Valeriana officinalis L.

Species in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

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Valeriana officinalis (rights holder: Ondřej Zicha) © Ondřej Zicha


This interesting plant has attractive foliage and flowers, therefore it is no surprise that it is occasionally cultivated in flower gardens; it is also cultivated in medicinal herb gardens. When the pulverized roots of Garden Valerian are consumed, they exert hypnotic, sedative, and anti-spasmodic effects in the human body. It is thought that neurologically active chemicals in the roots affect the... Text © John Hilty

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