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Herb Information
Name: Indian Valerian
Biological Name: Valeriana wallichii, Valeriana leschenauitic, Valeriana brunoniana
Other Names: Indian Valerian, Tagara, Tagar, Bala-tagra, Sugandh-bala
Description: 

This herb is found in India, Bhutan, and Afghanistan.

Parts Used: Rhizome (root)
Medicinal Applications

Actions 

analeptic, antispasmodic, carminative, sedative, stimulant, stomachic, nervine

Uses

colic
convulsions
cough
nervous debility
delirium
dysmenorrhea
epilepsy
fainting
gas
hysteria
insomnia
menstrual cramps
migraine
nervous exhaustion
neuralgia
palpitations
chronic skin disorders
spasms
stress
vertigo

This herb also cleanses undigested toxins from the colon, blood, joints, and nerves.

Dosage: 

Infusion, decoction, powder, pills

Safety:

Caution: Excessive use may dull the mind, may cause central paralysis, and other severe conditions.

USE ONLY UNDER THE DIRECTION OF A QUALIFIED PRACTITIONER. NOT RECOMMENDED.

No other information of the safety of this herb is available.

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