Neuropharmacology of Valeriana Genus

  • Amritpal Singh Saroya
  • Jaswinder Singh


Garden valerian and garden heliotrope are the common name for this species. The plant is native to certain parts of Asia and Europe and a member of Valerianaceae. However, it has been introduced into North America. It is worthwhile to note that the amino acid, valine, has been named after V. officinalis (Fig. 19.1).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amritpal Singh Saroya
    • 1
  • Jaswinder Singh
    • 2
  1. 1.Herbal ConsultantMohaliIndia
  2. 2.Department of PharmacologySri Guru Ram Das Institute of Medical ScienceAmritsarIndia

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