Valeriana officinalis

Vendor: Green Huiz
Product Code: VFS1



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Valeriana officinalis    


sorts and variety Arterner,
Selection with high contents of active substances, 30-44 % content of extract; 0,2 – 0,35 % valeric acid; volatile oil 0,75 – 0,9 %; high yields; easy to wash

roots (Valerianae radix)

most important active substances

valepotriates, volatile oil (0,2 – 1,0 %); valeric acid, sesquiterpenes, alkaloids

most important usages

nervous agitation and difficulty falling asleep

Recommendations for cultivation

Weight per thousand seed grains: 0,6 g

Seed demand for drilling: summer 4 kg / ha (slowly youth development)

Demand for plantation: march/april 4 – 6 plants/m²

Distance between the rows: 50 cm

harvest: october/november; active substances depends on the harvest treatment, the washing and the drying