How to give a valerian root to the child

How to give a valerian root to the child

The root of a valerian renders the moderate expressed sedative action, has spazmolitichesky properties. This means is shown to children at nervous breakdowns, epilepsy, a fright.


1. The valerian belongs to group of tranquilizers, it oppresses the central nervous system, reduces her excitability and also reduces spasms of smooth muscle bodies. The valerian is capable to regulate action of the heart and also to strengthen secretion of digestive tract and process a zhelcheotdeleniye. Means improves digestion and stimulates appetite. A valerian root children are given in the form of infusion and broth.

2. To prepare valerian root infusion, take 2.5 tablespoons of raw materials and fill in it 200 ml of hot water. After that heat mix of 15 min. on a water bath, let's stand 45 minutes and filter. Then add in infusion boiled water up to the initial volume. For infusion preparation in the second way fill in 1 tsp of powder of roots with a glass of boiled water, leave for 3 hours and filter. Give infusion to the child in 30 min. after a meal on 1 tablespoon 3-4 times a day.

3. For preparation of broth from a root of a valerian take 2 tsps of raw materials and fill in 200 ml of cold water. Boil mix of 5 min. on slow fire, after that filter. Give broth of a root of a valerian to the child on 2-3 tablespoons 2 times a day. At the belly-aches caused by violation of an otkhozhdeniye of gases, broth of a root of a valerian is given to the child in a dose to 1 tsp every two hours. At a nervous shock (fright) which is followed by convulsions, the child is given on 1 tablespoon of broth of a valerian up to 5 times a day. At increase in functions of a thyroid gland apply valerian root infusion in number of 150 ml. This dose needs to be drunk in stages in 1 day.

4. At inflammation of eyes for the night do compresses of infusion of a root of a valerian and a grass of an ochanka, and wash out them eyes in the afternoon. Valerian roots are also used in the form of powder, in number of 1 g at scarlet fever, typhus, headaches. At pneumonia give to the child 1-2 g of powder of a valerian root. For treatment of helminthosis fill in 1 tablespoon of the crushed roots 1 of the cup of cold boiled water. Set aside for 8-12 hours, filter. Give to the child 1 tablespoon 3-4 times a day.

5. Bathtubs with valerian root broth give good effect. Add 1 l of broth to water for bathing. Similar baths are recommended to be taken every other day. The root of a valerian is contraindicated at individual hypersensibility, diseases of a liver, drowsiness. It is impossible to apply means longer than 2 months without interruption. At overdose there are failures in work of a GIT, nausea, dizziness, headaches, violations of work of a cardiovascular system is observed.

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