Lemon Verbena
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Lemon Verbena

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Lemon Verbena (Aloysiatriphylla)

Lemon verbena is an herb which originates from South America and first came to Europe by Spanish sailors during the 17th century. Since then it has been loved and cultivated by the Mediterranean countries. Its basic characteristic is the intense lemon flavor that it has. Lemon verbena is considered a “new” herb, but there is a lot of interest for it by the modern herbalists.

Furthermore, lemon verbenahas attracted the scientific interest too, so there is some evidence about this great herb. Lemon verbena can be used as a light sedative and to treat insomnia. The magnificent aroma of this herb is a result of many essential oils which are contained in the plant.These essential oils are considered to have a relaxing effect both bodily and mentally. The lemon verbena tea is used for treatment against cold (it is very pleasant for kids).

Lemon verbena is mostly consumed as a beverage. However, it can be greatly combined with chicken or fish. Last but not least, in Greece it is used as an ingredient for some traditional sweet deserts, like halva and jams.

Lemon Verbena (Aloysiatriphylla)

Lemon verbena is an herb which originates from South America and first came to Europe by Spanish sailors during the 17th century. Since then it has been loved and cultivated by the Mediterranean countries. Its basic characteristic is the intense lemon flavor that it has. Lemon verbena is considered a “new” herb, but there is a lot of interest for it by the modern herbalists.

Furthermore, lemon verbenahas attracted the scientific interest too, so there is some evidence about this great herb. Lemon verbena can be used as a light sedative and to treat insomnia. The magnificent aroma of this herb is a result of many essential oils which are contained in the plant.These essential oils are considered to have a relaxing effect both bodily and mentally. The lemon verbena tea is used for treatment against cold (it is very pleasant for kids).

Lemon verbena is mostly consumed as a beverage. However, it can be greatly combined with chicken or fish. Last but not least, in Greece it is used as an ingredient for some traditional sweet deserts, like halva and jams.