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Valerian Root

Valerian Root

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Valerian Root is commonly used in bedtime teas, sleep pillows, soups, ointments, and skincare products. It can also be used for foot soaks and baths. Its bittersweet taste makes it a flexible ingredient for many hot beverages and dishes. Our farmers dry the roots of valerian to draw out its strong and distinct aroma. Unwind and get your best rest with valerian root. This popular perennial plant can help promote a sense of calm and a good night’s sleep.*
Botanical Name: Valeriana wallichii.


Valerian Root, also known as Wild Valerian, German Valerian, or English Valerian, comes from the perennial Valeriana walllichii plant, which can be found growing in Europe, Asia, and North America. The plant features pink or white flowers with a sweet scent, while its roots are much more pungent.   

Use the powder to create a soothing Valerian tea and sip before bedtime. 

Common Names

Indian valerian


To prepare as a tea, pour 8 oz. boiling water over 1 tsp. of herb. Cover and steep 3-5 minutes, strain and serve immediately.

Suggested Uses

Use as a tea, in DIY skincare products, and in stews and soups.
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