Valerian (Valeriana officinalis) is an herb that grows wild in many parts of the world. Research indicates that it may have the following health benefits*:

  • Valerian root contains compounds that promote calmness by increasing GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid
    which is one of the main neurotransmitters responsible for sleep regulation) availability in the body and
    interacting with certain receptors involved in mood and sleep.
  • Eases anxious feelings that occur in response to stressful situations.
  • Improves symptoms of OCD
  • Reduces hyperactivity behaviours.
  • Improves sleep quality & alleviates symptoms of depression.
  • Relieves certain menopausal symptoms.
  • Relieves certain menstrual symptoms.
  •  * Healthline, 21/12-2021.

Products containing Valerian Root