Latin name: Valeriana officinalis
Also know as: Valerian
Valeriana officinalis is a plant, commonly referred to as valerian. Traditionally, valerian roots are brewed for tea or eaten for relaxation and sedation purposes. Valerian is one of the more popular sedative teas, it soothe Anxiety and make it easier to go to sleep. High doses of valerian have been noted to cause mild sedation.