Botanical Name: Valeriana officinalis
Components: With fernlike leaves and fragrant pink or white flowers, the beauty and aroma of this plant greatly contrasts the unpleasant smell and taste of its medicinal roots.
Overview: Valerian is known to relax the body and quiet the mind. It calms the central nervous system, minimizes muscle spasms, and eases insomnia. These effects can reduce anxiety, lower blood pressure, and fight depression.
Uses: May be used in teas, tinctures, or capsules.