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1. (WO2013143843) NEW VALERIAN EXTRACTS AND USES THEREOF

Pub. No.:    WO/2013/143843    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2013/055087
Publication Date: Fri Oct 04 01:59:59 CEST 2013 International Filing Date: Thu Mar 14 00:59:59 CET 2013
IPC: A61K 36/84
A61P 25/22
A61P 25/24
Applicants: BRATTSTROEM, Axel
Inventors: BRATTSTROEM, Axel
Title: NEW VALERIAN EXTRACTS AND USES THEREOF
Abstract:
The present invention relates to a valerian extract for the treatment and prophylaxis of GABA-related disorders, preferably GABAA-related disorders, more preferably selected from the group consisting of anxiety, depression, restlessness and insomnia, wherein the ratio of valerenic acid (VA) to acetoxyvalerenic acid (AVA) in the extract is at least 2:1. The invention also teaches pharmaceutical compositions comprising such extracts as well as methods for preparing these extracts.