VALERIANA OFFICINALIS

VALERIANA OFFICINALIS

FAMILY :: VALERIANACEAE
VALERIAN, GARDEN HELIOTROPE: A very strong medicinal plant: sedative, stomachic, antispasmodic, carminative. The root was used for centuries as a cure for insomnia, nervous exhaustion, anxiety, &c. Very hardy, it grows best in moist, rich soil, but will produce just about anywhere.