Valerian

Valerian

Botanical name: Valeriana officinalis

Alternative Names
Valeriane du Jardin
Herbe du Loup
Garden valerian

Valerian has been used as a medicinal herb since at least the time of ancient Greece and Rome. Dried rhizomes and root are the part used for medicinal use. The known major constituents are the valepotriates, volatile oils and valerenic acid.

Traditional uses/Functions:
Valerian has been used to help relaxation and sleep.

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