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Sera Smiles
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   Posted 9/4/2008 6:37 PM (GMT -6)   
I have reconsidered taking valerian for sleep, since I have heard so many good things about it and my doc sees no interaction problem. I am interested to know if anyone here has taken it, and in what dosage before bed, or during the day for relaxation. Thank you!
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d2parrotperson
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   Posted 9/5/2008 1:15 PM (GMT -6)   
Yes, I have! It works very well!! Don't smeel it. It smells reminiscent of a raunchy sock (lol)! I am sure you will like it very much, and as long as I took it with enough liquid I didn't burp it up. Also, Celestial Seasonings has a Sleepy Time Extra Tea wit valerian in it. It is so good. Try them both.
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Sera Smiles
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Date Joined Nov 2006
Total Posts : 671
   Posted 9/6/2008 11:03 PM (GMT -6)   
Steph- thank you for your words! It does truly smell vile!! What was the dosage you took of valerian? I will also try the tea- can I get it at a regular grocery store? Thanks again!
DX- FMS 2003; Hypertension; Depression; PTSD; IBS
 
RX- Ultram 100mg x 2/d; Toprol 100mg/d; Cymbalta 60mg/d; Buspar 5mg x 2/d;  Malic / Magn 1650/300 x 2/d; Claritin 10mg/d; Bendryl 50mg x 2/d;
B-Complex 1/d; Melatonin 5mg/night; Ginseng 500mg x 2/d
 
PRN- Flexeril 10mg; Hyoscine Butyl 2 mg
 
 
"Its never too late to be who you might have been" George Eliot

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