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82 People found this comment helpful

I took VR because I heard it will help me sleep, and less anxious. I was taking meds from the Dr for depression and anxiety and want to wean off. VR half an hour before bed works for me. I also give it to my daughter when she is having difficulty sleeping and it works for her too. No bad effects for any of us. Recommend taking 2 capsules half an hour before going to bed. You will get a good ...

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After trial and error (I had been taking different things to sleep at the same time sometimes) I tried solely Valerian Root, at the recommended dose on bottle (2,100mg) (I had been taking half that with a unisom, or sometimes half a Valium, and always magnesium, and sometimes prescribed vistaril instead of unisom antihistamine) and BAM I realized why I felt like such crap in the morning - headache...

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On supplement for less than 1 month |
5/13/2021
Condition: Sleep
Overall rating 2.0
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Oddly this worked in the complete opposite direction. I don't have insomnia but have restless sleep, and since trying valerian in herbal tincture a week ago my sleep is even worse. Since starting I haven't felt sleepy, or even tired, in days. And now when I try to fall asleep, I'm unable to. Very strange, as if it were a energy drink for me instead of a sleep aid. The side effects on webmd did say it causes insomnia in some people...

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Age: 65-74 |
2/6/2021
Condition: Sleep
Overall rating 2.3
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The first time I used Valerian I experienced nausea followed by violent vomiting. I tried it again 3 weeks later, thinking that there might have been another cause for those symptoms. When I awoke I felt extremely drowsy and unsteady and soon thereafter I again became nauseous and vomited. Of course I will not use this again.

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Amanda | Age: 35-44 | On supplement for less than 1 month |
7/4/2020
Condition: Insomnia
Overall rating 2.3
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I tried a course of valerian for insomnia due to an active brain from studying until late in the evening, but I found it made it worse. My body felt calm but my mind was left whirring all night. It seems to work for some people but be paradoxically stimulating in others.

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lyndy | Age: 65-74 | On supplement for 1 to less than 2 years |
5/19/2020
Condition: Sleep
Overall rating 5.0
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Old age ,you start sleeping less ect, Started taking about 2 years ago, once asleep i stay asleep for a good number of hours, Took about 1 week before it started working , First time it worked i slept 10 hours,Recommend highly

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HelenS | Age: 65-74 | On supplement for 1 to less than 2 years |
1/10/2020
Condition: Insomnia
Overall rating 4.0
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I have found that liquigels work better than capsules of dry root extract. However, the product I was using has gone out of business. Your Life 100 mg soft gels.

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