|According to herbal medicine,
Valerian acts as a sedative, antispasmodic and diuretic. Called the "Valium
of the nineteenth century" valerian is recognized world wide for its
relaxing effect on the body. In Europe, it is often used to control anxiety,
insomnia and excitability. Valerian does not have their unpleasant side
effects (except it doesn't taste very good) and it is not addictive.
Valerian has a synergistic effect with alcohol. For centuries, valerian has
been used to relieve muscle cramps related to stress, menstrual cramps, and
premenstrual syndrome PMS. Although valerian has been widely studied, how
this herb works is still not known.
high dosages, valerian may cause paralysis and a weakening of the heartbeat.
So do not exceed recommended dosage.
Valerian was used frequently in the United States before modern sleeping
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