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Valerian Essential Oil

Product details: Valerian Oil,100% pure, natural

Aroma: Earthy, woody

Botanical name: Valeriana officinalis L.

Country of origin: Guizhou, China

Method of extraction: Steam distillation

Part of the plant used: Roots and rhizomes

Crop season: Aug. to Oct.

Constituents: Bronyl acetate ≥35%

Product Description

Valerian (Valeriana officinalis) is a perennial flowering plant native to Europe and Asia. Valerian essential oil is obtained by directing steam through the underground parts of the plant. The aroma of valerian root oil is used to create earthy, musky formulations. It is also often used to create tobacco and root beer flavorings. Valerian is "generally recognized as safe" (GRAS) for use in food by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Benefits of Valerian Root Essential Oil

Improves Sleep Disorders

Valerian essential oil contains a substance known as valerenic acid, which is believed to affect gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) receptors in the brain. In this way, valerian may have benefits as a mild sedative and anxiolytic (anxiety-reducing drug).

Lowers Anxiety & Depression

Valerian oil is also used to improve mood and reduce anxiety. The same mechanism of action that enables healthy sleep also help to reduce the negative energy and chemicals in the body that can induce anxiety and stress. These stress hormones can be dangerous when chronically in the body, so valerian essential oil can help you rebalance your body and increase your peace and calm.

Skin Care

Valerian root oil is able to infuse the skin with a healthy blend of protective oils that protect against the development of wrinkles and also functions as an antiviral barrier that helps keep you healthy.

Reduces Menstrual Cramps

The relaxing nature of valerian essential oil has made it a popular part of pregnancy and menstrual therapy for many years. It can reduce the severity and discomfort of menstrual cramps, which is a welcome relief to many women who suffer through menstruation cramps, as well as discomfort and pain during pregnancy, but it is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Uses of Valerian Essential Oil

Valerian root essential oil can be used to massage mixtures to relieve subdue over-excitability and restlessness. Just dilute 2-3 drops of 100% pure valerian essential oil with almond oil and gently rub the mixture on your head.

Valerian root oil may be helpful in treating skin conditions, including wounds, cuts, stings, and bruises. You can add 2-3 drops of organic valerian essential oil into your daily skincare products or just dilute 2-3 drops of Valerian oil with as many drops of almond oil and apply the blend topically.

Valerian essential oil is renowned for its powerful relaxing properties. Valerian oil may reduce feelings of anxiety and help you get a good night's rest. If you do not like odor of valerian consider blending it with Lavender or Jasmine oil.