Herb of the Day: Blue Vervain


Blue Vervain (Verbena hasata)
Parts used The whole herb

Blue vervain is a powerful, natural tranquilizer. It has been used as a antiperiodic for the nervous system. It promotes sweating and relaxation and will alleviate fevers, settle the stomach and promotes a feeling of well being. Blue vervain is best used at the outset of a cold, especially for upper respiratory inflammation. It expels phlegm from the chest and throat. It can also be useful in menstrual problems.

Vitamin content
Vitamin C
Vitamin E
Calcium
Manganese

Aids with
Ague, asthma, bladder, bronchitis, catarrh, colds, colon, congestion, coughs, diarrhea, dysentery, earaches, epilepsy, fevers, gallstones, headaches, insomnia, kidney problems, menstrual problems, mucus, pneumonia, skin diseases, sores, spleen, settle stomach, worms

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