Blue Vervain {Verbena hastata}

Blue Vervain is an extremely bitter North American Herb widely used as a sedative, antispasmodic, and relaxant. Its bitter tonic properties increases digestive function and stimulate gastric secretions.  It is used for sore throats and respiratory tract disorders such as asthma. Blue Vervain has an affinity for females and can be helpful in menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes and nervous tension. As a galactagogue Blue Vervain helps to promote the production of breast milk.

Family Verbenaceae

Parts used  Aerial

Associated Systems
Immune System, Female Reproductive System, Male Reproductive System, Urinary System, Digestive System, Nervous System

Female Reproductive Hormonal Balancer, Female Reproductive Prostaglandin Inhibitor, Female Reproductive Adaptogen, Female Reproductive Nervine, Male Reproductive Prostagladin Inhibitor, Male Reproductive Adaptogen, Urinary Prostaglandin Inhibitor, Urinary Adaptogen, Digestive Bitter, Nervous Adaptogen for Stress, Nervous Relaxant, Nervous Anxiolytic, Parasympathomimetic, Anti-spasmodic, Mild analgesic,  Nervous system tonic, Bitter, Emmenagogue, Immune Adaptogen

Digestive tonic that increases secretion of saliva, HCl, pancreatic enzymes, increased bile secretion and gall bladder contractility, and increased intestinal motility; Fever and headachea ssociated with cold or flu, Throat and lung congestion, Livery dysfunction and jaundice, Worms, Dysmenorrhea, Irregular menses, Rheumatism
Topically: ulcers and wound healing

Warnings & Interactions 2bA {Safety Chart}

This monograph does not intend to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or illness. It is always advisable to consult with your trusted Herbalist or healthcare professional prior to use. Click here to book your appointment.

. Find a complete list of references for this monograph and a review of its evidence based applications in “Naturopathic Botanical Medicine” by Dr. Anthony Godfrey, and Paul Richard Saunders with Kerry Barlow, Cindy Gilbert, Mathew Gowan and Fraser Smith.
. Teachings by John Redden
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