Lemon Verbena – Lippia citriodora
Herb Louisa, Verveine des Indes
Sweet fresh, lemony fruity floral fragrance
Blends Well With
Neroli, Sandalwood, Geranium, Lavender, Rose Otto, Bergamot, Patchouli
Lemon verbena oil has traditionally been used to ease digestion, treat hangovers, clear acne, improve digestion, decrease stress, lift depression, treat impotency and frigidity, decrease inflammation, treat kidney stones, treat sexually transmitted infections and reducing heart palpitations. The stimulant action on the digestive system helps to digest fats and the excellent action on the liver helps in cases of cirrhosis, as well as alcoholism. It soothes the respiratory tract and calms heart palpitations. The calming action of the oil helps in sexual matters and nervous conditions. Packed with antioxidants, it offers protection from cell-damage and helps tissue recover after exercise. Lemon verbena makes a useful hangover treatment for the morning after overconsumption of alcohol. It soothes heart palpitations and conditions related to high stress levels and anxiety. Useful for depression and is also a powerful anti-inflammatory suited to skincare and the reduction of puffiness.
Vaporize after a hangover where it is useful as a ‘pick me up’ particularly for women. In a warm bath it is relaxing, use 2-3 drops in a dispersant (e.g. Bath and Shower Gel). In a diffuser it soothes heart palpitations and conditions related to high stress levels and anxiety. Useful for depression
Diluted to 2% or less in a carrier oil it helps to digest fats and helps in cases of cirrhosis, as well as alcoholism.
It helps to banish depression and relaxes as well as refreshes the body and mind, while uplifting the spirits and promoting stress control. It refreshes the body, stimulates brain function and increases concentration and strengthens the heart It encourages openness toward new opportunities, joy, and enthusiasm
Avoid all contact with eyes and mucus membranes. Use with care as it can sensitize the skin and cause phototoxicity. Avoid in pregnancy
Geranial, Neral, (+)-Limonene, Zingiberene, Germacrene D, Caryophyllene oxide, Sabinene, ß-Caryophyllene, (E)-ß-Ocimene, ar-Curcumene, Spathulenol, 1,8-Cineol, Geranyl acetate ß-bourbonene, y-Cadinene, Germacrene D-4-ol, (E)-Limonene oxide, 6-Methyl-5-hepten-2-one, (E)-Carveol
- Essential oils can be powerful so to avoid all risks do not use during pregnancy.
- Keep away from clothing or articles which may be affected by oil-based products.
- Use sparingly and no more than 4 times per day.
- Gluten, peanut and dairy free.
- Suitable for vegans and vegetarians.
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