Lemon Verbena - Eirhorse Essential Oil 10ml
Lemon Verbena - Eirhorse Essential Oil 10ml - PRODUCT NOT FOR VAPING
Natural verbena oil
Lemon verbena, or rather Lippia Trifoliate (Aloysia Citrodora \ Lippia Citriodorata), is a shrub from South America, cosmetically valuable for its five-fingered leaves emanating an intense aroma. The leaves produce an aromatic citrus essential oil rich in citral, carvon, nerol, dipentene, limonene, citroncol, geraniol, alpha and beta-pinene, cineol and linalool.
Lemon verbena oil has a toning and firming effect on the skin, therefore it is recommended for the care of mature skin. Thanks to its antimicrobial properties, when added to oils, it supports the treatment of acne lesions and is an ideal addition to disinfecting liquids. Intensely citrus scent soothes, relaxes and calms, reduces stress and has anti-deporesive properties. Lemon verbena oil is effective in repelling insects, especially mosquitoes and ticks. Verbena oil blends very well with oils, cream base and balsam base.
Latin Name : Aloysia Triphylla
Part Of Plant Used : Herb
Source : Spain
Extraction Method : Steam Distillation
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Dosing of verbena essential oil
Recommended 0.07 - 3.5% *
Drops / ml - 1 ml of verbena oil is approx. 28 drops
0.07-0.85% in creams and products left on the skin, 3.5% bath gels, liquid soaps, shampoos.
How to use verbena oil?
Enrich your favorite cosmetic - Enrich your cream for mature skin with a few drops of lemon verbena oil. Add lemon verbena extract to your shampoo for oily dandruff hair.
Create your own cosmetic
Add lemon verbena oil to your cream for mature skin. Combine lemon verbena oil with a base hair conditioner. Mix lemon verbena oil with sweet almond oil in an aromatic, relaxing body oil.
Lemon verbena oil - cosmetic properties
Lemon verbena oil tones and firms the skin
Lemon verbena oil added to creams and make-up remover oils helps restore the skin's physiological pH. It has a positive effect on the condition of collagen and elastin fibers in the dermis. After treatment with cosmetics enriched with lemon verbena oil, the skin is characterized by greater density and firmness.
Lemon verbena oil is antimicrobial
Lemon verbena oil has antiviral and antibacterial properties. When added to a hand disinfectant or hand cream, it will effectively support microbiological protection. Lemon verbena oil is an excellent addition to antiperspirants because it reduces the growth of bacteria that cause sweat odor and reduces sweating.
Lemon verbena oil calms, relaxes and calms down
Lemon verbena oil, thanks to its intense lemon aroma, has a calming effect on the nervous system, helps to relieve stress and tension. When sprayed in the room, it soothes anxiety and depression. It is also a powerful natural aphrodisiac.
- Enrich your oily hair shampoo with a few drops of lemon verbena oil.
- Combine lemon verbena oil with baobab oil and a base hair conditioner in a conditioner for damaged hair.
- Combine lemon verbena oil with sweet almond oil in a facial massage oil.
- Enrich the cream base with lemon verbena oil, hydromanil and vitamin A and create your own anti-aging cream.
- Combine lemon verbena oil in a relaxing and firming body oil.
- Enrich the balsam base with a few drops of lemon verbena essential oil.
- Enrich your DIY Firming Lotion with Lemon Verbena Oil.
Lemon verbena - healing properties, use in cooking and cosmetics
Lemon verbena, or three-leaf linden, is a spice plant with properties valuable to health and an interesting aroma. It is recommended in ailments and diseases caused by e.g. digestive, urinary and nervous systems. The health benefits of the herb verbena are used in cosmetology, the herb has also been used in the kitchen.
Lemon verbena - what is this plant?
Lemon verbena (lippia citriodora), also known as the trefoil, trifoliate, erba, cedronella, lemon verbena, is a plant from the verbena family. It appeared in Europe around the 17th century. It comes from South America, but can also be found in North America. Also grown in southern France and Spain.
Growing lemon verbena in Ireland, due to its low frost resistance, is possible under covers, on a windowsill at home or in the garden as an annual plant. The plant also grows wild in fields, meadows and roadside ditches.
The three-leafed Lippia is a shrub that usually grows up to 2 m, although it grows higher when not pruned. The plant has long (8 cm long), rough and shiny leaves with a pointed shape and a green-aquamarine color. Crushed they give off essential oils because they have numerous scent glands. The flowering time of verbena is in early summer or late fall. Then small white or white-pink flowers appear, gathered in dense inflorescences.
Verbena herb contains glycosides (vitexin and isovitexin), flavonoids, ligans, sesquiterpenes, and triterpenes and phenolic acids. Ingredients such as citral, nerol and geraniol are responsible for the characteristic lemon scent of verbena. The young leaves of the trefoil are the medicinal raw material.
Lemon verbena - healing properties
The properties of verbena are used in the treatment of many diseases and ailments. Verbena infusion is recommended for colds and upper respiratory tract inflammation. Verbena is also a natural diuretic - it improves kidney function and relieves swelling. In folk medicine, it was used for urinary stones. The obtained essential oil of verbena constricts the blood vessels, preventing inflammation.
Scientific research has confirmed that the herb verbena contains verbenaline. Lippy infusion helps with migraines, headaches and sinuses, neuralgia. It is also recommended for insomnia and depression as it improves the mood. Verbena tea has a positive effect on the nervous system, so it is worth reaching for it in the evening before going to bed.
Citral contained in the plant has antibacterial, antifungal and antiparasitic properties, and also inhibits the growth of cancer cells. It has also been proven that lemon verbena extracts inhibit the growth of golden staphylococcus. The beneficial effects of lemon verbena herb are also used in problems with the digestive system. Thanks to its diastolic properties, the herb helps digestion, soothes gastrointestinal disorders and supports the work of the liver. It is used in indigestion, flatulence, diarrhea and colic. Vervain for drinking in the form of a tea is a natural refreshing agent that reduces unpleasant odors from the mouth.
Infusions used in nursing mothers support lactation. Contraindications to the use of lemon verbena include pregnant women. The herb can cause uterine contractions with the risk of miscarriage.
Verbena - application
Lemon verbena is eagerly used in the kitchen due to its pleasant lemon scent. It is used for:
- preparation of refreshing teas and drinks,
- seasoning fish, poultry, marinades, dressings, vegetables, fruit salads,
- as an addition to jams, sorbets, puddings.
It goes well with seafood, vanilla and fruit. During cooking, the lime tree does not lose its flavor. It is also often used as a substitute for orange peel.
You can also prepare a tasty glaze, for example for muffins, from verbena leaves. They should be covered with brown unrefined sugar and stored in a screwed glass jar. Verbena syrup in wine is a good addition to many desserts.
Lemon verbena is used in cosmetics in the production of perfumes. Essential oils are used in the production of cosmetics (including soaps, tonics), but also in aromatherapy. Dried verbena herb is added to fragrant sachets and herbal potpourri mixtures, which can be left in wardrobes or rooms to enjoy their aromatic scent. Along with lavender and hops, it is used to fill the so-called herbal pillows to help you fall asleep. The smell of dried or fresh leaves added to the bath will surely improve our mood after a hard day.
How to make lemon verbena tea?
You can prepare a delicious tea from the dried leaves of the herb. It is enough to pour dried (about 5 g) water, preferably at a temperature of 100 degrees. Infuse covered for 5-7 minutes, then strain and drink. You can also add mint foxes and honey. Verbena tea can be drunk several times a day.
Know where to buy verbena. Dried lemon verbena leaves are available at tea and herbal shops. Lemon verbena seedlings and seeds can be successfully purchased in the store and grown in a pot on the windowsill. Fragrant leaves are then at your fingertips