Valerian Root Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Valeriana Officinalis
Plant Part: Root
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Color: Brown to reddish brown
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Blends well with: Cedarwood, Lavender, Mandarin, Patchouli, Petitgrain, Pine and Rosemary.
Aromatic Scent: Valerian Root Essential Oil has an earthy, slightly sweet scent characteristic of an oil derived from a root.
Benefits: Valerian Root Essential Oil is known for lessening anxiety and nervous tension and it helps to promote sleep. Valerian Root essential oil has helped people to quit smoking, eases congestion, and relieves muscle spasms.
Description: Valerian (Valeriana officinalis, Valerianaceae) is a hardy perennial flowering plant, with heads of sweetly scented pink or white flowers which bloom in the summer months. Valerian flower extracts were used as a perfume in the sixteenth century. Valerian Officinalis is native to Europe, North America, and the northern part of Asia. Altogether, the genus contains about 150 different species. These are widely distributed throughout the temperate zones. Both the root and the rhizome are highly prized for their healing properties.
Medical disclaimer: The information provided herein is for personal interest and informational purposes only. It is NOT intended to offer medical treatment for any condition. Essential oils are very concentrated and are not to be used undiluted on the skin or taken internally otherwise instructed by your Doctor. Keep out of reach of children.
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