Nervous; muscular; respiratory; cardiovascular
Analgesic; antimicrobial; antispasmodic; anti-anxiety; bitter; carminative; nervine sedative & hypnotic; hypotensive
One of the most relaxing nervines available to herbal medicine. Can be used safely to reduce tension, anxiety, and overly excitable states. Is an effective aid in insomnia, producing a natural healing sleep. As an antispasmodic, has a muscle-relaxing effect on smooth and skeletal muscles. Aids in the relief of cramping, neuralgias, and intestinal colic. Most indicated for pain associated with tension, such as in migraines. Useful in a variety of respiratory and cardiovascular disorders such as asthma and hypertension. Helpful in menopause – dysmenorrhea and uterine pain. ^1. 2.