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Valerian, A Natural Aid For Treating Insomnia, Anxiety,psychentonia
- Jul 23, 2020 -

As the pace of life accelerates, people often suffer from insomnia and anxiety due to higher work pressure.

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More and more people use valerian acid powder, which is safe and effective without side effects, to relieve mental stress and promote sleep. So how Valerian does promote sleep often? What's the sedative and hypnotic mechanism of valerian?

Bulk valerian root powder shortens the cycle of falling asleep (α wave) and thus shortens the time to fall asleep

Valerian volatile oil in valerian can increase the expression of interleukins in peripheral blood monocytes and peritoneal macrophages, promote the secretion of 5-HT (serotonin), inhibit the activity of brain neurons (brain waves), and make the brain The radio waves quickly enter the α (Alpha) band (8-12Hz wavelength), shorten the sleep latency, and fall asleep quickly.

Reduce the number of awakenings and prolong the period of deep sleep (β wave)

Valerian triester and valerenic acid in valerian can reduce the body's glutamate, aspartic acid, and serum corticosterone to normal levels. By reducing the secretion of Caspase-3 positive cells in the hippocampus of the brain, inhibiting the production of Caspase-3 positive neurons in the hippocampus of the brain, so that ACH (adrenal cortex hormone) rises rapidly, and the brain neurons (brain waves) are maintained in the β band (14-30Hz wavelength) The staying period, prolong the sleep time of β-band, reduce the number of awakenings, and increase the depth of sleep.

Adjust sleep structure and restore normal band circulation

valeriana officinalis extract as oil forms, valerian triester and valerenic acid can restore 5-HT (5-hydroxytryptamine) and ACH (adrenal cortex hormone) to normal secretion levels, and normalize the activity of brain neurons (brain waves) The cycle cycle of α-band, θ-band, δ-band, and β-band adjusts the sleep structure from the root and prolongs sleep time.


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