Valerian Root (Valerianu of icinalis L Veleriana, valerian, capon’s tail, all-heal, garden heliotrope, English valerian, Vermont valeria, setwall, wild valerian) has sedative, anticonvulsant, antianxiety, and antidepressant properties. It relieves anxiety, nervousness, exhaustion, headache, and hysteria. Valerian is used to relax and strengthen the uterus.
Valerian Root herb Valerian is most commonly used for sleep disorders, especially the inability to sleep (insomnia). It is frequently combined with blue vervain, german chamomile, or other herbs that also cause drowsiness.Valerian is also used for conditions connected to anxiety and psychological stress including nervous asthma, hysterical states, excitability, fear of illness (hypochondria), headaches, migraine, and stomach upsets. Some people use valerian for depression, mild tremours, epilepsy, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Valerian is used for muscle and joint pain. Some women use valerian for menstrual cramps and symptoms associated with menopause, including hot flashes and anxiety.