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      the Vitamin Shoppe Valerian Root 450 MG (300 Capsules)

      • Form: Capsules

      • Strength: 450 MG

      • Serving Size: 1

      • Number Of Servings: 300 Servings

      • Price Per Serving:  ($0.04 / serving)

      • Weight: 10 OZ

      • Allergens: Corn Free, Dairy Free, Fish Free, Salt Free, Soy Free, Starch Free, Sugar Free, Wheat Free, Yeast Free

      Product Label

        The Vitamin Shoppe® Valerian Root

        ¤ Herb ¤

        ♦ Sleep ♦

        • 450 mg
        • Gluten Free
        • Dairy Free
        • Soy Free
        • Nut Free

      Directions
      As a dietary supplement, take one (1) to three (3) capsules daily, preferably with meals.

      Warning
      Consult your healthcare provider prior to use if you are pregnant, nursing, taking any medication or have any medical conditions. Keep out of reach of children.

    • Does not contain
      Artificial Colors or Flavors. This natural product may vary, Citrus, Corn, Dairy, Does not contain: Yeast, Fish, Gluten, Preservatives, Salt, Soy, Starch, Sugar, Wheat

    • Brand Information
      Buy one, get one 50% off plus free shipping on orders $25 or more. Discount taken off 2nd item of equal or lesser value. Sale prices and offers valid 8/28/15-9/30/15.

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      Valerian Root Supplement Facts

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      Supplement Facts

      Serving Size 1

      Servings Per Container 300.000000

        Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
      VALERIAN POWDER(VALERIANA OFFICINALIS)(ROOT) 450 Mg N/A*

      *Daily value not established

      Other Ingredients:

      Magnesium stearate, gelatin.

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      the Vitamin ShoppeValerian Root 450 MG - 300 Capsules
       
      4.0

      (based on 12 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (7)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (2)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (1)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (0)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (2)

      75%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Price (5)
      • Quality (5)
      • Satisfaction (5)
      • Value (5)
      • Convenience (3)

      Cons

      No Cons

      Best Uses

      No Best Uses
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Health conscious (3)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Valerian Root

      I have been using Valerian for over 2 years now. I researched natural muscle relaxants, and Valerian is the first and only one I have tried. I am a nurse and hold all...Read complete review

      I have been using Valerian for over 2 years now. I researched natural muscle relaxants, and Valerian is the first and only one I have tried. I am a nurse and hold all of my stress in my upper back and neck. I have a burning sensation between my right scapula and spine that comes on when I have been working on the computer, driving, or am stressed out at work. I take two to three Valerian and the burning sensation is relieved to my satisfaction, and my neck does not feel so stiff. Valerian does not alter my alertness, and I don't feel sleepy after taking it. I don't have any anxiety issues, so I can't give a comment on how well it would calm anxiety in a person. As for the smell...it does smell a bit like manure to me...but the effects I get from it are worth dealing with the smell! The smell is gone after I take the pill, so no big deal, and I have never had a problem with Valerian causing me to repeat. I would highly recommend Valerian Root for anyone with stiff or tense muscles!

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Just didn't work

      I haven't been able to sleep for weeks now and someone recommended valerian root. I took 3 pills an hour before going to bed and 1 more before getting into bed and abolutely nothing!...Read complete review

      I haven't been able to sleep for weeks now and someone recommended valerian root. I took 3 pills an hour before going to bed and 1 more before getting into bed and abolutely nothing! Not even a bit of drowiness. May work for some but didn't work for me. Will continue to have sleepness nights.

      >> A Vitamin Shoppe Customer commented on this review on 2012-03-07
      Valerian will not "knock you out". It gives a more restful, deeper sleep. If you need help FALLING asleep, I recommend taking melatonin along with the valerian. That way you can get help to fall asleep AND have a better sleep. The combination is key.

      >> A Vitamin Shoppe Customer commented on this review on 2012-03-07
      Valerian will not "knock you out". It gives a more restful, deeper sleep. If you need help FALLING asleep, I recommend taking melatonin along with the valerian. That way you can get help to fall asleep AND have a better sleep. The combination is key.

      Reviewed by 12 customers

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      3.0

      Smelly

      By kat

      from San Antonio, TX

      About Me Health Conscious

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Bad Taste

        Best Uses

          Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Valerian Root 450 MG - 300 Capsules:

          This product may work, but it really smells bad so I have not taken it like I thought I would. I tried it for 3 days but I just could not get past the smell. So I put it aside.

          (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          anxiety,

          By joeyy

          from michigan

          About Me Health Conscious

          See all my reviews

          Pros

          • Good Value

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Valerian Root 450 MG - 300 Capsules:

            relaxes me, not sleepy 1000mg 1/2 hr before bed,
            sleep through night, no drowsiness in am (225 lbs)
            can be used during the day but I prefer...

            L-THEANINE calms me, more attentive
            8am 200mg, 3pm 200mg

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Very good for sleep, safe

            By EMR

            from Birmingham, AL

            About Me Medical Professional

            Pros

            • Easy On Stomach
            • Easy To Swallow
            • Effective
            • Good Value

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Men
              • Women

              Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Valerian Root 450 MG - 300 Capsules:

              This product is very good for assisting with going to sleep and maintaining a restful sleep after a long stressful day, and it is a safe alternative to so many dangerous prescription products. Can cause a bit of dry mouth, but hardly noticeable after a good night's sleep!!! Thanks for a great product once again.

              (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              ADHD & Valarian

              By debrich

              from Phoenix

              About Me First Time User, Health Conscious

              Pros

              • Effective
              • Simple To Take

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Children
                • Men
                • Women

                Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Valerian Root 450 MG - 300 Capsules:

                I have a 10 yr old son with ADHD and has terrible sleep issues. We have been using valarian for 2 years now and it helps calm him down as well as helps him sleep. Great alternative to sleeping pills (as prescribed by the doctor)

                (1 of 17 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                For those saying it doesn't work......

                By A Vitamin Shoppe Customer

                from Undisclosed

                Pros

                • Quality

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Valerian Root 450 MG - 300 Capsules:

                    2 things to realize.

                    (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    Just didn't work

                    By A Vitamin Shoppe Customer

                    from Undisclosed

                    Pros

                    • price

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Valerian Root 450 MG - 300 Capsules:

                        I haven't been able to sleep for weeks now and someone recommended valerian root. I took 3 pills an hour before going to bed and 1 more before getting into bed and abolutely nothing! Not even a bit of drowiness. May work for some but didn't work for me. Will continue to have sleepness nights.

                        >> A Vitamin Shoppe Customer commented on this review on 2012-03-07
                        Valerian will not "knock you out". It gives a more restful, deeper sleep. If you need help FALLING asleep, I recommend taking melatonin along with the valerian. That way you can get help to fall asleep AND have a better sleep. The combination is key.

                        >> A Vitamin Shoppe Customer commented on this review on 2012-03-07
                        Valerian will not "knock you out". It gives a more restful, deeper sleep. If you need help FALLING asleep, I recommend taking melatonin along with the valerian. That way you can get help to fall asleep AND have a better sleep. The combination is key.

                        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        It works well

                        By kevin e

                        from Undisclosed

                        Pros

                        • price
                        • Quality
                        • Satisfaction
                        • value

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Valerian Root 450 MG - 300 Capsules:

                            I take about 4 caps before I retire for the night. I fall asleep with no problem. I love them and will always have some in stock. Along with my 30 bottles of other VS products. I love VS.

                            (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            love valerian root

                            By gloria s

                            from Undisclosed

                            Pros

                            • Convenience
                            • price
                            • Quality
                            • Satisfaction
                            • value

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Valerian Root 450 MG - 300 Capsules:

                                excellent sleep aid,I sleep so deep when i take valerian root along with melatonin,I would reccomend this regimen for people who suffer Insomia,I take 3 450 mg to start a hour before bed,than 1 more at bedtime,knocks me right out...I love valerian root..

                                (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Valerian Root

                                By A Vitamin Shoppe Customer

                                from Undisclosed

                                Pros

                                • Convenience
                                • price
                                • Quality
                                • Satisfaction
                                • value

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Valerian Root 450 MG - 300 Capsules:

                                    I have been using Valerian for over 2 years now. I researched natural muscle relaxants, and Valerian is the first and only one I have tried. I am a nurse and hold all of my stress in my upper back and neck. I have a burning sensation between my right scapula and spine that comes on when I have been working on the computer, driving, or am stressed out at work. I take two to three Valerian and the burning sensation is relieved to my satisfaction, and my neck does not feel so stiff. Valerian does not alter my alertness, and I don't feel sleepy after taking it. I don't have any anxiety issues, so I can't give a comment on how well it would calm anxiety in a person. As for the smell...it does smell a bit like manure to me...but the effects I get from it are worth dealing with the smell! The smell is gone after I take the pill, so no big deal, and I have never had a problem with Valerian causing me to repeat. I would highly recommend Valerian Root for anyone with stiff or tense muscles!

                                    (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Soothing and Relaxing

                                    By Mark M

                                    from Undisclosed

                                    Pros

                                    • Satisfaction
                                    • value

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Valerian Root 450 MG - 300 Capsules:

                                        Most herbal supplements have only very subtle effects, but I have found valerian root to be unmistakeably effective for relaxing your jangled nerves.

                                        (14 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        Wonderful sleep aid

                                        By Christine M

                                        from Undisclosed

                                        Pros

                                        • Convenience
                                        • price
                                        • Quality
                                        • Satisfaction
                                        • value

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                            Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Valerian Root 450 MG - 300 Capsules:

                                            Despite the poor rating and grammatically egregious reviewer of Feb. 25th, Valerian is a wonderful alternative to OTC sleep aids such as Tylenol PM. Have been using it for quite some time when needed and it works without the morning sluggishness of OTC sleep aid. Would highly recommend this for the occasional insomniac.

                                            (1 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                                             
                                            1.0

                                            Couldn't get past the smell

                                            By Travis L

                                            from Undisclosed

                                            Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Valerian Root 450 MG - 300 Capsules:

                                            My wife bought some of this stuff and we just couldn't take it without gaging. It smells like swetty feet that haven't been washed in over a week.

                                            >> A Vitamin Shoppe Customer commented on this review on 2011-07-02
                                            It is smelly but it works. My mom bought Valerian root tea I couldnt imagine drinking that, would be like putting a used sweat sock in your coffee maker. Yum, yum, it does calm it also can wind you up as well. I recommend using it even if smelly.

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                                            I have used valerian for anxiety and sleep - on and off - over many years. It's non-habit-forming and a natural root.
                                            Elaine D on Aug 17, 2015
                                            great sleep aid -
                                            shannon r on Jul 3, 2015
                                            I didn't research quality so defaulted to the Vitamin Shoppe Brand
                                            Jay K on Jul 6, 2015
                                            Valerian works very well as an antispasmodic.
                                            Ann V on May 27, 2015
                                            what does the Valerian Root do?
                                            A Vitamin Shoppe customer on May 23, 2014
                                            Best Answer: Valerian root is a natural muscle relaxer, so is good for achy muscles and minor inflammation. It also relaxes and makes you sleepy (as do many muscle relaxers) so ideally is consumed at night. Even without the need for a muscle relaxer it's a great sleepy time supplement.
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