Parts Used: Flower inflorescence – fresh or dried strobles
Bitter principles (lupulin containing humulon, lupulon and valerianci acid), volatile oil, flavonois, polyphenolic tannins, oestrogenic substances, asparagin.
Can be combined with Valerian and Passionflower for its sedative properties.
Contraindications: Do not use hops preparations in depressive illnesses. It should be avoided as it may exacerbate the condition. Excessive doses over a prolonged period of time may produce dizziness and intoxication which may disturb the ability to concentrate.