NAPIERS HERBAL STRESS AND SLEEP AID
Active substance(s): AVENA SATIVA LIQUID EXTRACT 1:1 21% ALCOHOL / PASSIFLORA LIQUID EXTRACT 1:1 21% ALCOHOL / SCULLCAP LIQUID EXTRACT 1:1 21% ALCOHOL / SCULLCAP TINCTURE 1:5 / VERVAIN LIQUID EXTRACT 1:1 21% ALCOHOL / AVENA SATIVA LIQUID EXTRACT 1:1 21% ALCOHOL / PASSIFLORA LIQUID
Each 5 ml of oral liquid contains:
0.812 ml liquid extract of Vervain herb
(Verbena officinalis L.) (1:1) (equivalent
to 812 mg of Vervain).
Extraction Solvent: Ethanol 21% v/v.
0.188 ml liquid extract of Scullcap herb
(Scutellaria lateriflora L.) (1:1) (equivalent
to 188 mg of Scullcap).
Extraction Solvent: Ethanol 21% v/v
0.4 ml tincture from dried Scullcap
herb (Scutellaria lateriflora L.) (1:5)
(equivalent to 80 mg of Scullcap).
Extraction Solvent: Ethanol 41% v/v
0.425ml liquid extract of Passion
Flower herb (Passiflora incarnata L.)
(1:1) (equivalent to 425 mg of Passion
Flower). Extraction Solvent: Ethanol
0.213ml liquid extract of Oat Seed
(Avena sativa L.) (1:1) (equivalent to 213
mg of Oat Seed). Extraction Solvent:
Ethanol 21% v/v
This product also contains:
Liquid extract wild thyme, orange oil,
lemon oil, coriander oil, aniseed oil, 90 %
This product comes in a glass bottle of
100 ml or 200 ml with a child-resistant
safety cap. It contains a brown liquid.
Traditional herbal registration holder :
Highland Herbs Ltd, 10 Payne Street,
Glasgow, G4 0LF
Traditional herbal registration
Potters, Wigan, WN5 0JZ
Traditional herbal registration
This leaflet was revised 17/05/2016
Making medicines safer
You can help to make medicines safer by
reporting any side-effects to the Yellow
Card Scheme at www.mhra.gov.uk/
Alternatively you can get a paper Yellow
Card form from your doctor’s surgery
or a pharmacy, or call freephone 0808
100 3352 (available 10am-2pm Monday
PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET
STRESS AND SLEEP AID
Please read this leaflet carefully before
you start taking this product.
It contains important information for you
about this product that may affect you.
Keep this leaflet. You may wish to read
You must contact a doctor or qualified
healthcare practitioner if your symptoms
worsen or do not improve after 4 weeks.
If any side effects become serious, or
if you notice side effects not listed in
here, please tell your doctor or qualified
What is in this leaflet?
1. What this product is and what it is
2. Before you take this product
3. How to take this product
4.Possible side effects
5. How to store this product
6. Further information
1. WHAT THIS PRODUCT IS AND
WHAT IT IS USED FOR
Napiers Herbal Stress and Sleep Aid is
a traditional herbal medicinal product
containing extracts from Vervain,
Scullcap, Passion Flower and Oat Seed.
For full details see Section 6.
Napiers Herbal Stress and Sleep Aid is a
traditional herbal medicinal product used
for the relief of symptoms associated
with stress, such as mild axaiety and to
aid sleep, based on traditional use only.
Important information about some of
the ingredients in this medicine
This product contains 14 % v/v ethanol
(alcohol), i.e. up to 560 mg per dose,
equivalent to 14 ml beer, 5.8 ml wine per
dose. Harmful for those suffering from
alcoholism, liver disease or epilepsy.
This product also contains Oat Seed
(Avena). There is no information about
the gluten content of this product so
caution is advised for patients suffering
from coeliac disease.
2. BEFORE YOU TAKE THIS
Driving and using machines
This product contains alcohol and
therefore may impair ability to drive or
operate machines. If affected do not
drive or operate machines.
Do not take this product if you are:
• under 18 years old
• allergic to any of the ingredients
• pregnant or breastfeeding
• already taking a medicine for sleep or
• taking medicines known to interact
with alcohol i.e. metronidazole
• suffering from depression - this
product is intended for the relief of
symptoms associated with stress such
as mid anxiety. If you have symtoms
of depression such as low mood
you shoud seek medical advice for
3. HOW TO TAKE THIS PRODUCT
For oral use only. For adults and the
elderly and adolescents over 18 years
For temporary relief of mild anaxiety:
One 5 ml teaspoonful in water three
To aid sleep: One 5 ml teaspoonful in
water at bed time. An extra 5 ml (one
teaspoonful) in water can be taken
during the night if needed.
Do not exceed the recommended dose.
If symptoms worsen or do not improve
after taking the product for 4 weeks,
consult your doctor or a qualified
If you take too much (overdose).
If you take more than the recommended
dose, speak to a qualified healthcare
practitioner and take this leaflet with
Overdose of this product may result
in alcohol intoxication and should be
If you forget to take this product
Continue to take your usual dose at the
usual time. Do not take a double dose. It
does not matter if you miss a dose.
If you have any questions, or are unsure
of anything, please speak to a qualified
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, this product can have
There have been one report of nausea
and increased heart beat and one report
of hypersensitivity with Passion flower
Other possible side effects are: allergic
skin reactions such as itching, redness or
blistering of the skin.
The frecuency is not known.
If you notice any other side effect with
this medicine, speak to a qualified
5. HOW TO STORE THIS PRODUCT
Do not use this product after the expiry
date. The expiry date is printed on the
label and on the bottom of the carton.
This product does not require any special
Return any unused medicine to a
pharmacist for safe disposal.
Keep this product out of the reach and
sight of children.
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. Drug information contained herein may be time sensitive. This information has been compiled for use by healthcare practitioners and consumers in the United States. The absence of a warning for a given drug or combination thereof in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. If you have questions about the substances you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.