Valrian Root, Valeriana officinales Essential Oil

1 dram (1/6 oz.)

Valerian root, Valeriana officinalis, essential oil has a musky, earthy aroma that is appealing to those who are very nervous. The aroma can be relaxing and enhance a peaceful feeling; however, the aroma is very strong.

It combines well with hops flowers, ginger root, turmeric, cloves and mints. Historically, valerian has been used in love potions. See Mother Nature's Herbal, by Judy Griffin)

Valerian is counter indicated by nursing and pregnant mothers and children. It can cause dizziness, nausea. Do not drink alcohol, take pain, sleep antidepressants, anxiety or anti-convulsant medicines with valerian.

Valerian blends with Patchouli, Cedarwood, Lavender and Rosemary. It is used as a base note in aromatherapy in tiny doses. It is an acquired scent.



















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