Valerian is a hardy perennial flowering plant with sweet-smelling pink or white flowers. The name Valerian means "to be strong or healthy" in Latin, and this translation is generally regarded to refer to its medicinal use, though it is suggested that it also refers to the strong odor. Valerian is native to Europe, South Africa, and parts of Asia and was introduced to North America.Ancient Greeks used the plant for a variety of medical disorders ranging from liver problems, digestive ailments, and urinary tract disorders to nausea and insomnia. Valerian has also been used for centuries for nervous conditions and has been traditionally used for sleeplessness, epilepsy, nervousness,
Valerian is a plant native to Europe and Asia. It grows to up to four feet high and has trumpet-shaped flowers. The roots are used medicinally. Although the fresh root is relatively odorless, the dried root has a strong odor that many find unpleasant. Valerian extract has been used for centuries as a perfume and as a mild, relaxing sedative.
Valerian has been used as a medicinal herb since at least the time of ancient Greece and Rome. Hippocrates described its properties, and Galen later prescribed it as a remedy for insomnia. In medieval Sweden, it was sometimes placed in the wedding clothes of the groom to ward off the "envy" of the elves. In the sixteenth century, the Anabaptist reformer Pilgram Marpeck prescribed valerian tea for a sick woman.
1. anti-depressant function.
2. Sedation, sleep, anticonvulsant effect.
3. antibacterial, anti-virus, anti-tumor effect.
CERTIFICATE OF ANALYSIS
Brown fine Powder
100% pass 80 mesh sieve
Valeric acids (HPLC)
Loss on drying
Total plate count
1000 cfu/g max.
Yeast & mold
100 cfu/g max.