Lemon verbena (Aloysia triphylla) is a woodsy, deciduous shrub that has a distinct lemon scent. Lemon verbena contains mild anti-septic, anti-inflammatory, and astringent qualities. Its helps with digestion and relieves nausea and cramps. It calms stomach spasms and colon irritability, reducing symptoms of flatulence, upset stomach, and diarrhea. The herb helps with regulating metabolism, breaks down cellulite, and is often used as a slimming aid. Lemon verbena also has a soothing effect on nasal and bronchial congestion. It helps reduce fever, especially if the fever is caused by flu. The expectorant properties in the herb help in relieving coughs and colds and in treating mild symptoms of asthma.
- Primary Uses: Here are a few of the ailments Lemon Verbena can provide relief for: • Bronchial congestion • Coughs • Colds • Cramps • Digestion • Fevers/Flu