Botanical Name: Valeriana wallichi
Method of Extraction: Steam distilled
Parts Used: Root
Country of Origin: India
Pesticide/chemical free, wild crafted/organic.
Scent: a deep, earthy, slightly woody scent. SMELLS VERY STRANGE TO SOME AND LINGERS. NO RETURNS.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided. Excessive consumption of valerian essential oil can result in dizziness, cramps, stomachaches, mild depression, and occasionally as a skin rash or hives. These are very limited occurrences, and as long as you follow your medical professional’s guidance, your use of valerian essential oil can do very little harm – but plenty of good!