How to Grow Valerian Root From Seeds?

Answer An herbaceous perennial, valerian (Valeriana officinalis) is native to Europe, Asia and America, although the European variety is grown most commonly. It grows in the wild in damp meadows, woods an... Read More »

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Valerian Fresh Root vs. Dried Root?

Fresh and dried valerian root share many of the same qualities, but the dried root has many more applications than the fresh root. Dried valerian root can be stored for longer periods and is more c... Read More »

How much valerian root should one take a day?

On One Hand: Recognized BenefitsValerian root is a natural herb used to relieve stress and help people sleep. It can be found in over-the-counter supplements and in herbal teas. Its most popular us... Read More »

Can you take Valerian root during pregnancy?

The current recommendations of the Food and Drug Administration in the USA are that Valerian should not be used in pregnancy or breastfeeding because there is too little information to call it 'saf... Read More »

How do I prepare cut valerian root?

Bake the RootPlace a cup of fresh cut valerian root on a baking sheet and place it in the oven. Bake the valerian root for about 30 minutes at 350 degrees. Turn the pieces of cut valerian root over... Read More »