Baldarian; Garden Heliotrope; Valeriana officinalis; Valeriana sambucifolia; Valeriana wallichi; Valeriane
Insomnia is the perception or complaint of inadequate or poor-quality sleep because of one or more of the following: 1) difficulty falling asleep 2) waking up frequently during the night with difficulty returning to sleep 3) waking up too early in the morning unrefreshing sleep Insomnia is not defined by the number of hours of sleep a person gets or how long it takes to fall asleep. Individuals vary normally in their need for, and their satisfaction with, sleep. Insomnia may cause prob...
Valerian (Valeriana officinalis, Valerianaceae) is a hardy perennial flowering plant, with heads of sweetly scented pink or white flowers. Note that this "sweet" smell is quite overpowering when you put the flower into a vase.
Insomnia as related to Valerian
- Valerian — Health Professional Fact Sheet
Key points. This fact sheet provides an overview of the use of valerian for insomnia and other sleep disorders and contains the following key information:
- Valerian for Anxiety or Sleep, Insomnia - WebMD
Many people throughout the world use valerian to treat insomnia and anxiety. Studies suggest that valerian seems to give people better-quality sleep, and may also ...
- Valerian - eMedTV: Health Information Brought To Life
Valerian is an herbal supplement that is commonly used to treat insomnia, although it is sometimes claimed to be helpful for other purposes as well.
- Effectiveness of Valerian on insomnia: a meta-analysis of ...
Alternative Therapies for Insomnia. Herbal supplements are purported to help treat insomnia. A look: Valerian root. Some studies have suggested that the root of ...
- Does Valerian Root Cause Insomnia? - Drugs.com
28 Jan 2012. Valerian root is known to be sedative unless taken in too high a dose which can cause giddiness. Might you have over done it a bit?
- Valerian for Sounder Sleep - About.com Alternative Medicine
In herbal medicine, valerian has long been used to treat sleep problems (such as insomnia). Learn more about valerian here.
- Valerian Side Effects - Insomnia Home Page
Some of the possible side effects of valerian include headaches, morning drowsiness, and vivid dreams. The herbal supplement has also been reported to cause insomnia ...
- The homeopathic preparation Neurexan vs. valerian for the ...
Although it is common to have the occasional sleepless night, if you lack sufficient sleep on a regular basis, it is called insomnia. Before starting any ...