• Used as a digestive aid to prevent cramping and bloating.
• Also helps promote relaxation and lift mild depression.
Used for cooking due to its distinct lemony flavor. Works well with Chicken, fish, vegetable marinades and salad dressings.
Directions: To make a tea, pour one cup of hot water over one teaspoon. of lemon verbena leaf, steep 3 to 5 minutes. 2 parts lemon verbena leaf with 1 part peppermint leaf makes a refreshing delicious iced tea
Lemon verbena is also used in sachet, herbal pillows and potpourris due to its long-lasting fragrance.
For a relaxing massage oil, add 2 tablespoons each of lemon verbena herb and lavender flower to a cup of warmed almond oil. Let steep for 2 to 4 hours. Strain and use immediately or store in the refrigerator for later (warm before use).
Orrs’ Trading Company does not intend to diagnose, prevent, treat or cure through the sale of this herb. Use at your own risk.