Pink Lady Slipper (American Valerian)

Pink Lady Slipper, also called American Valerian.   Widely used by women in 19th century America as a sedative for nervous headaches, hysteria, insomnia, mental depression, and menstrual irregularities by despondency.

Pink Lady Slipper, also called American Valerian.

Widely used by women in 19th century America as a sedative for nervous headaches, hysteria, insomnia, mental depression, and menstrual irregularities by despondency.

No sleep.

A signal.

Something off balance.

Her culture constricts.

Tightening the area around the neck and belly.

Hysteria.

Is there no alternative?

Sedation.