Valerian promotes natural relaxation and helps in coping with stress. It appears to improve the quality of sleep, reduce the time it takes to get to sleep and not Commonly infused as valerian tea, the roots can also be mixed into herbal tea blends or tinctured.
Combine with hops for improvements in sleep quality.
Qualities: Bitter, pungent, cooling, drying & sweet
In rare cases valerian root may cause mental sluggishness and headaches, as well as other symptoms like uneasiness and excitability. These issues seem mostly related to high-dose or long-term usage of this herb.
Caution is advised during the use of barbiturates, benzodiazepines, and other sedative drugs, as valerian has the potential to increase the effects of some sedatives. We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
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