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Valerian Root c/s - Stone Creek Health Essentials

Valerian Root c/s

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Botanical Name - Valeriana officinalis

Origin - China

Flavor Profile - Bitter and acrid when prepared as tea.

Culinary Usages - Tincture in alcohol or decoct as a tea or tonic.

Valerian is a flowering perennial native to Europe, Asia and the Americas. The root and rhizomes of the plant are dried and chopped for use in teas and tonics.

The roots have a pungent odor, considered unpleasant by many and sometimes compared to the smell of sweaty socks. Cats are highly attracted to the scent in the same way that they are catnip, having a tendency to bite the root and rub against it. The odor is also attractive to rats, as legend has it that the Pied Piper of Hamelin used valerian to attract the rats when luring them out of town.

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