Valerian (Valeriana officinalis L.)

Valerian (Valeriana officinalis L.)

belongs to the Valerianaceae family. The medical name is Rhizoma et Radix Valerianae. It is a natural antidepressant, analgesic, antikarcinogenic, antioxidant, anti-inflammator, antihelmetik, antispasmodic, diuretic, emmenagogue, Homeopathic, hypnotic, bloating, nervine, sedative, stimulant, tonic.
Valerian is a plant that has been known since ancient times. Gladly used by the Greeks and Romans, especially for the treatment of female complaints. Soe was named after the Latin word valere, meaning to be healthy. It was a very searched Medicine during the Second World War, not only for the soldiers but also for the inhabitants.

Pharmaceutical effects

We looked at valerian for thirty years as the great home medicine, primarily thanks to the excellent natural calming and relaxing effects and is advising all individuals prone to excitement and anxiety – in the form of a tincture, which increases its flexibility while its strength and concentration remain – so much to ensure that the conditions set not to exceed the weight of disturbances of psychophysical health.
Today, science has accepted the great natural remedy Valerian and confirmed it in the treatment of diseases of the modern stressful and anxiety influent lifestyle. It is recommended for the treatment of neurological disorders and as a result of anxiety, neuroses, stress, insomnia, etc.. The ingredients in valerian have little natural features such valtrate and acting anxiolytic and hypnotic (calming effect on the nerves, the cerebral cortex, GABA receptors in the brain, even in the cerebro – spinal system, etc.).
Valerian has shown a special effect in the treatment of insomnia. A natural good sleep without addiction risks during the usage ( allows the natural regeneration of the whole organism, weakened, debilitating mental or physical labor, strengthens the concern – with anxiety or with morning tiredness after waking up, in particular caused insomnia neurosis, etc. during the sleep).

Against sadness and anxiety

Valerian is taken primarily with disturbed psychophysical conditions as nerve disorders (hysteria, stress, nervous excitement of all kinds, dizziness, epilepsy, hypochondria, poor memory, insomnia, neurasthenia, irritability, nervous exhaustion, sadness, neurosis neurosis of the heart which are accompanied with fear – a strong heart palpitations, neurotic spasms of the stomach and intestines, nervous earthquake, sweaty palms, neurotic headaches, tense emotional states, fear of exams, disorders of concentration, various tics, anxiety (fainting – valerian tincture), psychomotor instability , etc.), disease (arrhythmia, palpitations, cardiac neurosis, angina, heart spasms, status accompanied by the fear of heart disease, etc.), with organic disorders and symptoms: diseases of the stomach and intestines (different spasm secondary to disturbed operation , flatulence – bloating, vomiting, a digestive agent with inflammatory bowel disease, gastric neurosis, abdominal pain, intestinal colic, and various parasites intestinal parasites, etc.), with head disorders (dizziness, headache, nervous by headache, dizziness, migraine headaches during menopause etc.), respiratory diseases (asthma, bronchitis, asthma cramps, bronchospasm, chest cramps etc.), female disease (disturbed menstrual cycle, for controlling, menstrual cramps, painful periods, menopausal disorders, premenstrual syndrome – PMS etc.), urinary tract diseases (painful urination, difficulty urinating, increased urination, etc.), high pressure (regulates and lowers high blood pressure, etc.), with muscle cramps, painful disease of the joints and bones, bile problems, hyperactivity of children (consult a doctor) with fever, skin diseases (skin eruptions of or as a result of stress, eczema, urticaria, etc.).