Skip to product information
1 of 2

Valerian Root Essential Oil - 5ml

Valerian Root Essential Oil - 5ml

Regular price $17.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $17.00 USD
Sale Sold out
Shipping calculated at checkout.

Name: Valerian Root Essential Oil

Common Names: European valerian, common valerian, garden valerian

Botanical Name: Valerian officinalis L.

Family: Valerianaceae

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 root 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 root 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. 

View full details