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Vervain Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Botanical Name
Verbena Officinalis
Chinese Name
Ma Bian Cao
Homeopathic Name
Verbena Officinalis   -   Mother Tincture

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Vervain Cures

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Action of Vervain

Nutrients in Vervain

Taste of

Nature of


Parts Used

Flowers, Leaves, Roots, Stems, Shoots

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Vervain

Vervain may cause High Blood Pressure if taken in high dosage. Please consult a doctor for the Doses.
Avoid use during Pregnancy.
Excessive use may cause Vomiting.
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Vervain is a plant. It is a flower
It is perennial.
It grows in a temperate climate.
It grows up to 80 Cm.
Best used for Sore Throat.

In TCM :
Vervain : Ma Bian Cao
Meridians Associated : Spleen, Liver and Stomach.
Cancer Treatment: Useful in treating Liver Cancer and Cervical Cancer.
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Materia Medica for Vervain

Vervain General

Vervain is used as a medicine traditionally. The aerial parts of the plant are used to treat a number of health conditions. It treats Dysmenorrhea, Jaundice, Anxiety, Stimulation of Lactation and Insomnia.
It eases Childbirth. It increases the flow of Breast milk.
Vervain is a mild sedative. It is a natural tranquilizer and has a relaxing effect. It treats Insomnia and is a stress reliever. It boosts mood and energy when you are fatigued.
It strengthens the Nervous System. It relieves tension and stress. It eases Depression and Melancholy.
It is good treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Colon and Bladder conditions and Menstrual Disorders.
The leaves of Vervain is used as a Blood Purifier.
Methods of Administration. How to take
Tincture. The best and the most potent method of consuming Vervain is to Tincture it.
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Decoction: Make a tea.
Put l/2 teaspoonful of the powdered root or leaves or flowers in a cup of water. Boil it. Simmer for 10 minutes. Drink three times a day.
The root may be chewed as such.
Single Herb

Vervain for Leucorrhoea

Use Vervain as a douche for your private parts to get relief in leucorrhoea.

Vervain as a Tonic

Add 2 tablespoon rootstock in 2 cups of boiling water.
Steep for 5-10 minutes.
Cool and store.
Take 2-3 tablespoons 4-5 times a day.

Vervain for Nerve Damage

Prepare a decoction, made of 1 teaspoon of powdered Vervain root and one cup of water. Drink it twice daily.

Vervain as an Aphrodisiac

Steep Vervain herb in one cup of hot water for 10 minutes. Strain and drink it.
It curers Erectile Dysfunctional.
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Herbal Treatment For Allergy 1

Prepare a concoction of Elder flower, Sheep Sorrel, Cowslip, Vervain, Gentian root. Take it two times a day.
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