Valerian Root e.o. – 15 ml
Botanical Name: Valeriana officinalis
The scent of the Valerian root e.o. (essential oil) is warm and woody. It also smells balsamic and musky.
The Valerian oil is native to Europe and western Asia. The medicinal properties of valerian were well known at least since Roman times. It is a general tranquilizer. It has been used for relieving certain conditions. These include nervous tension, insomnia, and headaches. It is described by many to be an “all heal.”
Other uses of the Valerian root oil include:
- helps decrease muscle spasms.
- helps treat nervous indigestion.
- helps treat bowel syndromes.
The Valerian root oil is also a great stress reliever. Its fame continues to increase in recent decades. The oil is safe to use. It is a non-addictive relaxant. It helps reduce nervous tension. It can also help in relieving anxiety and promote better sleep.
Other properties of the oil include it being a:
- aid in lowering blood pressure.
The Valerian oil can help treat insomnia. It is due to its properties as a sedative. It is known to be an alternative for prescription drugs against insomnia. It is because it is safe and gentle for use. There are many studies that state that this oil provides better sleep to insomnia patients.
It can also help in the fight against depression. The oil is a natural mood lifter. There are recent studies that state that this oil is an effective anti-depressant. It helps calm the cells and control nerve cells better. It can also help to combat seizures from happening. It can also help in the relief of tension and trauma.
Note: Although remedial, people with major health ailments like cancer, or epilepsy should avoid use. Non—toxic, non—irritant, possible sensitization in some individuals. Not to be used while pregnant. Moderately toxic, use in small amounts, can cause skin irritation, can be a mucous membrane irritant.