Lemon Verbena( Aloysia citrodora) potentially may include the ability to protect muscles, reduce inflammation, boost the immune system, calm the stomach, reduce fevers, soothe nerves, and clear up congestion. It is also popularly used for weight loss. Lemon verbena has been directly linked to reducing joint pain and faster recovery for joint-related injuries. This is primarily due to the impressive levels of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds.
The essential oil of lemon verbena, when extracted, contains a high concentration of powerful antioxidant compounds, including verbascoside, nerol, geraniol, and citral. The most common use of lemon verbena outside of herbal pill supplements is as an herbal tea. The leaves can be dried and then steeped for a powerful boost to many of the organs and metabolic processes.
1 oz dried herb package.
Each herb possesses unique ways of helping you to stay healthy and support your body, mind, and spirit. Herbs are used for a variety of purposes. In addition to medicines, herbs are often used for making teas, bathing, body care products, flower essences, supplements, and as fragrances.
Many thousands of years after mankind uncovered the medicinal and spiritual use of these plants, scientists have acquired the tools that were needed to figure out how they worked and confirm their effectiveness. You can see an example of this in scientific articles confirming the effectiveness of elderberry improving your immune system with thousands of antioxidants and even anticarcinogenic effects!
We encourage you to do your research before ingesting any herb. This is especially true if you are taking any medications, as many herbs interact with specific types of medications (St. Johns Wort and Antidepressants for example, causes serotonin syndrome, which can be fatal). Always consult your doctor before trying to treat, diagnose, or cure any medical condition, as they know what is best specifically for you.