Valerian Root Essential Oil helps you Sleep and Reduces your Stress Level!

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Valerian root has been used for centuries. The fragrance is very calming and grounding to the body and mind. It has a musty and woody aroma that most people either like or don’t like! But, animals seem to resonate very well with this oil.

Did you know that Valerian has been studied for its tranquilizing properties? Yes, as well as Vetiver essential oil! Scientists know that valerenic acid and valerone are the constituents that calm and relax the nervous system!

That is why Valerian root is perfect for restlessness, sleep disturbances and any accident, trauma or emergency! Trauma Life a professionally made blend contains this oil for that reason. Place it in your First Aid Kit for the barn or the house!

I designed this section so you could use it as a fun and easy reference guide on Valerian. It will tell you how to use your oil and what to use it for. It will also provide you with some fun tips, testimonials and oil trivia!

As I receive new tips and testimonials on Valerian root oil they will be added to the page, so check back often!

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Valerian Essential Oil

What is the Genus Species? Valeriana Officinalis

Why is this information important? Well, believe it or not, some companies will substitute a species within the family where the fragrance is similar! But remember, then it will have different properties and uses, so please be aware of this. For example, many people may use Spikenard as a substitute. Spikenard is in the Valerian Family.

What is the Latin Derivative? Valerian is derived from a personal name "Valerius"

Why is this information so important? Its not, it's just a fun fact!

What Part of the Plant is Used? Root

What is the ORAC Value? 6,200 µTE/100g

Why be bothered with this number? ORAC stands for Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity. It tells you the antioxidant capacity of a food item. Antioxidants have shown to reduce the risk of age related conditions and cancer! This was developed by the USDA researchers. For instance: Kale= 1,770; Clove = 1,078,700. Wow!

The number for clove is NOT a typo!

Most Interesting Historical Reference?

Did you know that Valerian root was used as a medicinal herb in ancient Greece and Rome? Galen, a Roman physician and philosopher of Greek origin, prescribed it for insomnia! What are the Plant Properties? Sedative, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, vermifuge, tranquilizing, temperature reducing.

What are the Documented Uses or Benefits of Valerian Oil? Insomnia, anxiety, agitation, cancer (cervical), coma, depression, fever, headache, hyperactivity, menstrual cramps, parasympathetic nervous system (stimulates), restless leg syndrome, schizophrenia, sexual desire (excessive), spasm, spine (herniated disk or disk deterioration), stress, teeth grinding, tendonitis, emotional trauma and tension headache.

What is the Aromatic Affect on the Mind? Calming, grounding, relaxing, and balancing. Eases anxiety.

What is the Spiritual Influence? Greater clarity and balance.

What Chakra is Affected? Promotes balance of the central nervous system which does not have a specific chakra.

How do I use it?

  • Apply several drops (2-4) on location
  • Apply to chakras/vitaflex points
  • Directly inhale, diffuse, or
  • May be used as a dietary supplement

Good oil for the First Aid Kit: No

Can this oil be used for pets? Yes, in small amounts. Common use is to control pain and for calming.

Note about animals: Certain oils can be very toxic to cats. Citrus products and oils in particular that are not of therapeutic grade! Please consult your vet if you are not sure about applying any essential oil to your pet.

What are the Safety Precautions? First, only use therapeutic grade essential oils! Valerian oil does not have contraindications know at normal aroma-therapeutic doses; however it is recommended that it is not taken in large doses or for a long period of time. I typically use this oil in a blend that is pre-made to provide a balancing effect and avoid any dosage concerns. See RutaVaLa Essential oil.

Essential Oil Trivia?

Did you know that Valerian was used in many love potions and aphrodisiacs?

Did you know that the German Commission E has pronounced Valerian to be an effective treatment for restlessness and for sleep disturbances resulting from insomnia, migraine and tension?

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Tips and Testimonials from an Essential Oil User

Valerian root essential oil can really help to calm and relax a horse. Sometimes it is just enough to take the edge off for the farrier or the vet without using a tranquillizer! But remember, if you compete, check with your governing organization to find out what oils and herbs are on the prohibited substances list.

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