Valerian Root Tincture (Valeriana officinalis)
A herbal food supplement
Valeriana officinalis radix
Extracts such as tinctures or essences offer a convenient alternative to herbal teas. Many are used in food, food supplements, cosmetics and as an ingredient by herbalists in bespoke formulas.
Valeriana officinalis radix extracted in sugar beet ethanol (alcohol). The part used is the root. The strength is 1:3 45%.
Adults: Take up to 5 ml (100 drops), 3 times a day in a little water, unless otherwise told by a qualified herbal medicine practitioner. This amount may be added to cold or warm water, juice or another drink. Do not exceed the stated dose.
Contains alcohol. 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. This product is not intended for use by a person under the age of 18. 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 dropper 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. Recycling code: 01.
Dropper Lid and Screw Top Lids: Mixed plastic. Recycling code: 07.
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