Valerian Essential Oil - 5ml

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Valerian Essential Oil - 5ml
  • Valerian Essential Oil - 5ml
  • Valerian Essential Oil - 5ml
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Name: Valerian Essential Oil

Common Names: European valerian, common valerian, garden valerian

Botanical Name: Valerian officinalis L.

Family: Valeranaceae

Plant Part Used: Roots/ rhizomes

Extraction Method: Steam Distilled

Perfumery Note: Base

Aromatic Intensity: Strong

Aromatic Description: Warm, woody, balsamic, musk-like, tenacious

Colour/Characteristic: Yellowish-green to greenish-brown

Main Chemical Constituents: Valerianol, bornyl acetate, valeranan, camphene, α-kessyl acetate, elemol

Blends Well With: Lavender, vetiver, patchouli, sweet orange, Roman chamomile, sandalwood, cedarwood

Properties/Uses: Anxiolytic, sedative, spasmolytic, antispasmodic, antioxidant, hypotensive, nervine, hypnotic, bactericidal, carminative.  Valerian essential oil may be used to help treat varicose veins, nervous indigestion, stress related digestive issues, haemorrhoids, as a nerve tonic, sleep disorders, stress related headaches and migraines.

Energetics: Valerian essential oil may help relieve agitation, insomnia, nervous fatigue, irritability, fatigue, sleep disorders, nervous tension, restlessness, agitation.  It may help to ground especially if feeling scattered, and unable to be in the present moment.

Use: Bath, diffuse, direct inhalation, oil vaporiser, oil burner, massage, perfumery

Safety:  Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitising.  No contraindications known.  Has GRAS status.  Best to avoid if taking sedatives or antidepressant medications.  Also best to avoid during pregnancy and while breast feeding.

Conservation Status: Not listed

 

We do not recommend these products as a replacement for traditional medicine.

Do Not Ingest.

Keep Out Of Reach Of Children.

Discontinue Use If Irritation Occurs. 

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