mode of action
Flower, leaf, root
Sedative tea (leaves), transient insomnia (constituent in Maria Treben Tea), general anxiety
Contains triterpene saponins, flavonol glycosides, methoxy flavone, and other flavonoids. A remedy for insomnia, headaches, over-activity, and nerve pain (neuralgia). Contains saponins and salicylates which are the main ingredient of aspirin. The yellow flower is antispasmodic and sedative.