What Is Valerian Extract Good For

Issuing time:2022-08-01 11:53

Valerian extract is a product extracted from valerian root or rhizome. Valerian (Valerian) is a plant of the genus Valerian in the honeysuckle family and contains a variety of compounds, including essential oils, epoxy cycloalkenyl ether esters, arginine, glutamic acid, tyrosine, alkaloids, etc. Studies have found that valerian extract has many benefits to the human body. What are the specific benefits? Let’s take a look.

1. sleep aid

As early as 2500 years ago, valerian was called "sleeping grass" by Europeans. Valerian dilute acid contained in valerian can effectively induce the secretion of neuropeptide S (NPS) and shorten the activation of cognate receptors. (NPSR) the process triggers the mobilization of intracellular Ca2+, restores active sleep, reduces sleep latency, shortens the time to fall asleep, improves deep sleep, and wakes up refreshed without a hangover effect.

2. Relieve anxiety and depression

Valerenic acid and valerenol in valerian extract (valepotriates) can enhance the response of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) receptors, change the transport and release of neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), inhibit the Sympathetic neurons, eliminate depression and anxiety, have sedative, anticonvulsant and other effects.

3. Relieve visceral pain

Valerian root extract contains ingredients that can relieve symptoms of nervous indigestion, stomach cramps, and gastroenteritis, and help relieve pain caused by muscle spasms.

4. Antibacterial and antiviral effects

The alkaloids in valerian extract have antibacterial effects, and valerian triester and dihydrovalerian have antiviral effects.

5. Therapeutic effects of traditional Chinese medicine

Chinese medicine believes that valerian root has the effects of reassuring the spirit, dispelling rheumatism, promoting qi and blood, and relieving pain.

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