Lemon verbena, also known as Aloysia citrodora, is an aromatic herb that has been historically known for its medicinal properties. It is a rich source of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds that can help reduce inflammation in the body as well as protect against oxidative stress caused by free radicals.
Furthermore, this herb is known to aid digestion by soothing digestive tract muscles and relieving bloating, gas and indigestion. Lemon Verbena has also been found effective in reducing anxiety levels and improving relaxation. It contains essential oils such as limonene, linalool, and geraniol which are believed to have sedative effects on the nervous system.
The plant’s antifungal and antimicrobial properties are often used to treat skin disorders including dermatitis and acne relief. In addition to its numerous health benefits, Lemon verbena’s refreshing taste and flavor make it an excellent addition to teas or desserts as well!
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