Categories Food, Groceries Certified Organic Foods
Categories Food, Groceries Tea, Herbal
Categories Herbs Valerian
Frontier Natural Products, Organic Cut & Sifted Valerian Root, 16 oz (453 g)
Priced together: AU$31.05 Priced separately: AU$33.51
- USDA Organic
- Herbal Supplement
- Certified Organic by QAI
Valerian is well known for its strong, distinct aroma, which only develops after the roots are dried. One of the most calming and deeply relaxing herbs we know of, valerian is often used in bedtime formulas and sleep pillows.
Botanical name: Valeriana officinalis L.
Botanical Family: Valerianaceae
Common name: valerian
Synonyms: garden heliotrope, garden valerian, fragrant valerian
The Plant: Valerian was used for more than 2,000 years in a variety of ways -- including as a food, medicinal herb, perfume and spice. Its modern uses are related to its relaxing effects on people and animals.
To use as a tea, pour 1 cup boiling water over 1 tsp of herb, cover and steep 3-5 minutes.
|Serving Size: 1 tsp|
|Serving Per Container: About 172|
|Amount Per Serving||%Daily Value|
|Total Carbohydrates||2 g||<1%*|
|Dietary Fiber||<1 g||4%*|
|Organic Valerian, cut (root)||2.6 g||**|
|*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
**Daily Value not established.