Lemon Verbena

$5.20

  • Scientific Name: Aloysia citrodora (formerly known as Verbena citriodora)
  • Origin: Native to South America, particularly Argentina and Chile.
  • Priced Per Ounce. 
  • Health Benefits:
    • Rich in antioxidants like verbascoside and phenolic compounds, which help protect cells from oxidative damage.
    • Contains citral, a compound with potential anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties.
    • Used in traditional medicine to aid digestion, relieve bloating, and reduce gastrointestinal discomfort.
    • May have calming effects on the nervous system, promoting relaxation and reducing stress.
    • Used in aromatherapy for its refreshing citrus scent, which can uplift mood and improve mental clarity.
  • How to Prepare it Medicinally:
    • Tea: Steep dried lemon verbena leaves in hot water for 5-10 minutes. Drink as desired.
    • Culinary use: Incorporate fresh or dried lemon verbena leaves into recipes such as teas, desserts, sauces, and marinades for flavor and potential health benefits.
  • Precautions/Contraindications:
    • Lemon verbena is generally considered safe when consumed in moderation.
    • Allergic reactions to lemon verbena are rare but possible, especially in individuals with sensitivities to plants in the Verbenaceae family.
    • Consult with a healthcare professional before using lemon verbena, especially if pregnant, breastfeeding, or taking other medications.
  • Disclaimer:
    • The information provided is for educational purposes only and should not be considered medical advice. Consult with a qualified healthcare professional before using lemon verbena or any herbal remedy. Herbal supplements may interact with medications or have adverse effects in certain individuals. Always purchase herbal products from reputable sources and follow dosage instructions carefully. The use of herbal supplements should be done under the supervision of a healthcare professional, especially in cases of pre-existing medical conditions or when taking other medications.

 

Lemon Verbena, 1oz
Lemon Verbena, 1oz

Description

  • Scientific Name: Aloysia citrodora (formerly known as Verbena citriodora)
  • Origin: Native to South America, particularly Argentina and Chile.
  • Priced Per Ounce. 
  • Health Benefits:
    • Rich in antioxidants like verbascoside and phenolic compounds, which help protect cells from oxidative damage.
    • Contains citral, a compound with potential anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties.
    • Used in traditional medicine to aid digestion, relieve bloating, and reduce gastrointestinal discomfort.
    • May have calming effects on the nervous system, promoting relaxation and reducing stress.
    • Used in aromatherapy for its refreshing citrus scent, which can uplift mood and improve mental clarity.
  • How to Prepare it Medicinally:
    • Tea: Steep dried lemon verbena leaves in hot water for 5-10 minutes. Drink as desired.
    • Culinary use: Incorporate fresh or dried lemon verbena leaves into recipes such as teas, desserts, sauces, and marinades for flavor and potential health benefits.
  • Precautions/Contraindications:
    • Lemon verbena is generally considered safe when consumed in moderation.
    • Allergic reactions to lemon verbena are rare but possible, especially in individuals with sensitivities to plants in the Verbenaceae family.
    • Consult with a healthcare professional before using lemon verbena, especially if pregnant, breastfeeding, or taking other medications.
  • Disclaimer:
    • The information provided is for educational purposes only and should not be considered medical advice. Consult with a qualified healthcare professional before using lemon verbena or any herbal remedy. Herbal supplements may interact with medications or have adverse effects in certain individuals. Always purchase herbal products from reputable sources and follow dosage instructions carefully. The use of herbal supplements should be done under the supervision of a healthcare professional, especially in cases of pre-existing medical conditions or when taking other medications.

 

Lemon Verbena, 1oz
Lemon Verbena, 1oz

Additional information

Weight .028 kg
Dimensions .33 × 13.97 × 20.32 cm

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