When there was no pharmaceutical medicine people relied on natural medicine to get them through the days. Valerian is a herb that has been used since ancient Rome and Greece. Valerian is commonly mistaken for a weed, it has pink or white bushels of tiny flowers on the tops and blooms during the summer season. The roots are deep and can be used for several different uses. You will greatly benefit from this amazing plant.
Valerian is commonly used for insomnia or trouble sleeping. It is a natural sedative which can cause drowsiness and in turn help you sleep. The root of valerian can used for a tea also, a root in hard soil usually has a high concentration of the essential oil and a root in a loose fertile soil can have a lower concentration. The root of valerian can help with insomnia, gastrointestinal problems, migraines and other pains of the body. The approximate dosage of this is about 400-900mg, depending on how bad and what the problem is. Valerian root tea can be cultivated during hotter parts of the year, if you don't live in a area in which valerian is common, you should be able to buy the teas and oil capsules in stores and online stores.
It calms and relieves pain making it great aid for many common everyday problems that most people experience. Valerian can also be used for anxiety or stress as it is a muscle relaxer.Valerian should not be taken while pregnant and also when taking prescribed drugs. The tea if being made can be made with hot water but if you would like to keep most the of oils then using room temperature or cold water can also be used.