Valerian is a perennial plant that has been used as an herbal remedy since the time of the Ancient Greeks, who used it to treat digestive problems. The herb grows in damp areas throughout the Americas, Europe and northern Asia. Valerian root has been used for centuries to treat nervous system disorders, and it is commonly used as a sleep aid as well.
A number of studies have shown that Valerian root extract can improve sleep quality and reduce insomnia, although methodological issues make it difficult to draw firm conclusions about its efficacy.Nonetheless, it is approved by Germany’s Commission E (a counterpart to the US FDA) for treating sleep disturbances.
1. Sleep improvement: Valerian root extract can effect on human’s natural hormone cycle, which could help shorten the time to fall asleep.
2. Antibiosis: Valerian root extract has the function of antibiosis, especially for the infection caused by gram positive bacteria.
Toxicity and Contraindications：
Valerian has been classified as GRAS (generally recognized as safe) in the United States for food use; extracts and the root oil are used as flavorings in foods and beverages. The observed in vitro cytotoxicity of valepotriate compounds may not be relevant in vivo because of limited absorption.
1. As raw materials of drugs for anti-bacterial, anti-depressants, anti-tumor and sedation, it is widely used in fields of pharmaceutical and health products;
2. As insomnia and other similar symptoms of psychasthenia product raw material, it is widely used in health products industry;
3. As dietary supplements increased therapeutic function, it is widely used in fields of dietary supplement products;
4. As products of sedative and anti-bacterial, they are widely used to add to beauty products incosmetic industry.
Packing & Storage：
Pack in paper-drums and two plastic-bags inside. Net Weight: 25kgs/paper-drum.
1kg-5kgs plastic bag inside with aluminum foil bag outside. Net Weight: 20kgs-25kgs/paper-drum.
Store in a well-closed container away from moisture and light.
2 years if sealed and store away from direct sun light.
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