Valerian (10:1) Extract
Improves Sleep Quality*
Healthy Blood Pressure*
Improves Heart Health*
What is Valerian Extract?The plant itself is perennial and grows in damp areas. The plant has sweet-smelling flowers in pink or white colors. People have been using the herb for hundreds of years, especially in Ancient Greece and Rome civilizations. In older times, people used the flower of the plant to extract its perfume since it smelled lovely. This practice has been performed since the 16th century. The root of the plant was also used to obtain oils that worked as a sleeping aid.  *
Valerian root's chemical makeup mainly consists of bornyl acetate, valerenic acid, valepotriates and sesquterpenoids. These compounds work to support the neurotransmitter GABA while Valerenic acid produces chloride currents using the GABA receptors which can help soothe support a healthy brain and nerves. The Valerian extract performs through central adenosine mechanism which is why it is able to support sleep so easily. It may soothe the nerves letting you relax your mind and body. *
How Could Valerian Extract Support My Health?In recent years, people have started looking towards herbal remedies to treat several medical issues and health problems. The use of Valerian extract has gained much popularity with research suggests could support healthy sleep, anxiousness support, menopausal support, blood pressure management, focus and concentration support and both heart and brain health. *
- Sleep. Research and studies have shown that the plant's roots have significant effects on people with sleep deprivation. Sleep deprivation can be caused by many factors, but if it becomes chronic it can cause many health problems. Whether it is stress or some other cause, make sure that you treat your sleep deprivation because, if untreated, it can cause a series of other health issues, such as weakened immunity system, weight gain or loss, high blood pressure, memory issues, risk of diabetes, risk of heart problems, and many other issues that can have an adverse effect on your body and brain. Valeriana officinalis can help you combat this issue but it is not a complete solution for insomnia. It is not as potent as some other medication but it does not have the side effects that those drugs do. Valerian root can help support healthy levels of GABA which is a neurotransmitter that if can act as a sedative if produced in a significant amount. This discovery is innovative, because people in ancient times used the root of Valerian for same purposes.  *
- Anxiety. The Valerian root extract also aids people that have anxiety. Since the root can increase the levels of GABA in the brain, it calms your nerves and dampens your anxiety. The Valerian root also contains valerenol and valerenic acid that are natural anxiety-reducing agents. The combinations of these factors turn the herb into a great anti-anxiety treatment that works just like any heavy prescription medicine, except all the harmful side effects. The herb is organic and healthy, while the prescriptions drugs can cause negatively impact your body and overall health. The root will help calm down your nerves and relax your body as well as brain.  *
- Menopausal Symptoms. Valerian root was also researched for its effects on menopause and its symptoms. Women who are going through a menopausal period can suffer hot flashes. There are, of course, medications, or hormone therapy that can help reduce the symptoms of menopause, but if you are not fond of these medications, you could try herbal remedies, such as Valerian root extract. It works wonders and may aid in treating hot flashes or other symptoms of menopause. You can drink it in a tea or take capsules, but after a couple of weeks of consumption, you may start to notice a benefit in health. *
- Blood Pressure. Since the root of the plant can help reduce stress and anxious thoughts, the same compounds may help regulate your blood pressure. Many people who suffer from anxious thoughts or a lot of stress can have alleviated blood pressure which is harmful for the body. High blood pressure can lead to significant health problems, including heart problems. Valerian root could support healthy blood pressure and soothe your nerves, which may keep your mind and heart healthy. Unfortunately, since stress has become a standard part of our lives, it is imperative to do everything you can to keep that stress from having a significant negative impact on your health.  *
- Attention And Focus. Valerian root extract can not only help you support anxious thoughts and work as a sleeping aid, but it has also been shown to help support those that are suffering from poor attention. It has proven to help with its symptoms. So, if you have anxious thoughts, stress or are having problems sleeping properly, you can get the Valerian root extract which comes in different forms. You can either get it as capsules or in a powder form that you can make tea with. You can consume it daily as a dietary supplement, but it can take some time to have an impact on your health. It will relax not only your brain, but your body as well. *
- Health Conditions. Keeping your heart and brain healthy is the key to success in life. If you have heart problems, then they could prove to be fatal if not treated at the right time and with appropriate medication. Herbal treatments are the best in that case since they have just as substantial an impact as prescription medicines yet they do not have the long list of side effects that come along with hard drugs. Valerian root is the perfect example of how herbal treatment can support you and keep you healthy. *
Suggest Usage / DosageTake 400 - 600mg of our extract an hour before restful activity.
Ideal Storage ConditionsUse a sealed container to store this product in a cool, dry place. Keep away from direct light and moisture. Once the package is opened, it must be re-sealed and used within 6 months.
Shelf LifeTwo years from date of manufacture.
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