Manuka & Valerian Extract is completely natural product formulated from special blend of Manuka honey and Valerian extract
Manuka Honey & Valerian Extract has the following beneficial properties:
✔Improve sleep quality
✔Support the immune system✔Support brain function
The key ingredients of Manuka & Valerian Extract are:
- New Zealand Manuka Honey collected in the green unpolluted New Zealand bushes- Valerian extract – 2%
Manuka honey is gathered in New Zealand from Manuka bush, Leptospermum scoparium, which grows uncultivated throughout the country. Manuka has a long history as a respected medicinal plant, traditionally used by the New Zealand Maori people as a remedy. Manuka honey’s special qualities come from the Manuka flower nectar, which contributes unique natural compounds that make Manuka Honey so different from other honeys.
It has been the focus of extensive scientific research evidencing remarkable natural antibacterial properties that set it apart from other honeys and make it so highly prized throughout the world. Manuka Honey traditionally been used for wound healing, soothing sore throats, preventing tooth decay and improving digestive issues.
Valerian root is widely used and respected by the general population and physicians for its sedative effects and anti-anxiety capabilities.
Studies show that valerian reduces the time it takes to fall asleep and improves sleep quality due to valerian contains a chemical called linarin, which creates a sedative effect.
Valerian extract can cause sedation by increasing brain’s GABA level. Gamma-amino butyric acid (GABA) is an inhibitory neurotransmitter in the central nervous system. In large enough quantities it can cause a sedative effect, calming nervous activity.
Valerian is a sedative herb that has been used for centuries for the treatment of insomnia. Because valerian increases GABA levels in the brain, it helps reduce brain activity and allow users to fall asleep more easily.
Valerian root can also help regulate blood pressure, improving heart health. The same active components that make valerian root so effective for stress and anxiety management can also help the body properly regulate its blood pressure.
Valerian root can suppresses muscle spasms and acts as a natural muscle relaxer and effectively calm the severe uterine muscle contractions that cause the terrible pain many women experience during menstruation.
By reducing anxiety and improving the length and quality of sleep, valerian root can significantly help with daily stress management. Chronic stress can make people feel anxious, but anxiety can also make people feel more stressed out.
Valerian root has been shown to suppress both physical and psychological stress by helping to maintain levels of serotonin, which is a neurotransmitter that helps regulate mood.
US National Institute of Health https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/Valerian-HealthProfessional/.
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