What is Valerian Root Extract?

Category: Supplements

Most popular types: Baldrian Heliotrope Valeriana Kneipp

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Valerian is an herb that was traditionally used as a sedative and treatment for anxiety. It is still widely used to treat insomnia and anxiety. The active ingredients are not known, but are thought to be contained in the root. There are many synonyms for valerian.

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