Valerian Root Glycerite (Valeriana officinalis)



A herbal food supplement


Valeriana officinalis radix


Valerian Root



Extracts such as glycerites offer a convenient sugar and alcohol free alternative to herbal tinctures. Many are used in food, food supplements, and as an ingredient by herbalists in prescription formulas. Glycerites can be used for people of all ages.


Valeriana officinalis extracted in vegetable glycerine. The part used is the root. The strength is 1:4 70%.



Not all herbs are suitable in pregnancy, breastfeeding or for young children, or if you are unwell, or taking any medication. If in doubt, please ask us, your medical herbalist or healthcare practitioner. Some individuals will react paradoxically to Valerian and will actually be stimulated by it. Interacts with barbiturates.  High in arginine, therefore avoid in Herpes simplex virus. Caution with sedative and anti-depressant medications as may theoretically potentiate effects.


Bottles: The 100ml (with tamper evident glass dropper pipette) bottles are made from environmentally sustainable Cosmetic Glass, as they are fully recyclable, and are manufactured using 40% recycled content from external sources. Recycling code: 70 - GL (Glass - Mixed). The 250ml, 500ml and 1 Litre bottles are made from recyclable amber PET with a screw top closure (does not contain dropper pipette). Recycling code: 01.

Dropper Lid and Screw Top Lids: Mixed plastic. Recycling code: 07.

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