Lemon Verbena

Lippia citriodora Palau

Hierbaluisa
Part used

Leaves.

Indication

The leaves are indicated for the treatment of dyspepsia (a digestive disorder that occurs after meals and whose most common symptoms are nausea, bloating and stomach pain, heartburn and flatulence), abdominal distension caused by the production and accumulation of gases and excessive gastrointestinal spasms.

Properties

Lemon verbena is an excellent organoleptic aroma and flavor corrector. Traditionally it is considered to be a digestive, carminative (to help expel gases from the digestive tract) and antispasmodic (to relieve or soothe intestinal spasms). It has also been used as a mild tranquilizer.