Simple Herbal Extracts | Blue Vervain


Blue Vervain

Botanical Name

Verbena hastata

Part Used

flowering tops


Not for use in pregnancy *

Traditional Information*

Blue Vervain is an underutilized medicine especially useful for spasmodic nervous disorders. It is indicated for some types of petit mal epilepsy (especially if associated with menses), PMS and menopausal anxiety, irritability associated with fevers and the flu, liver migraines, trigeminal neuralgia, and Bells Palsy. It is best used with a carminative to prevent nausea.

Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, David Winston (RH) AHG

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*Disclaimer: The information on historical, ethnobotanical and phytotherapeutic uses of herbs and traditional formulas contained herein is based on the experience and research of the author. It is not intended as a substitute for consulting with your physician or other health care provider. Any attempt to diagnose and treat an illness should be done under the direction of a health care professional. The publisher and author are not responsible for any adverse effects or consequences resulting from the use of any of the information discussed. Should you have any questions concerning the appropriateness of any preparation mentioned, the author strongly suggests consulting a professional health care advisor.