Valerian

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[scientific name]

 

History

Attractant to cats and rats.  Use valerian root as bait in a rat trap.

Valeriana officinalis

Easy to grow perennial up to 1m high in summer

Prefers damp but grows anywhere

Historically used as a sedative

Herbalists use it to treat anxiety and stress as well as insonia

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