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Valerian Root has been used throughout the ages to promote relaxation, tranquillity and to help improve your sleep.
It is a herb native to Asia and Europe and is now grown in China, the USA and other countries.

The root has a strong earthy odour which comes from the oils and other compounds. The root compounds are what help promote sleep and reduce anxiety, it also contains antioxidants hesperidin and linarin, which have sedative and sleep-enhancing properties.

Trying to stay calm whilst you’re stressed can be really difficult, especially in these unprecedented times. Research suggests that valerian root may help ease anxious feelings that occur in response to stressful situations.

Other benefits of valerian root include, improving symptoms of PMS, reductions in hot flushes during menopause, improvements in restless leg syndrome and decreased inflammation in Parkinson’s Disease.

Try our Valerian Calm, a strong herbal mix of sedating and calming herbs for your body and your mind. Take before bed or when significant calming is required.