The Holistic Properties of Valerian

Valerian (Valeriana officinalis) is one of those herbs that a lot of people are aware of, especially in regards to its usage as a remedy for sleep. But why does Valerian help us sleep? What are the underlying properties that lend to this popularized usage? And what else can Valerian be used for?

In this video, Sajah explains the holistic properties of Valerian as a nervine hypnotic and potent antispasmodic remedy, with applications reaching beyond just insomnia.

You’ll learn about some of the quirks of Valerian, especially in regards to its sometimes paradoxical reactions in some where it stimulates instead of sedates! This points towards some important considerations about when you don’t want to use this plant, based on its unique energetic constitution as compared to many other nervine hypnotics.

Hit play on the video above to watch this week’s blog post all about Valerian and then tell us about something new you got from watching this in the comments below! Are you one of those people who has stayed up all night after taking a dose of Valerian? We’d love to hear about your experience with this plant if you have any. Drop Sajah a question or comment below!

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