About Valerian Root Essential Oil:
Valerian Root Essential Oil India (Valeriana officinalis), Valerian Root oil has a long history as a medicinal herb for nervous disorders and hysteria. Valerian Root oil has a green, balsamic, musky aroma that blends well with Cedarwood, Copaiba Balsam, Lavender, Patchouli, Spikenard, and Yarrow. Part used root, method steam distilled, origin India, sold in weight 1 ounce to 2.20 pounds.
Valeriana Officinalis, Valerian Root Essential Oil, India, for 30 years or more Valerian has been clinically investigated for its tranquilizing properties, and researchers have pin pointed sesquiterpenes as the active constituents that excerts a calming effect on the central nervous system.
- Borneol Acetate [32-44%]
- Camphene + Alpha-Fenchene [24-34%]
- Alpha-Pinene [4-8%]
- Beta-Pinene [2-6%]
- Isobicyclogermacrenol [3-6%]
- Myrtenyl Acetate [1-5%]
Action Traditional Uses and Other Uses for Valerian Root Essential Oil:
Action: Valerian oil is sedative and tranquilizing to the central nervous system. Valerian warming properties can help with hypothermia. Traditional Uses: For more than 30 years, valerian has been clinically investigated for its tranquilizing properties. Researchers have pinpointed sesquiterpenes as the active constituents that exerts a calming effect on the central nervous system. The German Commission E has pronounced Valerian to be an effective treatment for restlessness and for sleep disturbances resulting from nervous conditions. Other Uses: Because of Valerian effect on the nervous system, Valerian may help with insomnia, nervous indigestion, migraine, restlessness, and tension.
Application: Diffuse or apply topically, especially in a soothing massage. Add to food or rice milk as a dietary supplement.
Fragrannt Influence: Calming, relaxing, grounding, and emotionally balancing; a sleep aid.
Companion Oils: Cedarwood oil, Lavender oil, Mandarin oil, Patchouli oil, Petitgrain oil, Pine oil, and Rosemary CT cineol.
Safety Data: If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Repeated use can possibly result in contact sensitization.
Essential Oils Safety & Disclaimer:
This information is for educational purpose only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose and disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purpose only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate. As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.