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Valerian Root Tincture

Valerian Root Tincture

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Valerian Root Tincture is one of the best soporifics to try if you are under the tyranny of insomnia. It improves sleep quality and reduces the sleep latency period to give you a sense of revival upon waking up. It contains valepotriates that are held responsible for its remarkable sedative activity. 

Valerian Root Tincture not only fights insomnia but also reduces anxiety, manages stress, lowers blood pressure, eases menstrual cramps, improves menstrual blood flow, mitigates joint pain and headaches. Its consumption can relieve the need for taking different painkillers and sleeping pills to alleviate the aforementioned conditions.


  • Organic Valerian Root
  • Grain Alcohol (50%)


Take half to a full dropper of Valerian Root Tincture up to 3 times a day in water or tea.


Valerian root (Valerian Officinalis) is a perennial, marked by sweetly fragrant leaves, flowers, stems, and roots. It is hailed as the best natural option for treating insomnia and is widely cultivated for the same reason.

Historically, it was used by Greeks and Romans to treat headaches, nervousness, heart palpitations, and trembling. Even Hippocrates has documented its benefits that account for its highly celebrated reputation. It has a benzodiazepine-like action that enhances the activity of GABA (Gamma-aminobutyric acid), an inhibitory neurotransmitter that controls sleep rhythm, anxiety, restlessness, nervousness, and even fear. 


Is Valerian Root Tincture safe for children?

Valerian Root Tincture is safe for children <12, who are experiencing insomnia and restlessness. However, it is advisable to consult your child’s pediatrician before adding it to their diet. 

Is Valerian Root Tincture a good sleep aid?

Valerian Root Tincture is a time-honored remedy to cure chronic insomnia. It improves sleep quality and reduces the sleep latency period to give you a sense of revival upon waking up. It also eases sleep disorders in postmenopausal women.

Is Valerian Root Tincture good for menstrual cramps?

Valerian Root Tincture has anti-spasmodic attributes that prevent the contraction of smooth uterine muscles during menstruation. It also inhibits the secretion of prostaglandins that triggers pain sensation, thereby relieving pain in women. 

Is Valerian Root Tincture safe to use during pregnancy?

Consuming Valerian Root Tincture during pregnancy may not be safe for fetal brain development as it lowers fetal zinc absorption. Consult your doctor/ pharmacist or herbalist before adding it to your diet.

Should I use Valerian Root Tincture every day?

It is safe to use Valerian Root Tincture every day if you are a persistent sufferer of insomnia and anxiety. However, after its long-term usage, taper down the dose before completely discontinuation to escape its withdrawal effects. 

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