Home › Forum Topics › Mental Health › Valerian Root for Anxiety? › Reply To: Valerian Root for Anxiety? November 23, 2020 at 5:06 pm #1375 SarahParticipant I have not tried Valerian root but I have been recommended it. I am also nervous to try it. A close friend of mine has tried it and it has worked for her anxiety. She takes a very small dose.