Valerian Root Oil
Valerian is a hardy herbaceous perennial plant with a strong odor that is a member of the Valerianaceae family. The chief constituent of valerian is a yellowish-green to brownish-yellow oil which is present in the dried root. The volatile oils that form the active ingredient are extremely pungent. Valerian can grow up to 6.5 feet tall (typically ~4 to 5 feet tall) and has a strong odor. It is self-seeding and can be cultured by replanting, dividing the roots,or planting seeds in indoor flats or outdoor seed beds.
Major Constituents :- Valerian constituents include monoterpenes, sesquiterpenes, alkaloids, caffeic acid derivatives, valepotriates, flavinoids, lignans, and amino acids.
- Valerian is typically taken orally to treat insomnia, dyssomnia, restlessness, anxiety, and mood disorders such as depression.
- Valerian is most often used to treat insomnia.
|BOTANICAL NAME||Valeriana Officinalis|
|COLOR||Yellow to Greenish Yellow.|
|ODOUR||warm-woody, balsamic root like odour|
|Refractive Index @ 20°C||1.5012||1.5074|
|Density @ 20°C||0.91||0.942|