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Valerian Root

A natural remedy for sleep and relaxation

Valerian Root

Valerian root, derived from the perennial plant of the Valerianaceae family, is native to Europe and Asia. This remarkable herb has been revered for its medicinal properties for over 2000 years, known for its natural calming effects.

Organic valerian root (Valeriana officinalis) offers a complex taste profile that is slightly sweet and spicy with a hint of bitterness. While the flavor may be an acquired taste for some, it is often blended with other soothing herbs to create a more enjoyable and pleasant infusion.
- Supports Healthy Sleep: Valerian root is traditionally used to promote restful sleep and relaxation. It is a popular natural remedy for insomnia and sleep disturbances, helping to improve sleep quality without the grogginess associated with some over-the-counter sleep aids.
- Relieves Anxiety and Stress: Known for its calming effects, valerian root helps reduce anxiety and stress, providing a sense of tranquility and ease.
- Gastrointestinal Relief: Valerian is also used to alleviate gastrointestinal spasms and discomfort, offering relief from digestive distress.

Valerian root remains a timeless natural remedy, valued for its ability to support healthy sleep, ease anxiety, and soothe digestive issues. Its unique flavor, while distinctive, can be pleasantly balanced when paired with complementary herbs, making it an indispensable addition to your herbal tea collection.


organic Valerian Root (Valeriana officinalis)


Serving Size: 2.5g /cup
Steeping Temp: 100°C
Steeping Time: 5 mins.
Origin: USA
Caffeine: Caffeine Free
Certification: Organic
Grade or Quality: C/S
Aroma: distinctive, earthy, musky, and somewhat pungent
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Valerian has been a trusted herb for centuries, often referred to as "nature's Valium" due to its potent calming effects. In ancient Greece and Rome, it was prescribed for insomnia, nervousness, trembling, headaches, and heart palpitations. Hippocrates, the famed Greek physician, documented its use, and Galen, another influential figure in medical history, recommended valerian for insomnia.
In medieval Sweden, valerian was sometimes placed in the wedding clothes of the groom to ward off the envy of elves. This practice highlights the cultural significance and mystical attributes often associated with this herb. Moreover, valerian's strong scent was historically believed to attract cats and was even thought to be used by the Pied Piper of Hamelin to lure rats out of the town, further embedding it in European folklore.