Vervain (Verbena Officinalis)

Vervain (Verbena Officinalis) has relaxing properties. At the same time, it helps with better digestion, and due to its diuretic properties. It is especially popular with people who want to lose excess weight. It is also used externally.

The whole leaf is available and the leave lightly grated.

Description

General Informations

Vervain (Latin Name: Verbena Officinalis) is a perennial plant and belongs to the family Verbenaceae. Its leaves bloom from April to October and its flowers from July to September.

Health Benefits and Uses

It has a relaxing effect on both the body and the mind and is used to fight insomnia. At the same time, it has antispasmodic action and treats oral disorders by promoting proper digestion. It has diuretic properties and is therefore used by people on a diet. In addition, he may experience headaches and fevers. Externally it can be used to treat minor injuries, eczema, and gum disease. Both the leaves and flowers of the plant are analgesic, anti-bacterial and astringent.

Available Forms

  • Whole Leave
  • Lightly Crushed Leaves

Origin: Greece, Morocco

Caution! Pregnant women must not consume it, though it can assist contractions during labor.

Herbs should not be consumed uncontrollably. Consult your doctor before consumption. They are not substitutes for drugs and can cause side effects and allergies.