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Lemon verbena (Aloysia citriodora Palau), dried leaves, 40g

Lemon verbena (Aloysia citriodora Palau), dried leaves, 40g

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Aloysia citrodora Palau is also called fragrant verbena, lemon verbena or Peruvian verbena. This plant is native to the Andes, in Latin America.
Appreciated by perfumers, lemon verbena is used in cooking for its lemony aroma where it is used in the composition of creams, pastries and liqueurs.
In aromatherapy its compounds of citral, limonene and geraniol give it numerous properties. It is febrifuge, antispasmodic, antifungal, slightly sedative, digestive and antioxidant.

Our lemon verbena is grown and packaged in Reunion Island.

Properties :

Mild sedative
Lemon verbena is known to soothe and facilitate sleep.

Diuretic and digestive
Traditionally used to facilitate the body's elimination functions.

Antiseptic and febrifuge
Lemon verbena is traditionally used against “colds”.

Examples of uses:

Infusion
12 to 15 grams of dry leaves per liter of water infusion (5 minutes). One cup 2 to 3 times a day.

Mother tincture
Cold macerate the plant in ethyl alcohol at 45 to 70°. Take 10 to 15 drops morning and evening, diluted in a glass of water. To be used as a 25-day treatment.

📸 📃 Text credit: Bourbon herbal teas

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