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KIWIHERB VALERIAN ORAL LIQUID

Active substance(s): VALERIAN ROOT TINCTURE

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2. Before you take this product

Do not exceed the stated dose.

Do not store above 30oC.

DO NOT TAKE this product if you are:

The effects of this product may not occur
immediately.Therefore it should be taken
continuously for 2 - 4 weeks.

Store in the original container

• Allergic to Valerian or any other ingredients
in this product (see section 6).
• Under 18 years of age
• Pregnant or breast feeding
• Taking medicines known to interact with
alcohol (e.g. metronidazole)
• Already taking a medicine for sleep or
anxiety

PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET:
Kiwiherb Valerian Oral Liquid
Valerian Root Extract

Taking other medicines
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking
any other medicines.
Driving and using machines

Read this leaflet carefully before you start
taking this product.

This product may cause drowsiness. If affected do
not drive or operate machinery

It contains important information that may affect
you.

Take Special Care with this product

Keep this leaflet.You may need to read it again.
Contact a doctor or qualified healthcare
practitioner if your symptoms worsen or do not
improve after 4 weeks.
If you get any side effects, including any not listed
in this leaflet tell your doctor or pharmacist.
What is in this leaflet?
1. What this product is and what it is used for

This product contains alcohol (45% ethanol),
i.e. up to 2.25 ml per dose, (equivalent to 45 ml
beer or 18.8 ml wine), and may be harmful to
those suffering from alcoholism, liver disease or
epilepsy.
The effects of this product may be increased by
alcohol. Excessive use of alcohol should therefore
be avoided.
Take this medicine according to the instructions
in this leaflet. Check with your doctor or
pharmacist if you are not sure.

2. Before you take this product
3. How to take this product

3. How to take this product

4. Possible side effects

For oral short term use only

5. How to store this product
6. Further information

Adults and the elderly:
To aid sleep:

1. What this product is and what it is used
for
Kiwiherb Valerian contains Valerian root extract
(see section 6 for full details).
Kiwiherb Valerian is a traditional herbal medicinal
product used for the temporary relief of
symptoms of mild anxiety and to aid sleep, based
on traditional use only.

Take two or three 5ml spoonfuls half an hour
before bedtime in a small amount of juice or
water.
To relieve symptoms of mild anxiety:
Take one 5ml spoonful up to three times a day in
a small amount of juice or water.
Maximum daily dose: 5 doses (25ml)

If you use more Kiwiherb Valerian than
you should consult your doctor or qualified
healthcare practitioner and take this leaflet
with you.
Overdose of this product may result in
alcohol intoxication and should be treated
accordingly (See section 2 Take special care
with this product)
If you forget to use Kiwiherb Valerian
continue to take your usual dose at the usual
time. It does not matter if you have missed a
dose.
If symptoms worsen, or do not improve after
4 weeks, a doctor or qualified healthcare
practitioner should be consulted.
If you have any further questions on the use
of this medicine, ask your doctor or qualified
healthcare professional.

Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
which is stated on the carton and container.
Return any out of date medicines to your
pharmacist for safe disposal.
6. Further Information
Active Ingredients:
Each ml of oral liquid contains one ml of tincture
from dried Valerian root* (Valeriana officinalis L.)
1:2 equivalent to 500 mg dried root.
Extraction solvent: Ethanol 45% v/v
*Certified organically produced herbal ingredient.
Other Ingredients are:
Ethanol (alcohol), Purified water
What this product looks like and contents of
the pack

4. Possible side effects

This medicine is a brown coloured liquid.

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side
effects, although not everybody gets them.

It is an oral liquid in a 50 ml or 100 ml bottle.

• Gastrointestinal symptoms (e.g. nausea,
abdominal cramps) may occur.The
frequency is not known.
• If any of the above effects become serious
or if you experience any other side effects,
a doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare
practitioner should be consulted.
You can help to make medicines safer by
reporting any side effects to the Yellow Card
Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.

Traditional Herbal Registration Holder:
Phytomed (UK) Ltd
2 Elmsfield Court, Bridgend
Wales CF33 4NJ
info@kiwiherb.co.uk

THR 39543/0001
Certification Mark

Alternatively you can get a paper Yellow Card
form from your doctor’s surgery or pharmacy, or
call Freephone 0808 100 3352 (available 10am2pm Monday -Friday

Batch Release Site and Distributor:
Lifeplan Products Ltd
Lutterworth,
Leicestershire LE17 4ND
Tel 014 5555 6281

5. How to store this product

This leaflet was revised 26/04/2013

Store all medicines out of the sight and reach of
children.

Larger print and audio versions of this leaflet are
available from: leaflets@phytomed.co.uk

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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