Translation of valerian in Spanish:

valerian

Pronunciation: /vəˈlɪriən; væˈlɪəriən/

noun/nombre

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  • [Botany/Botánica] [Pharmacology/Farmacología] valeriana (feminine)
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    • Down by the pool, sown among the large white rocks that were dug out of the hillside to accommodate it, are white valerians, more grasses, lavenders and sages.
    • Unless it's the drug-like catnips and valerians, most cats ignore growing things.
    • The herbs chamomile, valerian, yarrow, nettle, comfrey and dandelion can help make a success of your compost heap.
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    • Unlike synthetic sedatives, valerian is not considered addictive.
    • An alternative remedy for insomnia is valerian, a herbal medicine that has some reported positive effects but has not been exhaustively clinically investigated.
    • In animal and clinical studies, valerian has proven to act as a mild sedative and tranquilizer, thereby aiding sleep, even among chronic pain sufferers.

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