Botanical Name: Valeriana officinalis Origin: China
Our valerian oil is steam distilled from the roots of Valeriana sp.. This base note has a warm, woody scent with musky and earthy notes. This calming essential oil has a strong aroma that is considered an acquired scent by some. It is pungent and musky and will stand out in a blend. Similar to catnip, valerian is grounding for humans. Valerian essential oil is often used for relaxation in topical blends or aromatherapy, and blends well with lavender, pine, or rosemary.
Blends Well With
Cedarwood, lavender, mandarin, oakmoss, patchouli, petitgrain, pine, and rosemary
Packaging 5 mL, 1/2 oz. and 1 oz. essential oils are packaged in amber glass bottles with drop reducers for easy application. Larger sizes are packaged in amber screw cap bottles and do not come with reducers or droppers.
Precautions This oil has no known precautions. Never use essential oils undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children.
Before using topically, perform a small patch test on your inner forearm or back by applying a small quantity of diluted essential oil and apply a bandage. Wash the area if you experience any irritation. If no irritation occurs after 48 hours it is safe to use on your skin.
This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. For educational purposes only.