Valerian Root, HerbalFactors 300 mg Capsules

Valerian Root, HerbalFactors® 300 mg Capsules

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Features and Benefits

  • Relieves insomnia and promotes restful sleep
  • Relaxes tense muscles
  • Eases gas pains and stomach cramps
  • Provides relief from stress and nervous anxiety

Preview

Valerian is a traditional herb used to ease pain, improve sleep, digestion, anxiety, and headaches. Valerian may increase the body’s available supply of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), a neurotransmitter that eases physical tension and stress. Natural Factors Valerian Root 4:1 extract contains the equivalent of 1200 mg dried root per capsule.

Ingredients

Each Capsule Contains:
Valerian 4:1 Extract (Valeriana officinalis) (root) 300 mg
(Standardized to 0.8% Valerenic acids)
(Equivalent to 1200 mg dried root)

Non-medicinal Ingredients

Rice starch, gelatin capsule (gelatin, purified water), vegetable grade magnesium stearate (lubricant), silica.

Dosage

Recommended Adult Dose: 1–2 capsules daily, taken a half an hour to 1 hour before bedtime, or as directed by a health care practitioner.

Cautions

Caution: Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist continuously for more than 3 weeks or worsen. Consumption with alcohol, other drugs or natural health products with sedative properties is not recommended. Exercise caution if operating heavy machinery or driving a motor vehicle within 2 hours of consumption. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Keep out of reach of children.

Allergen Statement

Contains no artificial colours, preservatives, or sweeteners; no dairy, sugar, wheat, gluten, yeast, soy, corn, egg, fish, shellfish, salt, tree nuts, or GMOs.

Feature Summary

Before over-the-counter medications were available, valerian was used by herbalists to ease pain. The valpotriates in valerian act as muscle relaxants, making it useful for painful spasms and menstrual cramps. But researchers have discovered a number of other factors responsible for valerian's relaxing, sedative and analgesic effect: valeric acid, volatile oils, choline, flavonoids, sterols, and alkaloids.

"Valerian root has been used for centuries to calm upset nerves, treat mood problems, pain and headache. In medieval times, valerian was so popular it became known as "all-heal." It is currently one of the most popular orthodox antispasmodic medications in Russia and Germany."