Common Name: Wild Verbena, Cape Verbena, Lemon Bush, and Zinziba
Botanical Name: Lippia Javanica
Plant Part: Leaves and twigs
Origin: South Africa
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Oil Type: Essential Oil
Aroma: Sweet, fruity, green
Appearance: Yellow, golden yellow, to light brown
Consistency: Medium viscosity
Blends Well With: Angelica, Basil, Benzoin, Cedarwood, Citrus (any), Cypress, Lavender, Neroli, Palmarosa, Petitgrain.
Description: Wild Verbena is such a treat. It's not a well-known essential oil, but it definitely deserves some extra attention. Wild Verbena smells lovely all by itself. Many people who love this essential say they diffuse it without blending with other oils because its aroma is so pleasant. Of course, like any great-smelling essential oil, blending can always produce a wonderful blend.
Wild Verbena also shows promise in natural medicine for major health issue including cancer and HIV/AIDS. It is a great choice during a bout of a cold or flu, acting as a strong respiratory aid. It also has been used as an insect repellent, and for skin issues. There is a long list of health benefits studied about Wild Verbena, making this a great oil to explore.
IMPORTANT: FOR SAFETY PURPOSES, THIS PRODUCT IS FOR AROMATHERAPY-USE ONLY. Unless you have received clearance from a qualified medical professional, use only for aromatherapy. Any essential oil that is used topically should be well-diluted to prevent irritation and/or other possible side effects. Always perform a skin patch test before using topically to test for allergies and/or sensitivities. This product should not be used during pregnancy or used by anyone with a medical condition without first consulting your physician or other qualified medical professional. For more general information on essential oils, click here.
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