- Color: Yellowish-green
- Oil Consistency: Thin
- Perfumery Note: Top
- Initial Aroma Strength: Medium
- Scent: It has a pleasant aroma that is both citrusy and slightly green and floral.
Action: Antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, digestive, emollient, febrifuge, hepatic, insecticidal, sedative, stomachic,, antibacterial, antioxidant, antiviral, tonic.
Benefits, Indications: In the digestive system, lemon verbena oil helps with cramps, dyspepsia and liver congestion and is helpful to restore the liver after a binge and when suffering from a hangover. The stimulant action on the digestive system helps to digest fats and the excellent action on the liver helps in cases of cirrhosis, as well as alcoholism.
It soothes the respiratory tract and calms heart palpitations. The calming action of the oil helps in sexual matters. Lemon verbena oil helps to banish depression and relaxes as well as refreshes the body and mind, while uplifting the spirits and promoting stress control.
This essential oil is great to banish blues and depression while boosting liver function and helping the digestive and respiratory system and at the same time softening the skin and reducing puffiness.
Chemical Constituents: borneol, geraniol, linalool, nerol, citral, dipentene, limonene, myrcene
Precautions: There is not much safety data regarding lemon verbena oil, but since it has a high citral level it may cause sensitization and is phototoxic.
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