Latin: Verbena Hastata
Country of Origin: United States
Actions: Alterative, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, astringent, antitumor, aphrodisiac, bitter, cardiotonic, cholagogue, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, emetic, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, galactagogue, liver stimulant, nervine, rubefacient, sedative, stomachic, sudorific, tonic, vasoconstrictor, vermifuge, vulnerary
Energetics: Drying, cold, bitter and pungent
Precautions: Avoid during pregnancy. Large doses may cause vomiting.
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References: Desktop Guide to Herbal Medicine – Brigitte Mars