Valerian root has been described as "natural valium", with a calming and
sedating effect. There are usually products with a combination of valerian
root, chamomile, passion flower etc. In regards to the comparison to
valium, that probably ends up being subjective.
Hope this helps.
"Seven-and-a-half foot Jesus" <datapimp at four-twenty.com> wrote in message
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> I take valium but would much rather use an herb or root tea of some
> sort than this chemical. Does anyone know of an alkyloid that produces
> a strong sedative effect?