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Valerian Root Organic Essential Oil - 10 ml

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Description

Valerian Root Organic Essential Oil - 10 ml

Has Been Used Since The Antiquities As A Support To Aid Sleep, Reduce Tensions, Anxiety And Mild Symptoms Of Mental Stress.

Also, To Help Muscular Spasms And Cramps Relaxation. In Varicose Veins, Heavy Legs.

IDENTIFICATION

INCI name: Valeriana officinalis (Valerian) root oil

CAS number: 8008-88-6

SKU code:

EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam distillation

PARTS USED: Roots

ORIGIN : India

COMMON NAMES : Garden Valerian. “All Heal”

APPEARANCE: green-yellow fluid liquid oil

ODOUR NOTE: Base note. Woody, musky aroma.

QUALITY100 % pure and organic whole essential oil.

STORAGE CONDITION: keep away from children and pets. Store tightly closed in a dry, cool place, away from light and heat sources.

 

INFOS AND INTERESTING FACTS 

Main components: 30 to 40% bornyl acetate, 10 to 15% camphene, 10 to 15% alpha-pinene, Limonene Linalool

 

Valerian takes its name from the Latin “Valere” meaning being well, strong, healthy. 

It has been referred to as the herbal “Valium” and has been known since the antiquities to help relax and induce sleep. 

Valerian has a strong musky aroma that is best associated with other essential oils. 

The fresh roots aroma is also notorious for attracting cats!

REPORTED BENEFITS & PROPERTIES

  • Anxiolitic (Reduce Anxiousness And Tensions): +++ 
  • Antispasmodic (Reduce Cramps, Spasms): ++
  • Antalgic (Reduces Pain Perception): ++
  • Sedative: ++

TRADITIONALLY USES IN MASSAGES TO IMPROVE

  • Anxious And Tense Nervous States, Agitation.
  • Difficulties To Fall Asleep
  • Relax Muscular Tensions, Abdominal Cramps And Spasms
  • Period PainsSmoking Cessation Nervousness

INSTRUCTIONS OF USE

Massages +++

 

Diluted in a carrier oil, applied and massages to the back and chest.

 

  • Body massages use: 2 drops of Valerian with 4 drops of other calming essential oil (ex: 2 drops Mandarin and 2 drops Lavender) diluted in 20 drops of carrier oil (Macadamia, St-John’s wort) +++
  • Baths:  mix 1 to 2 drops of Valerian essential oil with a few drops of other essential oil (lavender…) in 20 ml (2 tablespoons) of vegetable glycerine or in 1 cup of Epsom salts. Add to your bath water: ++

 

Diffusion ++

 

Please note: Valerian essential oil is preferably used mixed with other essential oils to enhance the aromatic blend of in a diffusion. 

 

  • Ultrasonic Diffusers: Valerian essential oil has earthy very characteristic strong earthy aroma that lingers and may be overpowering if used alone. Use a little amount in blends with other calming essential oils :10 min before meditation or bedtime: ++
  • Inhalation: 1 drop on your pillow to help fall asleep, or on a tissue to inhale and to regain calm. +++

 

For more detailed information, please go check this LINK TO Instructions of use essential oils page

 

Do Not Use Undiluted And Seek Medical And Specialist Advise When In Doubt.

See Our Page On Precaution - How To Use Essential Oils Safely

BLENDS WELL WITH

In massages (first diluted in a carrier oil) or for diffusion: 

 

CAUTION

Do not use during the first 6 months of pregnancy / breastfeeding 

Keep out of reach of children and pets.

As a general rule, always perform a skin patch test before using your essential oils for the first time.

 

DO NOT USE UNDILUTED and seek medical and specialist advise when in doubt

 

Be Careful When Using This Oil! Valerian Has Sedative Properties That May Lead To Drowsiness. 

 

Valerian officinal essential oil should not be used by pregnant or lactating women and children under 6 years old.