Valerian Root Dry Extract
Product name: Valerian root dry extract
Botanical Name: Valeriana officinalis L.
Specification: Valerianoic acid 0.02%，0.25%，0.5%，0.8%
Test method: HPLC
Appearance: Brown Powder
Brief description of the plant
Valerian is a perennial herb with a height of 100 ~ 150cm. The stems are erect, with longitudinal stripes, with pot-shaped rhizomes or most elongated fibrous roots. Basal leaf clumps out, long ovate, singular pinnate compound leaves or irregularly deep lobes, small leaves 9-15mm, top lobes larger, few serrations all around, petioles long, base sheathed; stem leaves opposite, sessile stalks, singular pinnately divided, lobes 4.10 on each side, lanceolate, entire or irregularly coarsely toothed; leaves gradually tapering upward.
Umbrella inflorescence terminal, neatly arranged; flowers small, white or purple; bracteoles ovate-lanceolate, ciliate; flower potato degenerate; corolla tube, approximately 5 mm long, lobes oblong; Corolla tube slightly longer;
Ovary lower, oblong. The chrysanthemum fruit is smooth, with 1 seed. The flowering period is from June to July, and the fruiting period is from July to August.
The clinical efficacy of Valerian root dry extract
Valerian is used for various conditions of antispasmodic, calming, and sleep aid: fatigue stress, muscle pain, menstrual pain, bronchospasm, long-term cough, nervous headache, insomnia, nervousness, and lack of rest, anxiety, stop taking benzodiazepine Drugs (stable). A German whisker hops preparation is recommended as a good day calming agent because it does not reduce activity time. Another German preparation called Recvaly satum Burgers can be used for mentally related diseases caused by addiction, neurasthenia, agitation, anxiety, and stress.
Valerian root dry extract is also used as a homeopathic medicine (diluted 3 to 6 times) in Europe and is recommended for depression, agitation, lack of rest, lack of sleep, swelling, and excessive libido. It should be noted that sage grass may cause diuresis in some people, so for those who must urinate frequently at night, valerian is not suitable for sleep-assisted treatment.
It can also be used for arrhythmia caused by excessive excitement, anorexia in children, tremors, gastrointestinal upset, chronic indigestion, stomach cramps, hernias, dysentery, and swelling (especially caused by fatigue or physical labor, coffee, tobacco, and alcohol), It can also treat Parkinson's disease, excessive excitement during menstruation, and is also used for children's bedwetting and insects.
A standard dose of valerian is 450mg. Daytime supplementation should consist of 2 to 3 doses of 300mg.
Valerian supplements consist of the root, which is standardized to contain 0.8-1% valerenic acid.
Valerian should be taken an hour before bed. If valerian is being supplemented during the daytime, it should be taken with meals.