Verbena is a stress-fighting herb, also useful for digestion and to protect the skin.
The verbena plant (Verbena officinalis) to the family Verbenaceae. Well known for its anti-stress properties, it is also useful for supporting healthy digestion, protecting the skin, and easing muscle inflammation.
- essential oil
- vitamins A, B and C
Protects and supports the skin, helps with wound healing
The use of verbena for herbal purposes dates back to antiquity and appears in the folklore, mythology, and religion of many peoples. Considered sacred by the Ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans, it played an important role in many sacred ceremonies and was even used in some rites by Native American peoples.
The properties of verbena are manifold.
- It is an excellent anti-stress agent, indispensable in the event of agitation or depression.
- The essential oils extracted through the infusions are capable of detoxifying the oral cavity and nasal cavities.
- Helps joints (especially in cases of rheumatism and neck pain).
- It fights muscle inflammation.
- It can also serve as a good digestive aid, especially in cases of stomach upset or blockages.
- It helps reduce fever.
- It relieves muscle pain.
- Protects the liver thanks to aucubin.
- The verbascoside it contains is a powerful antimicrobial.
- It promotes lactation.