Video: ❶ How To Drink Valerian
The infusion of valerian medicinal can rightfully be considered a classic. This is a widespread drug belonging to the group of sedatives and antispasmodics, known in ancient Greece. As with any medicine, valerian has different indications and uses. Location: Location: To prepare a preparation from medicinal valerian, plant roots are used. The drug is available in various forms by a huge number of pharmaceutical companies. Most often, on the shelves of pharmacies you can find alcoholic infusion, extract in the form of tablets and herbal raw materials for brewing in the form of infusion.
Valerian is a relatively safe natural medicine compared to most other drugs. However, it can worsen your current health condition. Indications for its use are neuroses, vascular spasms, insomnia, migraines, hypertension, gastrointestinal spasms, renal and hepatic colic. However, this is a general characteristic. It is recommended to make an appointment with a doctor and make sure that the application is appropriate. First, in exceptional cases, valerian can be harmful. Secondly, it may not have the proper effect and must be replaced by a more serious drug. Carefully read the instructions of all medicines that you are taking at the same time - they may be incompatible, enhance or weaken each other's action. There is an opinion that it is preferable to use a complex of different herbs together with valerian. It is often combined with lemon balm, motherwort, St. John's wort, cumin and chamomile.
At the beginning of the treatment course, it is worth remembering that the use of the drug is advisable only with a correctly calculated dosage. Most often it is indicated on the package and is for an adult:
- tablets - 1-2 pieces at a dosage of 0.02 g 3 times a day;
- tincture - 20-30 drops 4 times a day;
- raw materials for brewing - 2-3 tablespoons of the broth obtained by heating a water bath, at the rate of 2 tablespoons of raw materials per 200 mg for 15 minutes.
It is preferable to use properly brewed raw materials. This method is the most harmless and effective. If it is impossible to drink natural decoctions, limit yourself to alcohol infusion. The tablet form has minimal benefit in comparison with the previous ones.
Treatment is of course nature. In the first days of use, even with a slightly increased dosage, valerian does not have a strong effect. The beneficial effect of use is cumulative and appears for a period after the start of systematic use.