root is highly sedative in action and because of its smell, it is not an oil
for perfumery but is often used in a relaxing, sleep inducing blendl. In
Ayurveda, it is used in suppressing urine. It is also known to calm
down dogs and cats, although cats do tend to be more sensitive to essential
oils than dogs. Use with caution on dogs and cats. Avoid use on sensitive skin.
It is used for varicose veins and hemorrhoids. Avoid in pregnancy and with
babies and children. Valerian blends well with any citrus essential oil,
as well as with any of the conifers. . Flashpoint: 132 F