Images of Centranthus ruber; Red Valerian

Stock images of Centranthus ruber; Red Valerian. Photos © 2011 Steven Foster. Please contact us for pricing and terms at or call +1-479-253-2629.

Photographs of Centranthus ruber; Red Valerian; Valerianaceae, Valerian family, photographed in the mountains of Montenegro. Never an important medicinal plant historically, this relative of valerian was found to have mild tranquilzing and sedation properties in a study published in 1963. Like valerian, too, it also contains valepotriates, among valerian's active constituents.


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