Valeriana officinalis     Family: Caprifoliaceae



Caution: May be irritating or stimulating for a small percentage of people; avoid large doses for an extended period of time

Dosage: Prepare as infusion using 1 tsp dried root in 1 Cup boiling water, take 1 Cup before bedtime; Tincture, 10-30 drops taken before bedtime

Parts Used: Root

Range: Native to Europe and Asia, can now be found in America, grows in zones 3-9

Habitat & Growing Conditions: Full sun to partial sun, likes consistently moist conditions and soil

Traditional Chinese Medicine Flavors: Spicy, bitter, warm


Key Constituents:

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