Lemon Verbena (Lippia citriodora) Essential Oil

Lemon Verbena (Lippia citriodora) Essential Oil

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Verbena Lemon (Lippia citriodora) Essential Oil

Product Description

Verbena Lemon (Lippia citriodora) Essential Oil
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Plant description

Latin Name : Lippia citriodora
English Name : Lemon verbena
French Name : Verveine citronnée
Family : Verbenaceae
Origin : Morocco, Spain, France, Paraguay

History and Origin

Lemon verbena is a small shrub of the verbenaceae family originating from South America. It is cultivated for its delicious lemon-scented leaves and for its properties in phytotherapy. It can flavor some dishes, drinks and infusions for its calming and digestive virtues. Lemon verbena is also known to fight against depression and insomnia. It is also called Aloysia triphylla in Latin.

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Aromatherapy Data Sheet

Distilled Part : Aerial parts
Extraction : Steam distillation
Oil Characteristics : Clear and mobile liquid, colorless to pale yellow. Its lemony scent is fresh and sweet.
Properties : Negativating. Powerful anti-inflammatory +++. Antipyretic. Powerful sedative +++, antineuralgic. Eupeptic ++. Vesicular and pancreatic stimulant, splenic stimulant, nervous system stimulant (action on the cerebellum and on the central nervous system), gonatic stimulant (testicles, ovaries). Litholytic. Hormone like (thyroid, pancreas). Variable anti-infectious.
Indications : Anxiety, stress, insomnia, some depressions ++++, nervous fatigue, multiple sclerosis. Enterocolitis ++, amoebiasis, amoeba cysts, Crohn's disease ++, cholecystitis, diabetes. E coli cystitis, gravel. Psoriasis. Coronaritis, tachycardia, cardiac fatigue, hypertension, Hodgkin’s disease, malaria. Asthma (crisis prevention). Eye fatigue and weakness. rheumatism.

Energetic and Emotional Effect

Lemon verbena has an energizing effect. It stimulates energy and reduces nervous fatigue, while helping find back the joy to live and self-esteem. It helps strengthen concentration abilities. Lemon verbena enables to turn the page on the past and to manage the present. It is very useful to fight against depressions and to help overcome grief. Lemon verbena prepare for the future with joy and confidence.

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Uses

Culinary

Fresh or dried leaves are consumed as an herbal tea or used to flavor some culinary preparations. In Peru, the plant is used to make the national soft drink called Inca Kola.

Environment

It is used in diffusion for its calming properties and to induce sleep.

Synergy

Marjoram, lavender, petitgrain orange, mandarin.

 

Safety

Not known under physiological doses. 

Chromatography

Lot B-LIPCIMAR07R (2016/10)

Morocco

Monoterpene: limonene (21,708 %)

Aldehydes: geranial (12,726 %), neral (9,849 %)

Terpene oxide: 1,8 cineole (5,863 %)

Sesquiterpene: β-caryophyllene (4,409 %)

 

Lot B-LIPCIMAR05S (2018/02)

Morocco

Monoterpene: limonene (19,64 %)

Aldehydes: geranial (13,44 %), neral (10,18 %)

Terpene oxide: 1,8 cineole (5,77 %)

Sesquiterpene: β-caryophyllene (4,23 %) 

 

Lot BLIPCIESP08T (2018/06)

Spain

Monoterpene: limonene (25,00 %)

Aldehydes: α zingiberene (sesquiterpene) + geranial (16,52 %), neral (12,01 %)

Terpene Oxide: 1,8 Cineol (9,19 %)

 

Lot BLIPCIMAR10U (2019/02)

Morocco

Aldehydes: geranial (27,95 %), neral (22,60 %)

Monoterpenes: d limonene (19,94 %)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Documentation and References

  • FRANCHOMME, Pierre, Docteur PÉNOËL, Daniel, L’aromathérapie exactement, Éditions Roger Jollois.
  • WERNER, Monica, VON BRAUNSCHWEIG, Ruth, L’aromathérapie : Principes, indications, utilisations, Éditions Vigot.
  • BOSSON, Lydia, L’aromathérapie énergétique, Guérir avec l’âme des plantes, Éditions Amyris.
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