Valerian wards off anxiety and insomnia

WikimediaImages’ photo on Pixabay.    Valerian is recognized by the World Health Organization as being beneficial in the natural treatment for anxiety.

Valerian (Valeriana Officinallis)


Anticonvulsant, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, antitumor, powerful tranquilizer, diuretic, relaxing, sedative, sleeping pill, vasodilator, anthelmintic…


Start by putting two teaspoons of dried Valerian, for a few minutes, in a little cold water, in a cup. Then add water heated to 90°C (when the water starts to boil) and cover for 10 minutes. Once cooled, it is ready to be consumed (see here how to make an infusion).


  • Anxiety,
  • asthma,
  • chronic headaches,
  • intellectual fatigue,
  • heart weakness,
  • depression,
  • menopause disorders,
  • exhaustion,
  • insomnia,
  • slight imbalances in the nervous system…


To pregnant women and it should also not be consumed for a prolonged period, as it can cause dependence. Each body is different, it is, therefore, important to be aware of any incompatibility, total or momentary, generated by its ingestion.

This text is an awareness. Depending on the season and the moment in which you are, it is up to each Being to feel whether he should consume this food. The dosage and frequency depend on the nature and physical condition of each Human Being.

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