Benefits of Lemon Verbena

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What Is Lemon Verbena?

Lemon Verbena has many names, such as lemon scented verbena, lemon beebrush, verbena triphylla, lippia citriodora, etc. It is native to Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil, Uruguay, Chile, and Peru. It grows to a height of ten to fifteen foot tall and gives off a strong lemony scent.

 

Uses Of Lemon Verbena

Lemon verbena is used in teas, to add flavor to fish, chicken, salad dressings, etc. The oil has been used in perfumes, colognes and soaps. Lemon verbena is used in creams and lotions and is said to reduce puffiness around the eyes.

Lemon Verbena Benefits

Lemon verbena health benefits: Lemon verbena has been used to treat fever, congestion, asthma, insomnia, intestinal problems, stress, and even depression. It is used to treat Candida (yeast overgrowth) as it has properties that help eliminate the fungus.

Lemon verbena is claimed to have many therapeutic properties such as : a digestive tonic, strengthening the nervous system, de-stressing, regulating menstrual cycle and lessening PMS.

Lemon Verbena is said to aid digestion, to help with metabolism and to help break down cellulite, thus it aids in slimming. It is also used to aid digestion, and is believed to have a mild calming effect on nerves.

The following Bigelow Teas contain Lemon Verbena:

Chamomile Lemon Herb Tea

Chamomile Mint Herb Tea

Ginger Snappish Herb Tea

Lemon Ginger Herb Plus Tea

I Love Lemon Herb Tea

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