Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Valerian Root
Botanical Name   Valeriana officinalis
System Affected   nervous system, circulatory, sedative, asthma, acne
Properties   Healing effect on nervous system. Quieting and calming. Head. migraine, insomnia Good vs entire circulatory system. Mild sedative; may promote sleep if taken as a tea Acne, childhood diseases, digestive, nervous, pain, ulcers arthritis Arrhythmias, palpitations, heart lowers blood pressure, increased blood flow to heart Muscle spasms in bowels
Notes   may be used in a tea; smells pretty foul
Toxicity   none

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