Valerian or valeriana officianalis is a flowering herb originally from Europe. It's root (or an extract thereof) is used as a sedative and anxiolytic. It is commonly available over the counter as an herbal sleep aid.
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- Alternative medicine
- List of approved herbal medicines by the EU Committee for Herbal Medicinal Products
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- Committee for Herbal Medicinal Products (Jan 26, 2018), Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2018/133 of 24 January 2018 amending Decision 2008/911/EC shing a list of herbal substances, preparations and combinations thereof for use in traditional herbal medicinal products (notified under document C(2018) 213) (32018D0133), retrieved Oct 1, 2020
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