Valerian is a perennial plant that has been used as an herbal remedy since the time of the Ancient Greeks, who used it to treat digestive problems. The herb grows in damp areas throughout the Americas, Europe and northern Asia. Valerian root has been used for centuries to treat nervous system disorders, and it is commonly used as a sleep aid as well.A number of studies have shown that Valerian root extract can improve sleep quality and reduce insomnia, although methodological issues make it difficult to draw firm conclusions about its efficacy.Nonetheless, it is approved by Germany’s Commission E (a counterpart to the US FDA) for treating sleep disturbances.
Function of Valerian Root Extract
1.With the function of antidepressant;
2.With the function of improving microcirculation;
3.With the function of antibacterial, antiviral and anti-tumor;
4.With the function of easing the tension, anxiety and improving the role of sleep.
Application of Valerian Root Extract
1. As raw materials of drugs for anti-bacterial, anti-depressants, anti tumor and sedation, it is widely used in fields of pharmaceutical and health products;
2. As insomnia and other similar symptoms of psychasthenia product raw material, it is widely used in health products industry;
3. As dietary supplements increased therapeutic function, it is widely used in fields of dietary supplement products;
4. As products of sedative and anti-bacterial, they are widely used to add to beauty products in cosmetic industry.