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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Valerianaceae — valerian.


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  • "Valeriana" person was certainly an agent of darkness, far more so than the two insufferable men, and thus Kaylana was bound to ally with her against the unbalance ... but that didn't mean she had to like her.

    Villains by Necessity

  • This plant is Valeriana officinalis, the latter word originating from "officina", which describes the storerooms of medieval monasteries where medicines were kept.

    Country diary

  • In Poyales del Hoyo, a village in the central province of Avila, I attended the 2002 reburials of Pilar Espinosa, Virtudes de la Fuente and Valeriana Granada – whose roadside grave had been dug up in nearby Candeleda.

    Trial of judge Baltasar Garzón splits a Spain still suffering civil war wounds

  • A new rightwing mayor removed the bones of Pilar and Valeriana and threw them into the cemetery's communal grave.

    Trial of judge Baltasar Garzón splits a Spain still suffering civil war wounds

  • Valerian (Valeriana officinalis) helps sleep disorders that are the result of anxiety.

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  • In the superpáramo area, vegetation grows in patches, including Raouliopsis seifrizii, Draba sanctae-marthae and in areas more protected from the wind there are scrublands of Valeriana karstenii and rosettes of Perissocaelum purdiei.

    Santa Marta páramo

  • Six of these are: Sophora flavescens, Rhododendron dauricum, Caryopteris mongolica, Valeriana offcinalis, Vicia Tsydenii, and Adonus mongolica.

    Daurian forest steppe

  • Aqueous extract of valerian root Valeriana officinalis L. improves sleep quality in man.

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  • Valeriana paused and wove her hands in mystic patterns through the air.

    Villains by Necessity

  • Valeriana looked up and frowned, drawing her hood up over her face.

    Villains by Necessity


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