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- essential oils
- Valeric acid and its derivatives.
Nervousness and sleep disorders are verifiably alleviated. Nocturnal waking phases decrease when taking an alcoholic valerian extract at a daily dose of 400 to 900 mg. The intake period must last at least 10 to 14 days.
Please always consult your doctor before taking a valerian root extract.
The active ingredients of valerian presumably influence the metabolic activity of the Neurons. After taking valerian, the sleep-promoting effect only begins slowly.
The first successes can be seen after 5 to 14 days at the earliest. After a long period of use, which lasts over 4 weeks and is high-dose, the dose of valerian must be slowly reduced again.
The valerian root is most often used as a ready-made preparation (in the form of
The daily dose should correspond to 2 to 3 g of dried valerian roots.
Tea preparations can also be used for internal use. For example, 150 ml of boiling water is poured over a teaspoon of valerian roots. The tea is strained and drunk about an hour before going to bed.
The valerian tea guarantees a better sleep. In addition, a valerian bath provides relaxation and calming (especially for muscle tension).
For the bath additive, take 75 to 100 g of valerian roots and pour 2 liters of boiling water over them. After 10 to 15 minutes, strain and put in the bath water.
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