Valerian Root Oral Uses and How to Use

  • Uses

    Valerian root has been used for sleep problems (insomnia).

    Some herbal/dietary supplement products have been found to contain possibly harmful impurities/additives. Check with your pharmacist for more details about the brand you use.

    The FDA has not reviewed this product for safety or effectiveness. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details.

    How To Use

    Take this product by mouth, usually 30 minutes to 2 hours before bedtime or as directed. Follow all directions on the product package. If you are uncertain about any of the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.

    This herbal product should not be used for more than 4 weeks. To reduce the chance of possible side effects when stopping extended use of valerian, do not suddenly stop taking it. Your dose may need to be gradually decreased over 1 to 2 weeks before stopping completely. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details.

    If your condition persists or worsens, or if you think you may have a serious medical problem, seek immediate medical attention.