Lemon Verbena leaves (Aloysia citrodora)
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The preparation of infusions with the medicinal plant "Aloysia citrodora" result in a relaxation of the nervous system in the relief of migraines, agitation or insomnia. This plant also has an anti-twitching, relieving cramps, gastro-intestinal and menstrual pain.
Ingredients: 100% Lemon Verbena leaves (Aloysia citrodora).
Properties: Lemon verbena is known for its digestive properties and carminativas, that mitigate the development of intestinal gas. It is also a relaxing of the nervous system, reducing migraines, nervousness, agitation and insomnia. In addition, it also stimulates the appetite and has an anti-twitching on the digestive system, relieving cramps, gastro-intestinal or menstrual, thus helping to relieve the feeling of vomiting.
Components: This plant is very rich in essential oils, mainly citral (about 30%), borneol (which has an aroma similar to pepper and a taste reminiscent of mint), cironelol, limonene, eucalyptol and geraniol. It also contains tannins, flavonoids and iridoides.
Contra-indications: should Not be used for long periods of time because it can cause stomach upset.
Mode of preparation
Water temperature: 100º
Infusion time: 5 to 10 minutes
Recommended amount: 1 "teaspoon" per person. Approx. 2grs / cup.
*Indicative values that can vary depending on the personal taste.