Is Valerian safe?

Answer On One Hand: Considered SafeAccording to the American Academy of Family Physicians, "Valerian is a safe herbal choice for the treatment of mild insomnia." Adverse effects are rarely reported. Clini... Read More »

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How to Harvest Valerian?

The Kansas State University guide to valerian describes the western valerian variety, known as Valerian sitchensis as having strong medicinal activities, and notes that the plant should be cultivat... Read More »

What Is Valerian Tea?

Valerian, or Valeriana officinalis, can help relieve stress, ease insomnia and reduce anxiety. An over-the-counter, herbal alternative to sleeping pills that have benzodiazepine, you can find valer... Read More »

How do i use the valerian plant?

Valerian RootsValerian plant roots and rhizomes are harvested during autumn of the second year of the plant's growth. Fresh roots can be pressed to release juice or they may be chopped to be soaked... 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 »