Use the tincture for insomnia, to calm the nervous system, in migraine. If you suffer from high blood pressure, you can use a tincture, but do not expect a significant reduction. In addition, tincture of Valerian has a choleretic effect, eliminates spasms of the internal organs and has a positive effect on the gastrointestinal tract, increasing the secretion of the glands. Prescribed also in the treatment and prevention of the early stages of angina. In some disorders of the liver and stomach cramps. Sometimes it is recommended to use tincture of Valerian in combination with other cardiac, antispasmodic and sedative drugs.
Don't let the tincture to children under the age of three years. After that age, if necessary, give your child as many drops as he full years. Adults can take 20 – 30 drops three or four times throughout the day. It is best to take a few drops in a quarter Cup of water half an hour before a meal. Please note that overdose can cause persistent constipation or disorder of the nervous system.
Do not use tincture during pregnancy and breastfeeding. With prolonged use it can cause drowsiness, decreased performance and feelings of depression. But discontinuation of these phenomena are very fast. Contraindicated for people with individual intolerance.
Keep a tincture of Valerian in a cool and dark place. It is best in the fridge. In such conditions, the properties of Valerian are stored up to five years. During storage in light and in warm infusion, it quickly loses its medicinal effect. Always ensure that the lid was closed tightly.
Note that the tincture of Valerian is one of the preparations whose effect is manifested after a sufficient accumulation in the body, so the visible effect of its application will begin in about 2 weeks after the first dose.