Lemon-verbena is an aromatic plant that has known for its medicinal properties. It has a stronger lemony scent than lemon balm and lemongrass. It is a less known herb, but has excellent properties.
It has been used widely as a culinary herb, and as a tea. Typically it is used for relieving indigestion, heartburn, and for tonifying the digestive tract. It helps in indigestion, gas, colic, diarrhoea, constipation.
It is also known to help insomnia, asthma, colds, fever, varicose veins, improve skin conditions and chills.
Benefits of Lemon Verbena
~ relieve indigestion;
~ relieve heartburn;
~tonify digestive tract;
~ soothe anxiety;
~ helpful in insomnia;
~ curb craving for snacks, promote fat burning, stimulates the breakdown of cellulite;
~ anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties;
~ helps to loosen up mucus, phlegm, clear congestion in the respiratory tracts;
How to enjoy our Organic Lemon-Verbena
~ ½ teaspoon of dried leaves, steep in hot water for 10-15minutes.
Aroma Farms, a family-owned organic farm located in the village of Ancient Olympia, Greece. A small producer producing high quality organic herbs that are sustainable, care about the environment and practices all the traditional herbs farming. Ensuring that they play a part in reducing carbon footprint, all the organic herbs are hand harvested from the best part of the plant at their optimal time and are hand picked the best to give the best flavours and aromas to enjoy as a tea.
The organic farms works very closely with agronomist-researcher Dr. Theodoros Koutsos, ex head of the Section of Aromatic and Medicinal Plants in NAGREF and run regular analysis on their products in ELGO DEMETER and agricultural universities to ensure the excellent quality of our herbs.
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Mediterranean wellness in everyday life
It all begins when we realise options for caffeine-free beverages are limited in most food places.
This is where we begin to explore the world of herbal tea / tisane tea and the Mediterranean wellness, which has been known to have given their people good health and longevity. Their diet is known to be high in vegetable, nutritionally balanced, full of colour, flavour and textures using lots of herbs and spices instead of salt in seasoning. It is also known that herbal infusions have been used for generations in Greece and the Mediterranean region as natural remedies to ease ailments and boost the immune system.
Greece being a Mediterranean country, is blessed with abundance of wild herbs, flowers that are rare and unique in its taste and potency, thanks to its mediterranean climate and geological formation.
In Botana&Tea, it is Mediterranean wellness in our daily life.
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