Profile: Lemon verbena has a strong lemony scent. Dried lemon verbena is perfect for lemon verbena tea, herbal infusion mixtures, and potpourri. Aloysia citriodora is often used to flavor ice cream and marinades.
Lemon verbena, often known as vervain, is the most powerfully scented of the lemon scented plants. The perfume has inspired writers to produce poetry and prose to express its clean and calming quality. Lemon verbena is utilized in perfumes, toilet water, baking, jellies, and preserving because of its aroma. With a flavor reminiscent of licorice and camphor, lemon verbena is a popular herbal substitute for oregano, especially in light protein dishes.
Lemon verbena was imported to England in the 1700s and has thrived there, growing to 15 feet tall. The plant has a strong minty-citrus aroma while fresh, but the dried Lemon Verbena is less overpowering and more mild. It is native to Chile and Peru but thrives in other locations. It's utilized like many other mint or camphor plants. Lemon verbena is a Verbenaceae plant.
Lemon verbena has been used in cooking as an ice cream flavoring as a pepper alternative. The plant's volatile oils are stronger than most other lemon-scented herbs due to the licorice and camphor concentrations.
|Botanical Name:||Aloysia Citriodora|
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|Lemon verbena is used to treat digestive ailments such as gas or diarrhea, exercise-induced muscular damage, multiple sclerosis (MS), and insomnia,|
|Shelf Life:||3 Years|
|Country of Origin:||Paraguay|
|Handling / Storage:||Store in a cool, dry place.|
|Dietary Preferences:||All Natural, Gluten-Free, Kosher Parve, Non-GMO|