Used since ancient Greek times, there has been a dramatic upsurge of interest in valerian over the past 20 years, resulting in over 200 scientific papers on its chemistry and application.Lamberts® Valerian is one of the highest strength products available in the UK.
His rootstock contains a number of important compounds - valepotriates, valeric acid and volatile oils among them- that at one time or another were each thought to be responsible for the herb's sedative powers. Many herbalists believe that valerian's effectiveness may be the result of synergy among the various compounds.
Valerian preparations have a very disagreeable odour, so much so that inexperienced users may think they have a bad batch. It's quite normal.
Each tablet contains a 400mg extract, equivalent to 1600mg of valerian. Practitioners frequently recommend taking valerian one hour before bedtime.
An Oval white tablet
Each tablet delivers:
|(provided by 400 mg of a 4:1 extract)|
Less than 1 hour
Suitable for vegetarians
Do not take if pregnant or breast feeding.
It is advisable not to drive or operate machinery.
Side effects, overusage
None known at the recommended usage.
To be stored in a cool, dry place and protected from light, keep it out of reach of smallest children.