Valeriana officinalis

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Related to Valeriana officinalis: Humulus lupulus, Melissa officinalis, Passiflora incarnata
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Synonyms for Valeriana officinalis

tall rhizomatous plant having very fragrant flowers and rhizomes used medicinally

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The potential cytotoxic effects of Valeriana officinalis extracto on protate cancer cell line DU-145 and PC-3.
"When testing for Echinacea purpurea, Valeriana officinalis, Ginkgo biloba, Hypericum perforatum, and Trigonella foenum-graecum, they concluded that NGS 'enables reliable detection of plant and fungal DNA and can be utilized by manufacturers for quality assurance of raw plant materials, contamination during the production process, and the final product.' They also concluded that Sanger sequencing, which was developed by Frederick Danger and colleagues in 1977 as a method of DNA sequencing, should not be used for testing herbal supplements due to 'its inability to resolve mixed signals from samples containing multiple species.' NGS-based approaches are far superior in that they are able to reliably and effectively detect DNA in complex mixtures."
High values of [F.sub.IC] were obtained for toothache and heart disease (0.88 and 0.83, resp.), showing that locals had reached good agreement on the plant species (Polygonatum odoratum, Valeriana officinalis, Acorus calamus, and Asarum sieboldii) to be used for these ailments.
Nano silver: a novel nanomaterial for removal of bacterial contaminants in valerian (Valeriana officinalis L.) tissue culture.
Common valerian (Valeriana officinalis L.) is a perennial medicinal plant with a long proven history of efficacy.
The commercial extract of Anemopaegma mirandum, a Brazilian tree, and the crude extract of Valeriana officinalis increased the viability of SH-SY5Y cells after rotenone exposure [138, 139], while the extract of Rhus verniciflua decreased ROS production, preserved the mitochondrial integrity, and decreased the number of apoptotic cells [140].
In particular, the following herbs are frequently prescribed for these conditions: Piper methysticum, Passiflora incarnata, Valeriana officinalis, Melissa officinalis, Scutellaria lateriflora, Matricaria recutita and Eschscholzia californica.
Valerian (Valeriana officinalis L.) has been shown to improve sleep disturbances in adults (Fernandez-San-Martin et al., 2010; HMPC, 2007) and in children (Francis and Dempster, 2002) when used as a monotherapy or in combination with other herbal remedies.
John's wort (Hypericum perforatum), (3) alkaloids containing plants: foxglove (Digitalis lanata, Digitalis purpurea), (4) mucilaginous plants: flax seed (Linum usitatissimum), (5) phenolic acids containing plants: artichoke (Cynara cardunculus), echinacea (Echinacea sp.) and common sage (Salvia officinalis) and (6) iridoid glucosides containing plants: gentian (Gentiana lutea), common wormwood (Artemisia absinthium) and valerian (Valeriana officinalis) (Figs.
(4) Sara Farzpourmachiani, Ahmad Majd, Sedigheh Arbabian, Davoud Dorranian, Mehrdad Hashemi; Study of effects of electromagnetic fields on seeds germination, seedlings ontogeny, changes in protein content and catalase enzyme in Valeriana officinalis L.
petraea, Fraxinus excelsior, Ulmus glabra, Prunus avium y Sambucus nigra y con herbaceas de gran interes regional como Ranunculus valdessii, Gymnocarpium dryopteris, Trollius europaeus, Streptopus amplexifolius, Phyteuma spicatum, Valeriana officinalis, Paris quadrifolia, etc.
ReDormin[R] (Ze 91019) contains specific extracts of Valeriana officinalis (Valerian) and Humulus lupulus (Hops).
Valerian (Valeriana officinalis)is the leading medicinal herb for the treatment of insomnia.