Lemon Verbena

Lemon VerbenaLemon sherbet flavor

Leaves used to flavor oils and vinegars and in desserts.  Also good with poultry, fish, veggies, marinades,  stuffings and salad dressings.

Flowers are added to jellies or used whole in salads and fruit dishes.

Leaves used in potpourris.

 

 

 

growing

 

ANNUAL – Can also be grown as a HOUSEPLANT in a sunny window

FULL SUN

Plant in well drained soil and water when dry

 

 

harvesting

 

Best flavored leaves are picked in early summer.  Flowers can be harvested any time.

Dries well in a warm dark location.

 

 

health-uses

 

Contains Vitamins A, B & C.

Digestive Aid – tea relieves nausea, constipation and indigestion

Sleep Aid – tea is a mild sedative

 

 

recipes

 

Tea – Steep 3-5 leaves in a cup of boiling water

 

 

 

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