Vervain (Verbena officinalis)


Our Vervain:

Is Wildcrafted (grown naturally & without pollutants) and harvested sustainably
Is not heat treated or irradiated and is free from GMO’s
Should be infused in boiling water before consumption
A certificate of analysis is available for this product if required

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Vervain (Verbena officinalis) – 50g

Latin Name: Verbena officinalis
Plant Family: Verbenaceae
Other Names: Common Vervain, Holy Herb, Herb Venus, Simpler’s Joy, Tears of Isis, Frog-Foot, Pigeon’s Grass & Juno’s Tears.

Vervain is listed as having the following Properties:

  • Astringent
  • Diaphoretic
  • Diuretic
  • Antispasmodic
  • Galactagogue
  • Febrifuge
  • It is noted as one of the ‘dream herbs’ and for this reason is also called ‘The Herb of Enchantment’.
  • And is also used for its balancing and calming effect

Vervain may benefit:

  • The nervous system
  • The female reproductive system
  • The skin and oral health
  • As an incense; the home, personal space & artefacts and sacred spaces

Traditional Uses:

  • Leaves and flowers can be drunk as a tea or tisane.
  • An infusion of the leaves can be used as a hair rinse to add shine.
  • Leaves can also be used as a poultice for wounds, stimulation of lactation and easing dysmenorrhea (painful periods) & balancing the hormone cycles.
  • Headaches.
  • Low mood, anxiety and a nerve tonic.
  • Insomnia and for vivid, and prophetic dreams with other dreaming herbs in a smoking blend.
  • However, there are few clinical trials of vervain or its components.


Nuts, gluten, celery, milk/dairy and mustard are handled on the site where this product is processed. Handling procedures are in place to reduce the likelihood of allergens being present, but we cannot guarantee our ingredients are totally free of traces in the product supplied.


Vervain has no reported side effects – although its use should be avoided in pregnancy as it may cause miscarriage. It is thought that due to its purgative effects, excess dosages may lead to vomiting.

Information provided is from the ‘folk herbalist’ tradition and does not pretend to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or condition. Learning Tree Permaculture advises you to consult a medical professional before trying any herbal product.

Additional information

Weight 50 g


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