Nutritional Guide

Valerian

Beneficial For :

WARNING: Do not exceed recommended intake. Do not take in conjunction with other sleeping aids.

Why you need it?

Valerian root contains two substances of special pharmacological interest-valepotriates and sesquiterpenes.

Parts Used:

Various parts.

Constituents:

Various.

Precautions

GRAS - Generally recognized as safe. No adverse reactions, side effects or overdose symptoms expected when taken within the recommended amounts.

  • As a precaution, avoid continuous long term use.
  • If you suffer from persistent, unexplained insomnia, consult your doctor.
  • The herb does not appear to cause serious side effects or to cause addiction.
  • Since some of the constituents may cause mutations, however, pregnant women should not use it. Nor should those taking other sedatives, or those who need to be alert, for example, because they are driving.

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