Valerian root is a non-scientific common name that may refer to a number of plant species and varieties.
- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Valerian root
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Valerian root in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Valerian root
Valerian root in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Historical Use of Valerian root in Western Medicine
Quote Paraph: "He [Samuel Tissot, 1770] divided the 'specifics' for treating the disorder into those that might be helpful (e.g. valerian root, musk, orange leaves, castor, asafoetida, rue, antimony, mercury, iron)"
Sec Auth: Eadie MJ and Bladin PF
Title: A Disease Once Sacred. John Libbey & Company Ltd, 2001
Source: A Disease Once Sacred, John Libbey & Company Ltd, 2001, M.J. Eadie and P.F. Bladin
Complete: Eadie MJ, Bladin PF. A disease once sacred: a history of the medical understanding of epilepsy. Eastleigh: John Libbey; 2001. p. 192.
Primary Source: Tissot, SA. Traité de l'épilepsie. Tome troisième du traité des nerfs et de leurs maladies. Paris, Didot. 1770.
Synonymns for Valerian root
Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Valerian root
Evidence or the Use of Valerian root in the Treatment of Epilepesy
Cohort, Case-Control and Non-Randomized Trials
Randomized Controlled Trials
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