Tincture of fresh Vervain herb (Verbena officinalis) 1:2 45%
Verbena officinalis (fresh), organic grain alcohol
Daily adult dose: 2.5 - 5ml three times a day, unless otherwise prescribed.
Avoid during pregnancy.
Common name: Vervain (not to be confused with lemon verbena or French Verbena)
Part used: Flowering aerial parts
Habitat: Hardy perennial with erect woody stems with small five lobed violet flowers. Vervain grows in grassland, woodland and verges, widespread in Europe.
Constituents: Iridoid glycosides, flavonoids, triterpenes, phenylpropaniud glycosides
Actions: Bitter digestive tonic, antispasmodic, diaphoretic (mild), urinary tract tonic, sedative, relaxing nervine
Traditional and current uses:
• Low mood, anxiety
• Pain, restlessness and irritability
• Gall stone pain
• Particularly useful in low mood following flu or long illness
• Pain associated with depression
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