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Valerian was first epilepsy drug
The herbal medicine valerian
may have been the world's first epilepsy drug, an Australian neurologist says.// Today, valerian
(Valeriana officinalis) is best known as a mild sedative, taken either as a herbal infusion of the d...
Herbal Remedies For Insomnia And Anxiety May Be Ineffective
...medies, kava used to relieve anxiety symptoms, and valerian
used for insomnia,// may not be anymore effective ...n inactive valerian-placebo and one group received valerian
plus kava-placebo; a third group received double placebos. After four weeks of treatment, subjects u...
New insights into herbal supplements
...ginseng can cause low blood sugar in diabetics and valerian
and kava can lessen the effectiveness of prescription drugs by interfering with the liver's ability to process the medicines. She also added that one must be very cautious with the purchase and use of dietary supplements as they are not regulated by ...
Sedatives Derived From Chemicals Can Make Elderly Nervous
... such paradoxes with plant-based sedatives such as valerian
drops. --Edited IANS...