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Lemon Verbena

Lemon Verbena Distillate Water

$6.00

Pure, therapeutic Lemon Verbena Distillate Water

Distillate Waters are also referred to as Hydrosols or Floral Waters and are the by-product of distillation in the manufacture of essential oils. Valuable plant compounds left behind in the distillation process are available in the distillate waters.  TIMELESS 100% pure, therapeutic Distillate Waters are hand poured for quality assurance, and now packed with Nitrogen and Argon to promote freshness.  We recommend refrigeration for all Distillate Waters.

Botanical name:  Lippia citriodora  or  Aloysia triphylla  or  Aloysia citriodora

Regions of production:  Morocco, France

Growing Practice:  Cultivated without the use of chemical fertilizers or pesticides.

pH:  5.2 - 5.5

Shelf Life :  18 months or more, if kept in a tightly closed container and refrigerated. Distillate Waters are safe to used as long as they remain clear and there is nothing floating in the liquid.

Aroma:  Sweet, fresh, lemony, but without the sharpness of citrus

Properties:  Anti-anxiety, anti-inflammatory, astringent, antiviral, calming, digestive, endocrine stimulant, sedative, tonic.  Lemon Verbena is a highly energetic Distillate, generating extraordinary effects when combined with vibrational healing techniques.

Uses:  Clarifier for normal and combination skin. Combine with Cistus (Rock Rose), Cornflower or Frankincense to reduce pore size and refine skin texture. Makes a good aftershave - use alone or combined with Calamus Root, Frankincense, Lavender, Peppermint or Sandalwood.  May be used as a body spray, or in making natural perfumes.

Beneficial in the prevention and treatment of colds and flu - use daily as mouthwash or nasal spray during flu and cold season.  Appetite stimulant.  May be used in making sweets, desserts and beverages.

Reduces anxiety, stage fright and fears; helps increase confidence and self esteem.  Sedative.  For relaxation when mental focus is required, combine with Neroli or Cistus (Rock Rose).  

Anti-inflammatory effects on mucous membranes, especially the nose and mouth.  Use as a mouthwash or compress after dental procedures.  For tooth extraction or severe swelling, combine with Helichrysm. For bleeding, combine with Cistus (Rock Rose).  May be used routinely as a mouthwash or nasal spray.

Safety:  Non-toxic, non-irritating, non-sensitizing

Blends well with: Clary Sage, Geranium, German Chamomile, Roman Chamomile, Rose

References :

Catty, Suzanne, Hydrosols : The Next Aromatherapy, 2001. Healing Arts Press, Rochester, VT.

Cooksley, Valerie Gennari, Aromatherapy: Soothing Remedies to Restore, Rejuvenate, and Heal, 2002. Prentice Hall Press, New York, NY.

Cooksley, Valerie Gennari, Aromatherapy : A Holistic Guide to Natural Healing with Essential Oils, 2015.  Floramed Publishing, The Woodlands, TX.

Notice : This information is for educational purposes only. It has not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any condition or disease, and should not take the place of evaluation by a qualified health professional. Although we strive to provide information which is accurate and up to date, we cannot guarantee the accuracy or completeness of this information. 



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