Valerian Root Sleep Aid Tincture Recipe


Living The Frugal Life website shares how to create a sleep aid Valerian Root tincture.

  • Pack Valerian Root firmly into a pint mason jar, cover with vodka and tightly secure lid.

  • For the next four weeks, shake once a day for two minutes and store in a place out of direct sunlight.

  • After four weeks, strain and compost the Valerian root but keep the liquid.

  • Use small amounts on the nights you need a sleep aid to test the right amount that works for you. Start with a teaspoon.


Valerian seems to be most effective after you take it regularly for two or more weeks.

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