Valerian Glycerite – Promotes Relaxation & Restful Sleep* This Valerian extract is prepared from fresh (undried) rhizome & roots of Valeriana officinalis plants which are Certified Organically Grown without the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides or herbicides. This valerian product is never fumigated or irradiated To assure optimal extraction of Valerian’s bioactive compounds, the rhizome & roots are hand-harvested in late autumn or early spring and are then taken directly to company’s laboratory and promptly extracted while still fresh and succulent Non-GMO & Gluten-Free
FREE OF: Alcohol
Amount per serving: Valerian rhizome & root (Valeriana officinalis) extract 810 mg
Certified organic vegetable glycerin & distilled water. Equivalent to approx. 560 mg of fresh herb. NonFresh herb / menstruum ratio: 1 : 1.25
GALINA’S SUGGESTED USE
Because valerian is sedative (a substance that causes sleepiness and drowsiness), it’s best to take it at night after you have done all your driving for the day. Take 1 dose of valerian (40 drops mixed with 1/4 cup of warm water) before your dinner, and 2nd dose before going to bed. Sip the valerian/water solution slowly. Shake well before using. Best taken between meals. Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from heat & light.
Valerian can cause some side effects such as headache, excitability, uneasiness, and even insomnia in some people. A few people feel sluggish in the morning after taking valerian, especially at higher doses. It’s best not to drive or operate dangerous machinery after taking valerian. The long-term safety of valerian is unknown. To avoid possible side effects when discontinuing valerian after long-term use, it’s best to reduce the dose slowly over a week or two before stopping completely.
Special Precautions & Warnings
Pregnancy or breast-feeding: There isn’t enough information about the safety of valerian during pregnancy or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use Surgery: Valerian slows down the central nervous system. Anesthesia and other medications used during surgery also affect the central nervous system. The combined effects might be harmful. Stop taking valerian at least two weeks before a scheduled surgery
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.