Botanical Name: Verbena officinalis
Organic Status: Certified Organic
Country of Origin: Croatia
Plant Part: Aerials
Description: Vervain aerials have been used traditionally for numerous conditions, including stimulation of lactation and treatment of dysmenorrhea, kidney stones, jaundice, anxiety, gout, headache, depression, and insomnia. Used as a poultice or ointment, vervain may be used as a natural remedy for bruises, skin infections, insect bites, eczema, and other skin disorders. It has also been used to alleviate sprains. Vervain is also considered an astringent, a bitter digestive tonic, and a diuretic.
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