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Valeriana officinalis, Valerianaceae) is a hardy perennial flowering plant, with heads of sweetly scented pink or white flowers. Valerian has uses in herbal medicine as a sedative. It has in the past been recommended for epilepsy but that has not been supported by modern research. The main current use of valerian is as... more at Wikipedia

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Insomnia
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Anxiety
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Overall, 53% (580 Members) find Valerian helpful
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Valerian Reviews

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Somewhat
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Did not work.
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I used this for Insomnia and found it very effective with no morning rebound like you find with overthecounter sleeping products and Rx ones too. I took two pills I dont know the milligrams but I followed the directions on the bottle and they came from Vitacost.com and they were the store brand. I learned that Valerian should not be used every night for longer than one month. I am not sure why.
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Valerian is great, but does not keep me asleep all eight hours long, necessarily. Otherwise, Valerian is very good. I also take melatonin about 6 mg before bedtime.
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I take valerian root in a tea that includes a number of other things, including camomile. I have found it to be helpful.
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Love that stuff. Aids in sleep and its all natural a make the tea. side effects relaxed drowsy.
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Taste gross but it relaxes me. Does Not Put Me To Sleep.
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yes this one is the best sleeping medicine. no side effects
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Valerian is an aid which helps to relax, but is not potent enough to help me actually get to sleep.
Working / Worked
no
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Discussions

  1. Discussion: Question about combining Melatonin and Valerian
    the brand Natrol makes an extended release version of melatonin..Valerian [More]
  2. Discussion: Question about combining Melatonin and Valerian
    I used to take 5 mg of melatonin and up to 1,500 mg of velarian together. It depends on the individual. I think 1,600 mg of velarian might be the max ... [More]
  3. Discussion: Question about combining Melatonin and Valerian
    I take SleepMD and it has 5mg of melatonin and 10mg of valerian root extract. I think 5mg of melatonin is the maximum dose you are supposed to take. N... [More]
  4. Discussion: Valerian root extract
    Cool thanks :) [More]
  5. Discussion: Valerian root extract
    I bought some recently. It stung when i put droos under my tongue. I didnt want to diffuse in water. Anyone else got tips on using this. Has it wo... [More]