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Benefits and uses for Valerian essential oil

Benefits and uses for Valerian essential oil


Valerian essential oil

Scientific name: Valeriana officinalis

Extraction: Steam distillation.

Color: light yellow-yellow-green-dark orange-brown;

Smell: Warm fragrance, with woody, ointment, and musk-like special aroma.

Known as the "sleep grass of the gods" in Europe, it began to be used medicinally in ancient Greece. Valerian comes from the Latin word "valere," which means happiness. The Middle Ages had the meaning of "ruling all". In the 18th century, it began to be used to treat neurological disorders and insomnia, as well as as a sedative.The roots and neck contain ingredients that can combat insomnia, cope with emotional excitement, and more. In Germany, Belgium, and France, it is recognized as a medicinal herb and supplement for treating insomnia, anxiety, and eliminating stress. In traditional Chinese medicine, its root is called "Jicao root" and is used as medicine. Used to treat various symptoms caused by irregular menstruation, internal bleeding, back pain, abrasions, etc.


Valerian essential oil benefits and functions

Effect on skin:

Helps treat acne, rashes, and dandruff.


Effect on the body:

Relieves headaches, improves symptoms of acute diarrhea, prevents infection, resists rheumatism, resists abscesses, and resists spasms.


Effect on mood:

Relieve mood swings and hysteria; relieve nervous tension and anti-anxiety; soothe and calm; improve sleep.



A very small amount can be added to homemade perfume. Able to restore emotional stability



Stabilizes mood, eliminates body spasms, eliminates inflammation, antipyretic, antiviral, and promotes sleep.


Valerian essential oil recipe

1. Bathing: Pour 8 drops of essential oil into a tank of water that is about 80% full, and stir to make the essential oil evenly dispersed in the water.

2. Massage: Add 5 drops of essential oil into 10ml of base oil.

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