Natures Way Valerian Standardized. Valerian promotes relaxation in those leading a hectic lifestyle and helps support a restful sleep. Valerian may also be of benefit in the treatment of restlessness, pain, spasms, and insomnia caused by nervous conditions. Its main actions are on the nervous system and muscles, acting as a relaxant, as well as for sedation. This herb is thought to be able to interact with the same receptors in the brain as benzodiazepine drugs, providing a relaxation and sedative effect.
Valerian Root has been extensively researched and is used worldwide for it's calming and relaxing effects. It promotes sleep if taken at night in most people and is thought to interact with the same receptors in the brain as benzodiazepine drugs providing a relaxation and sedative effect. It has also found to be of use in cramping, such as dysmenorrhoea and rheumatic pains.
Valerian is most effective in nervous conditions which are stress induced and produce cold extremities or constrictive blood flow as a side effect. It relieves pain, is good to normalise heart palpitations, slows the action of the heart while strengthening it and is good for the circulatory system.
A nervous system and smooth muscle relaxant, as well as a premier sedative herb, that can assist in the relief of insomnia, stress, anxiety and stress related hypertension. Can also help with cramps such as those associated with period pain, muscle spasms digestive colic.
Each 2 Capsules contain: Valerian Root 800mg, Valerian extract (root) 220mg, providing 0.8% Valerenic acids (1.76 mg). Other ingredients: Plant derived Capsule (hypromellose) silica.
Take 2 Capsules one hour before bedtime.
For daytime use: Take 1 Capsule with water at mealtimes.
Caution: Do not drive or operate heavy equipment while taking this product.
Keep out of reach of children. Do not take during pregnancy. If you are pregnant, nursing, or taking sedatives, tranqualizers or any medications, seek professional advice before taking. Not suitable for children under 12 years of age. Avoid using heavy machinery or driving while using this product, as drowsiness may result. A small percentage of the population have a reverse (stimulant) effect from supplementation with Valerian. It is said that these people may respond better to Hops as a sedative.