Himalaya Tagara For Sleeping Disorders, Side Effects and Dosages

Tagar is used to treat depression, spasmodic conditions, anxiety, insomnia, weakness of nerves, etc. It is hot in potency and reduces Vata/ wind inside body. It is hypnotic, sedative, narcotic and tranquilizing. Learn how to use this and what are possible side effects?

Himalaya Tagara is an herbal medicine from The Himalaya Drug Company. It is actually the extract of medicinal herb Tagar. Tagar (Indian Valerian) is a perennial, herbaceous plant indigenous to India. It is found in the temperate Himalayan region.

The roots of the plants are used all over the world to treat depression, spasmodic conditions, anxiety, insomnia, weakness of nerves, etc. It is hot in potency and reduces Vata/wind inside body. It is hypnotic, sedative, narcotic and tranquilizing.

Tagara herb for good sleep

Tagar is also used to regulate menstrual cycle due to its emmenagogue (also spelled emmenagogs) action. Emmenagogue are those herbs which stimulate blood flow in the pelvic area and uterus and sometimes used to stimulate menstruation and cause abortion.

Here is given more about this medicine, such as benefits, indication/therapeutic uses, composition and dosage.

Ingredients of Himalaya Tagara

Each tablet contains 250 mg

  1. Tagara (Valeriana wallichii) rhizome extract

About the ingredient

Indian Valerian / Valeriana wallichii, has sedative, hypnotic, anxiolytic, anticonvulsant, antidepressant anti-inflammatory, analgesic anthelmintic, insecticidal, hypotensive antispasmodic, antidiarrheal bronchodilatory, antipyretic, antioxidant, hepatoprotective and neuroprotective properties.

It is best herb for stress, anxiety, nervousness, hysteria and insomnia.

Important Therapeutic Uses of Himalaya Tagara

  1. Disturbed sleep, Insomnia, mental fatigue
  2. Anxiety, stress, restlessness, nervousness
  3. Depression, epilepsy

Health Benefits of Tagara

  1. It calms the mind.
  2. It supports better sleep.
  3. It corrects sleep cycle.
  4. It helps to reduce stress, anxiety and irritability.
  5. It remove obstruction from nerves.
  6. It gives relief in pain.
  7. It is hot in potency and reduces Kapha.
  8. It is sedative, hypnotic, antispasmodic and tranquilizing.

Dosage of Himalaya Tagara

1 tablet twice a day after meal with water or as directed by physician. You can buy this medicine online or from medical stores.

Tagara herb will work if taken regularly for 2-4 weeks, after 2-3 weeks one can see the result. Also be cautious, don’t just think it’s an ayurvedic preparation and it will cause no side effects. DONOT USE IF ALREADY USING SOME SEDATIVE DRUG.

Caution / Side-effects

  1. Always take this medicine in recommended dosage.
  2. Overdose produces many side effects.
  3. It is hot in potency and should not be taken in pregnancy.


  1. I Am using tablets for pimples can I use this tablet for sleeping disorder

  2. I feel good taking tagara daily once during night before bedtime can I take lifetime is it safe please advise

  3. Sir iam suffering from depression,anxiety, insomnia.can I use tagara ? I am also taking allopathic diabetes tablets 500mg.its ok taking tagara?

  4. I have a sleep problem because i had depression in past. I have quit all medicines but before few days i could not sleep well. Hardly 2 or 3 hours. Can Tagara help me in this situation ? If i will take medicine in the morning so will i feel any sedation ?

    • Tagara herb is mild sedative but help in getting sleep. You can take this for 6 weeks, after 4~5 weeks you will get results.

  5. is it a sleeping pill ?

  6. When do you take it when you say twice – during the day and at night?

  7. Does insomnia reduce after using the drug, Tagara for 4 weeks continuously?

  8. It works tremendously
    Massive herb which is brought by himalaya

  9. Overdose will cause death ?? My cousin baby swallowed 5 to 10 tablets accidentally

  10. may I take Tagara along with Alopathic medicine?

  11. 70 yrs. No sleep in night.sleep comes at 5 am to 10 am. Lifestyle is sluggish. Will Tagara help me?
    Want to sleep by 11 pm to 6 am.

  12. Sanjay Suryavanshi

    How long period will use to this tab. Kindly confirm me.

    • It depends on your condition, do not over dosage, take for 1~2 months, make sure you are not taking any other sedative drug.

  13. Consuming tagara daily does not have side effects

  14. Himalaya Tagara can be consumed by diabetics ?

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