Originally Posted by bonzo
Numerous reference sources I know of have somewhat issued a caution when using valerian. ...
In the past I too have successfully used valerian as a sleep aid. I am also aware of unrelated, reliable references that caution the use of valerian, citing specifically excess stress on the adrenal glands.
**It is always important to remember that no matter how good something seems, particularly if it is herbs or other natural substances being introduced to the body for the medicinal purposes, there still exists side effects, especially those that can be potentially harmful resulting from unintended misuse.**