Frontier Co-op Organic Valerian Root is commonly used in bedtime teas, sleep pillows, soups, ointments, and skincare products. It can also be used for foot soaks and baths. Its bittersweet taste makes it a flexible ingredient for many hot beverages and dishes. Our farmers dry the roots of valerian to draw out its strong and distinct aroma.
Product FeaturesTOP QUALITY VALERIAN ROOT - Valerian root (Valeriana officinalis) is a plant native to Europe and Asia. It’s popular for its strong and distinct aroma that originates from its dried roots. This is a calming herb common in bedtime teas and sleep pillows.FLEXIBLE INGREDIENT IN TEAS AND OTHER DISHES - Besides brewing with tea or adding to bathwater for a relaxing soak, this product is often used in cooking as a spice. It adds a unique flavor to any food such as soups and stews.ROBUST BITTER-SWEET AROMA - Frontier Co-op Organic Valerian Root has a bittersweet taste and scent which accentuates both food and hot beverages. This aroma only develops after the roots are dried.SUSTAINABLY GROWN IN BULGARIA - Frontier Co-op Valerian Root is organically grown and harvested in Bulgaria. It is non-irradiated and 100% kosher certified. No additives or chemicals are used at any stage of the growing process.
DirectionsTo prepare as a tea, pour 8 oz. boiling water over 1 tsp. of herb. Cover and steep 3-5 minutes, strain and serve immediately.Safety Guideline: Caution is advised during use of barbiturates, benzodiazepines, and other sedative drugs, as valerian has been speculated to potentiate the effects of some sedatives.
Botanical nameValeriana officinalis L.