Valerian Root

Indications

Valerian Root is indicated in-
  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety
  • Nervous excitation
  • Muscle spasm and pain
  • Restlessness
  • Migraine
  • Lack of concentration

Therapeutic Class

Herbal and Nutraceuticals

Pharmacology

Valerian capsule is a special preparation of standardized extract of Valerian root. Valerian is a perennial herb, ranging from 2-5 feet in height, native to Eurasia and North America. Valerian acts as centrally depressive, sedative, tranquilizer, anxiolytic, antioxidant, spasmolytic, analgesic, anti-inflammatory and muscle relaxant.

Dosage & Administration

1-2 capsule(s) daily 30 minutes before bed time or as prescribed by the physician.

Contraindications

Valerian is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to the plant.

Side Effects

No significant side effect has been observed in therapeutic dosage. Over dosage may cause headache, depression, nausea, lethargy, uneasiness, bradycardia, arrhythmias and decrease intestinal motility.

Precautions & Warnings

Valerian should not be administered during pregnancy, lactating mother and children without medical supervision.

Storage Conditions

Store in a cool and dry place. Protect from sunlight. Keep out of reach of children.

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