In this video, you are going to learn more about valerian tea, its benefits, nutritional facts and recipes that you can make at home.
This plant that has been used for medicinal purposes for centuries, and has gained respect among scientists.
Also, not just human beings like it. Felines also get euphoric when they come in contact with this plant.
It is an herb that produces pink flowers and its extract is mainly used as a natural tranquilizer.
But its benefits don’t end there:
It helps you sleep better
It combats anxiety and stress
It relieves menstrual cramps
It can help you lose weight
It decreases blood pressure
But, what is this plant after all?
We're talking about Valerian, a plant that can be consumed through tea or supplements.
Here’s how you make the tea:
1 teaspoon of minced valerian root and stem;
Start by placing the boiling water inside a tea cup.
Add the valerian and let it steep it for five minutes.
Then just strain it and drink your tea. Before using this root, make sure you aren’t hypersensitive to any of its components.
Pregnant women and people with liver problems should avoid it.
Its use can also cause side effects in some people, apart from drowsiness.
It’s recommended that people who have consumed valerian tea or herbal supplements refrain from driving or doing activities that require attention soon thereafter. When in doubt, consult a professional you trust before consuming valerian.
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