Valerian - All Heal - Medicinal Plant
A clump forming perennial native to Europe, Vlerian grows to around 1 to 1.2 meters in height and a spread of around 40 to 80 cm.
Aromatic bright green foliage is pinnate and can grow to around 20 cm in length.Cymes of pink to white flowers are produced throughout the summer.
An unusual feature of valerian is that the essential oil of valerian root is a cat attractant similar to catnip
Valerian is used for insomnia and many other other disorders as an alternative to drugs.
A GP should be consulted before using in a medical context.