The Power of Herbs Series “Verivain

The power of Herbs “Vervain”

Verivain; Another herb that no household should be without. Its many uses for common ailment are amazing and therefore an asset herb for any herbal first aid kit either for at home or on the go…

Verivain although has many uses here a some uses but not limited to:
Breast milk deficiency, coughing, dry mouth sores, inflammation, pain
Other uses include acne, anemia, arthritis, asthma,  bronchitis, bleeding, bruising, colds, cramps, dropsy, fever, fatigue, urinary tract infections whooping cough, neuroses, migraine spleen disease, sounds, and much more…

This herb has proven to tamp down inflammations as well as increase the secretion of breast milk.  This is achieved Either or both of the two phytochemical, aucubin and rosmarinic acid.
Dosage: one half to one teaspoon of liquid extract three time a day, one to 2 teaspoons of a tincture in 6 ounces of warm filtered water. or 1 teaspoon of dried herb steeped in 8 ounces of boiling water 4 times a day for 5 minutes with no milk or sugar.

Precautions: pregnant women should not use this herb  because of research demonstrating that it can trigger uterine contractions. Large doses might interfere with hormone therapy or blood pressure medications.