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Finish: Loose herbs (2.5 oz)
Blue Vervain is stated to possess sedative, thymoleptic, antispasmodic, mild diaphoretic and, reputedly, galactogogue properties.
Parts Used Medicinally
Root, leaves, stems.
The medicinal parts are the dried aerial parts collected during the flowering season, the fresh, flowering herb, the flowers and the whole fresh plant.
The older physicians used the root primarily, which they considered stronger. However, the primary parts used used medicinally by modern herbalists are the aerial parts of the plant.
Nervous system support
Promotion of estrogen and progesterone receptor binding
Traditionally, Blue Vervain has been used for depression, over enthusiasm, melancholia, hysteria, generalised seizures, cholecystalgia, jaundice, early stages of fever, and specifically for depression and debility of convalescence after fevers, especially influenza. It is used for sore throat, and for diseases of the respiratory tract, such as coughs, asthma and whooping cough, menopausal complaints and irregular menstruation, gout, metabolic disorders, chlorosis and edema. It is also used externally as a gargle for cold symptoms and for diseases of the oral and pharyngeal cavity.
Chinese Medicine Uses: The herb is used for edema, chronic malaria, dysmenorrhea and carbuncles.
Homeopathic Uses: The herb is used for bruising and cerebral convulsions.
Flowering herb: Standard Infusion, 2-5 ounces, to 3 times a day. Tincture [1:5, 60% alcohol] 30-90 drops, to 4 times a day. (Moore)
Liquid extract: Take 2 to 4 ml daily. (PDR)
Tincture: Take 5 to 10 ml up to 3 times per day. (PDR)
Infusion: Take 2 to 4 gm up to 3 times per day. (PDR)
Most people don’t know about Blue Vervain. It is indeed a lesser-known herbal remedy. But, when it comes to its medicinal properties, it has magical powers. Research shows that its leaves and flowers contain many active
components. They have antispasmodic, antipyretic, and diuretic properties. Furthermore, it also assists in soothing the nervous system, detoxifying the body, lowering inflammation, and alleviating chest congestion.
This herb can be consumed in many forms. We recommend using it as tea but can be used in capsule form as well. It has potent and fast-acting effects with unique composition of acids and phytochemicals. That’s why it is better to combine it with tea. Just infuse its leaves, roots, and flowers in warm water and relish it.
***Remember we recommend only small doses of Blue Vervain. Because of its potency, large doses can cause diarrhea or vomiting. Moreover, if you are pregnant or nursing, speak with your doctor first, as it interferes with blood pressure***
Properties: Antibacterial, antimicrobial, detoxifies body, treats respiratory disorder, cardio-protective, boosts gum health, keeps nervous system healthy, anti-anxiety relaxant, relieves depression, eases menstruation, anti-inflammatory, and reduces swelling.