Red Valerian

It belongs to the Valerian family. It is an ornamental plant and this is why it is often found cultivated in gardens. When uncultivated, it grows in rocky fields.

Scientific Name:
 Centranthus ruber


Kythera Name: –

Name in other places of Greece:
 Analatos, Moscholios, Plemonochorto, Erpini

Collection: It is mainly found in cultivated areas and gardens. Bloomed tops are collected during summer and its roots are collected in autumn.

Properties: insomnia, stress, nervousness, mild epilepsy, nerve spasms. Stomachaches, headaches, menstruation pains, eye fatigue and migraine.