The plant has long light green leaves and purple, white or green flowers with a characteristic intense aroma of lemon. The Lemon Verbena was called “herba sacra” (sacred herb) by the Romans and “sacred plant” by the ancient Greeks who used it to wipe the altars of temples. In fact, an Egyptian legend has it that the plant sprouted when the goddess Isis wept to mourn the death of the god Osiris. The Lemon Verbena is famous for its great anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anxiolytic properties as well as for indigestion, constipation, and toning of the body. The Lemon Verbena leaves are used to add lemon flavor to fish, meat, vegetables, marinades, sauces, jams, puddings, yogurt, and beverages. It is also used as herbal beverage or added to tea to give a lemon flavor.
Package : 20 gr. Jar