Vervain (Verbena officinalis)

Other Common Names:
Herb of Grace, Herbe Sacree, Herba veneris, Ma Bian Cao.

Origin:
Vervain originally comes from Europe.

Origin description:
This sacred plant is strongly connected with the old earth religions. The druids regarded it as highly as mistletoe. It was dedicated to Isis, Goddess of birth, and was a famous ingredient in love potions.

What's in it?
Bitter iridoids (verbenin, verbenalin), volatile oils, alkaloids, mucilage, tannins, glycosides (such as aucubin). Rich in flavonoids.

How does it work?
Vervain is a plant that teaches us to trust our own inner knowing and intuition - despite what remedy form it is made into.
Dose: 5 drops as needed up to 5 times daily.

In tincture form Vervain also holds the image of the gall-bladder. In this way, it particularly helps with fat digestion.
Dose: 10-15 drops 1-3 times daily.

Problem

Women Men
Digestive problems (especially fat digestion).
Gall bladder problems.
Acid reflux.
Nervous tension.
Insomnia.
Depression.
Poor appetite.