Valerian's mild sedative action helps to reduce nervous agitation, calming the nerves, while Gentian acts as a digestive bitter, soothing nervous indigestion
and stimulating the appetite.
So if anyone is entitled to a touch of nervous indigestion
while strolling around the guts of the building, it is the man who has been charged with making it all happen.
The atmosphere was formal and well behaved, and gratefully lacking in the Conran-style breathless glamour which can breed a sort of nervous indigestion