Studies related to Pain and Valeriana officinalis

Effects Of Valerian On The Severity And Systemic Manifestations Of Dysmenorrhea

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 100
Sex Female
Age Range 18-29
Body Types Average
Notes for this study:
Supplementation of 225mg valerian root thrice daily for the duration of two menstrual cycles (dose allowed to be lowered during the second menstrual cycle, to be taken on an as needed basis for menstrual pain) was able to reduce abdominal pain associated with menstruation to a degree larger than placebo treatment, and duration of pain was reported to be reduced.