Valeriana officinalis, All Heal For Your Hair and Skin
This is a tall herb with whitish-pink flowers which grows in damp places. Cute short dark haircuts The root has a powerful sedative effect on the nervous system, and effectively reduces tension. It can be used to reduce period pains, spasms, palpitations, and hyperactivity. It is good if anxiety makes sleep difficult.
Parts used: Dried root.
Dose: 1 tsp to a cup of boiling water at bedtime.
caution: High doses taken over a long period may cause headaches.
Verbena officinalis, Herb of Grace For Your Hair and Skin
An unassuming plant with tiny flowers. Vervain is a nervous tonic with a slightly sedative action. It is useful for treating nervous exhaustion and symptoms of tension which include headaches, nausea and migraine. It has a bitter taste and has been used for gall bladder problems. It is quite often recommended for anyone who has depression, and works well with Wild Oats.
Parts used: Leaves and flowers.
Dose: 1 tsp dried/2 tsp fresh to a cup of boiling water.