Verbena officinalis

Verbena officinalis

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Verbena officinalis L.
Engl.: herb of the cross, vervain.
Deu.: Eisenkraut, Echtes Eisenkraut, Gewöhnliches Eisenkraut.
Sven.: järnört, läkeverbena.
Suom.: rohtorautayrtti, rohtoverbena.

Pre-Linnaean: Verbena. (Botanical Journeys in Kent and Hampstead, Thomas Johnson, 1972.)

Insomnia / 1995


Date: Sun, 1 Oct 1995 21:06:49 +0000
To: Medicinal and Aromatic Plants discussion list
From: christopher hedley
Subject: re sleeping aids needed

... healing can only be an holistic process. It is too easy to slip into the 'cure it quickly' mentality which pervades our society.

However there is often hidden virtue in what might appear to be purely symptomatic treatment with herbs, for example using relaxing herbs to help us reconstruct a healthy sleeping pattern.

Lemon verbena and percolating.

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Henriette's herbal blog: Percolating a lemon verbena tincture.