Valerian is a general anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) / sedative. One of the ways valerian achieves its relaxing effects is by inhibiting an enzyme that breaks down GABA.
Valerian is native to Europe, and Asia . The strong-smelling flowers appear between June and August and its roots tend to show above the ground.
- Anxious behaviors
- Cystitis (stress related in cats)
- Epilepsy and other seizures
- Muscular (relaxant)