Valerian – Reduce Anxiety and Stress

By Dr. Bob McCauley

  • Relieves Anxiety
  • Good for Tension headacheshello-my-name-is-anxiety-1
  • Muscular pain
  • Muscle relaxant.
  • Improves menstrual cramps.
  • Symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
  • Helps with palpitations, neuralgia, vertigo, sciatica,
  • Helps with Chronic suffer-anxiety skin diseases and muscle spasms.
  • Valerian Root is a “natural Valium” that acts as a mild tranquilizer by calming the nerves.
  • Isovaleric acid improves circulation and reduces mucus from colds.

Dosage: 1/4 – 1/2 Teaspoon in the morning and/or evening.

 

Valerian root contains a compound called isovaleric acid and another acid known as valproic acid. They are responsible for Valerian root’s ability to relax the central nervous system and reduce anxiety.  As Valerian root ages, it slowly produces a substance known as isovaleric acid. This compound anxiety-charlie-brownand another acid known as valproic acid are significant active ingredients that are present in the volatile oils found in Valerian root. These volatile oils are thought to be responsible for Valerian root’s ability to relax the central nervous system and reduce anxiety.

Double blind studies have shown that Valerian root can decrease the amount of time it takes for people with mild insomnia to fall asleep.

valerian_root1Isovaleric acid is also used to treat anxiety disorders and counteract stress. It has a sedative effect that helps to relax the central nervous system and provide a feeling of relaxation, grounding and calmness.

Isovaleric and Valporic acid as a remedy for tension headaches and muscular pain because of its ability to act as a muscle relaxant.  It is also known to improve menstrual flow and cramps, and as an aid with symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Isovaleric acid is excellent for use against palpitations, neuralgia, vertigo, sciatica, chronicsuffer-anxiety skin diseases and muscle spasms.

Valerian Root is a “natural Valium” that acts as a mild tranquilizer by calming the nerves.  Isovaleric acid improves circulation and reduces mucus from colds.

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About Bob McCauley

Bob McCauley, ND (Robert F., Jr.) was raised in Lansing, Michigan and attended Michigan State University (BA, 1980 in Journalism). He is a naturopathic doctor, Master Herbalist and a Certified Nutritional Consultant. He has traveled extensively, both domestically and abroad, visiting over 32 countries. He published Confessions of a Body Builder: Rejuvenating the Body with Spirulina, Chlorella, Raw Foods and Ionized Water (2000), Achieving Great Health (2005), The Miraculous Properties of Ionized Water, (2006) which is the only book on the market that exclusively addresses Ionized Water, Twelve (Fiction, 2007) and Honoring the Temple of God (2008). He considers himself a Naturalist, meaning he pursues health in the most natural way possible. He studies and promotes nature as the only way to true health. From 2002-2004 he hosted the radio program Achieving Great Health, which was heard by thousands of people each day. His guests included some of the most well-known and respected names in the natural health world. With the help of his father, Dr. Robert F. McCauley, Sr. (Doctorate in Environmental Engineering, MIT, 1953) they started Spartan Water Company in 1992, which sold vended water machines in supermarkets. Robert Jr. founded Spartan Enterprises, Inc. in 1993. He is a Certified Water Technician with the State of Michigan. He is also a Type II Public Water Supply Specialist and has the certifications of S-5 and D-5. The McCauley family has a long history in the water industry. Bob's father pioneered environmental issues regarding ground water and drinking water quality. He received his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1953 for his thesis on removing radioactive strontium from water. He earned his doctorate in Environmental Engineering in less than 2 years, one of the shortest doctoral studies in the history of MIT. He taught civil, sanitary and environmental engineering at Michigan State University for 18 years before retiring to run Wolverine Engineers & Surveyors of Mason, Michigan, for 17 years. His reputation throughout Michigan as a water quality expert was legendary. Bob worked for his father's company for 12 years learning the water business, which dealt primarily with municipalities, including water quality and sanitary sewer issues. After apprenticing with his father, Bob moved on to the bottled water business. He established greater Michigan's biggest selling bottled water: Michigan Mineral – Premium Natural Water. He was introduced to Ionized Water in 1995 and has done more to promote Ionized Water than anyone else in the industry. Bob often lectures and offers seminars on his Seven Component Natural Health Protocol . Bob is a Certified Nutritional Consultant and a Certified Master Herbalist. He is also a 3rd Degree Black Belt and Certified Instructor of Songahm Taekwondo (American Taekwondo Association).
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