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Where to Buy Vervain

Where to Buy Vervain

Where to Buy Vervain

Vervain can help your skin breathe and care-free. Enjoy your skin's natural moisture production and all-round nourishment. Stop using harsh chemicals and pesticides!A sacred plant for the Druids, Romans, and Egyptians used since ancient times. This medicinal herb has a colorful history as an aphrodisiac to “secure the favor of ladies” and used by sorcerers and witches for its ability to give magical powers to those who used it. The old herbal texts commonly referenced it for “female Hysteria”. Vervain is a bitter herb which aids digestion and has a sedative effect. The plant is easy to grow with a tight mound of unusual shiny, green, scalloped foliage sending up 2 foot high stalks with small lilac blue flowers. Easy to grow. Perennial. Hardy to zone 4.

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The blue vervain or verbena is a creeping perennial of the mint family, growing close to ground and bearing numerous, small lilac-blue flowers. The term vervain comes from the Celtic ferfaen, from fer (to drive away) and faen (a stone), referring to the plantÍs historical use in treating kidney stones. Our Vervain comes from the US and is certified Organic! Vervain is used in protection and love spells. It is often carried as a protective amulet. An infusion of this herb sprinkled around the house chases off evil spirits and entities. This herb is also often added to exorcism incenses and mixtures. It is said that carrying vervain will bring everlasting youth, and when placed in the bed, hung around the neck or drunk as an infusion before bedtime will keep you from having nightmares.

American Blue Vervain, Swamp Verbena) Upright yet creeping, self-seeding herbaceous perennial native to the Eastern US. Bright blue flowers on reddish-tinted plants, in multiple, long-lasting, handsome spikes. Fresh or dried leaf is the part used. Traditional usage: indigestion, colds, and fevers. A good ingredient for home brew, it is also a traditional offering plant to honor the garden spirits. Plants prefer full sun to part shade and moist garden soils. Good drainage is not a necessary prerequisite. If there is a concern that the plant will spread, then keep it in a pot, or provide other suitable barriers, and cut back the flowers after peak display. Sow in the early spring or give 2 weeks cold conditioning by putting seeds in moist medium in a plastic bag in the fridge (not freezer) and then sow in warm soil. Barely cover and tamp. Germ in 2 to 4 weeks. Space plants 2 feet apart. . (Source: strictlymedicinalseeds.com)

 

 

 

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