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Valerian, Valeriana officinalis

Family:

Valerianaceae

Found in:

Medicinal Garden

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Medicinal Garden information:

Valepotriate, a compound found in valerian, has sedative-hypnotic and spasmolytic effects. There is some evidence that taking valerian orally reduces self-reported stress in social anxiety. Valerian is commonly used for sleep disorders, especially the inability to sleep

Valerian orally reduces self-reported stress in social anxiety. Valepotriate constituents found in valerian have sedative-hypnotic and spasmolytic effects.

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