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Lemon verbena is a flowering plant. It grows in South America. The leaves and the flowering tops are used to make medicine.A. citrodora is a deciduous sub-shrub to 2.5m in height, with narrowly lance-shaped, strongly lemon-scented leaves and open panicles of tiny white or pale lilac flowers
Lemon verbena is used for digestive disorders such as gas or diarrhea, muscle damage caused by exercise, multiple sclerosis (MS), and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
In foods and manufacturing, lemon verbena is used as an ingredient in herbal teas, as a fragrance in perfumes, and as an ingredient in alcoholic beverages.
How does it work?
Lemon verbena contains chemicals that might kill mites and bacteria, as well as chemicals that may reduce swelling (inflammation).Lemon verbena loves warm weather, so plant it in spring after the last frost.
Possible side effects include:
- It can cause skin irritation (dermatitis) in some people, contact with lemon verbena may cause red, itchy skin rash in some people.
- Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if lemon verbena is safe to use when pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
- Kidney disease: Large amounts of lemon verbena may irritate the kidneys and make kidney disease worse. Avoid using large amounts if you have kidney problems.
As always make sure you are using organic herbs as pesticides are toxic and always take normal doses, excessive amounts of anything is not good for you.
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