Valeriana officinalis is a flowering plant mainly produced in Europe and western Asia. The roots and rhizomes of valeriana are used as sedatives to improve sleep for centuries. Their root extracts have been used to treat sleep disorders in Europe.
The experiment found that the effect of valerian extract on the sleep quality of mice, the results showed that the intake of 1000 mg / kg significantly shortened the sleep latency, and the valerian extract had no significant effect on the sleep cycle.
What are the active ingredients in valerian?
The main active ingredients in valerian: aromatic volatile oils (terpenes, anthrones, furfural), valerin (valerin), flavonoids, alkaloids.
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