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Question by  dfpogo (30)

Can I use Valerian root as an aid for palpitations?


Answer by  Christian9247 (5042)

You sure can! However this is all based on body chemistry and it varies per individual. Some use it for short periods of time before effects and others longer time before even a smidgeon of effect can be felt or noticed. It will help with your heart palpitations though just longer than others.


Answer by  Dean (4035)

Valerian root may help with palpitations cause by non-specific anxiety; however, it is important that you seek medical attention to determine the cause of the palpitations to make sure nothing is seriously wrong physically. Always consult with your physician or pharmacist if you are taking other medications.


Answer by  Shoshanah (232)

Yes you can use it as an aid for palpitations. There are just two minor issues. According to , some research might have not been accurate so use with caution.


Answer by  MHuffman (80)

It all depends on your body chemistry. In some users who used Valerian root excessively or for a long period of a time experienced heart palpitations as a side effect.

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