What is Valerian?
Valerian is a pink and white flowering herb. It has a long history of traditional use. It can be used to aid many functions in the body.
What does Valerian do in the body?
Valerian has many uses in the body. Its main functions are with sleep and relaxation. Valerian may help with the onset of sleep as well as maintaining natural sleep. Valerian is thought to work on calming down nervous function which is necessary for us to get to sleep and stay asleep. Calming down nervous function is also important for helping you to cope with the stress of a busy lifestyle. Valerian can also be used to help you relax and unwind, and may help you to deal with both psychical and mental tension, calmness and irritability.
Why do I need Valerian?
Many people need help with either getting to sleep or staying asleep. Currently nearly 50% of the population struggle to get to sleep or wake during the night. Often people are frustrated with the sleeping pills often prescribed by the doctor, and would like to try a natural approach.
How do I take Valerian?
Valerian can be taken in a tincture, capsules, tablets and tea. If you are using it to help with sleep, take it 30 minutes before bedtime.