Lemon Verbena Purchase & Information
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Aloysia Citrodora Syn Lippia
Why Do People Use Lemon Verbena?
The oral preparations of Aloysia citrodora (Lemon verbena), like lemon verbena powder, are used for agitation, digestive disorders, asthma, insomnia, skin conditions, flatulence, cold, chills, fever, diarrhea, colic, varicose veins, indigestion, febrile hemorrhoids and constipation.
In foods and manufacturing - Lemon verbena is utilized as a fragrance in perfumes, as an active ingredient in herbal teas and also as an ingredient in alcoholic beverages.
Is It Safe To Use?
Likely Safe - Oral utilization of lemon verbena is considered safe when ingested in food items. Lemon verbena powder has attained Generally Recognized as Safe Status (GRAS) in the United States. The appropriate consumption of lemon verbena in medicinal amounts is also considered safe for adults.
However, topical usage of lemon verbena should be avoided because there is less authentic information available in this regard.
Avoid Pregnancy & Lactation - Lemon verbena should be avoided during pregnancy and lactation because there is unreliable information available to prove its safety in these conditions.
How Effective Is Lemon Verbena?
The information available to rate the effectiveness of Aloysia citrodora is rather unreliable.
How Lemon Verbena Works?
The most effective part of Aloysia citrodora are its flowering tops and leaves. Verbena oil (the essential oil purified from the leaved of lemon verbena) may have bactericidal and acaricidal properties. There are irritants effects noticed because of terpene-rich volatile oils in this plant.
What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Lemon Verbena?
Oral consumption of lemon verbena powder may cause number of adverse effects in the kidneys while being excreted.
Topically - It has been observed that the topical application of lemon verbena may lead to contact dermatitis in some individuals.
How Lemon Verbena Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?
There is no known interaction between lemon verbena powder and various herbs & supplements.
How Lemon Verbena Interacts With Drugs?
How Lemon Verbena Interacts With Foods?
Aloysia citrodora doesn’t seem to interact with any food item.
How Lemon Verbena Interacts With Lab Tests?
Lemon verbena doesn’t cause any derangement in the results of lab tests.
How Lemon Verbena Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?
Kidney Disease - Over dosage of lemon verbena powder is considered lethal for kidneys and may cause irritation.
What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Lemon Verbena?
ORAL There is no specific oral dosage of lemon verbena, but people generally take it as one cup of tea 2-5 times on daily basis. Such tea is prepared by steeping 5-29 grams of the leaves in 1 liter of hot boiling water for up to 15 minutes and straining it afterwards.
TOPICAL There is no topical dosage of lemon verbena.
General Certificate of Analysis (COA)
Specification sheet links below are a standard copy of the COA less the batch or lot number and manufactures dates. Specification sheet can be dated and should only be considered as a general information. Please contact and request an up to date COA if needed for specific updated information before placing order by filling out the contact form with product name and SKU number. If ordering quantities of twenty five kilos or more contact for availability.