Vervain, Verbena officinalis

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Vervain  ( Verbena officinalis  ) is conventionally grown in Bulgaria

AKA 

Herb of Grace, Herb of the Cross, Herbe Sacree, Herba veneris, Holy Herb,   European Vervain, Pigeon's Grass and Enchanter's Herb

Cautions   please be aware that herbs, although natural can interact with certain medications, and that they may be ill advised to use under certain health conditions.  Please consult a qualified health practitioner for cautions pertinent to you.

No therapeutic claim   is made or intended for this product.  Information is for educational purposes only. 

Please Note   The combined weight of each individual herb powder will be packed in one bag unless you specify otherwise.  Ie if you order 2x50g, it will be packed as 1 x 100g 

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Further interesting reading...

Actions: Nervine tonic, sedative, anti-spasmodic, diaphoretic, hypotensive, galactagogue, hepatic.
Vervain Herb may help with intermittent fevers, ophthalmia, pleurisy and ulcers. It may also help with muscle spasms and as an astringent.

Vervain is a herb that will strengthen the nervous system whilst relaxing any tension and stress. It can be used to ease depression and melancholia, especially when this follows illness such as influenza. Vervain may be used to help in seizure and hysteria. As a diaphoretic it can be used in the early stages of fevers. As a hepatic remedy it will be found of help in inflammation of the gall-bladder andjaundice. It may be used as a mouthwash against caries and gum disease.

 

King's Dispensatory gives these uses: "Vervain is tonic, emetic, expectorant, and sudorific it has proved beneficial in intermittent fever, given in warm infusion or in powder. In all cases of colds and obstructed menstruation it may be used as a sudorific. Taken, the infusion forms a good tonic in some cases of debilityanorexia, and during convalescence from acute diseases. It has been reputed valuableinscrofulavisceral obstructionsgravel and worms. The following application has been recommended as effectual in promoting the absorption of the blood effused inbruises, and in allaying the attendant pain: Take of vervain, senna and white pepper, of each, equal parts. Make a cataplasm by mixing with the white of eggs."

Cautions:

This herb should not be used if your are pregnant.