Valerian root is known as the “nature’s valium”. For almost 2,000 years people have used this medicinal herb to relax and improve anxiety. Valerian root is associated with GABA in your brain that promotes a natural feeling of calmness and tranquility.
Valerian root is similar to having relaxation drugs without the nasty side effects.
Valerian root extracts
Valerian root has compound interaction with the GABA in the brain. It prevents breakdown of GABA resulting in an increase of parasympathetic action in the body. It enhances the sensation of calmness and tranquility. This mimics the effects of anti anxiety medications such as Valium.
It takes about 10-15 minutes to make valerian tea.
Valerian root is one of the safests alternative treatments for anxiety and insomnia. However, some may experience the following rare adverse effects: