VALERIAN Valeriana officinalis Liquid extract of fresh rhizome with rootlets. Actions: Calmative. Relaxing sedative that also enhances cerebral circulation. Relaxes smooth muscles. Uses: To reduce stress, anxiety, nervousness, agitation, and irritability. Especially recommended in nervous conditions associated with enfeebled cerebral circulation. Facilitates and enhances quality of sleep in insomnia without a “drugged” feeling. Nervous headache. Relief of mild neuralgia, cramps and spasms. Symptomatic relief of chorea when combined withBlack Cohosh. Dose: Take 30 to 40 drops, 3 to 4 times per day. Cautions: None known.