Valerian Root essential oil

Valeriana officinalis

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Properties: A well known herb amongst horse owners and widely used for its calming effect before it was banned in competition use under FEI rules.

Valerian is very grounding and reduces anxiety, enabling your horse to relax in situations where he may be overstimulated. Offer with hops, hemp or roman chamomile for an enhanced effect,

Valerian has a powerful effect on tense muscles so can be used as a muscle rub after work.

Principle constituents: valerinic acid, kessane, bornyl acetetate, camphene, pinenes

Precautions: Non-toxic, non-allergencic. Do not use if competing under FEI rules.