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Of all the existing varieties of verbenas, only two of them are consumed in Europe: la verveine citronnelle and la verveine officinale. Considered comme sacrée lors de l’Antiquité, verveine is a vegetable species that has always been known for its medicinal benefits. Moreover, it has good food and a sour taste with regard to verveine citronnelle. De bonnes raisons de l’ajoutre dans nos assiettes!

What are the benefits of verbena?

Quelle que soit la variété de la verveine, elle a des vertus pour le transit intestinal. In addition to facilitating digestion, verveine calms the lourdeurs of the stomach and the pains due to ballooning. The two types of verbenas consumed in Europe (citronnée and officinale) are known for their antioxidant properties, which reduce the risk of cancer and cardiovascular diseases. In addition, lemon verbena has a slightly sedative effect, which makes it an interesting ally for people with insomnia, anxiety or stress.

Comment planter to verbena?

Les verveines citronnelle et officinale are les espèces de verveines les plus couramment cultivées sous notre climat. This plant likes les jardins ensoleilles and ne supporte pas le froid. Il lui faut au moins 5 heures de sun per jour pour bien fleurir. D’ailleurs, la verveine is a totally hybrid plant that has the huge advantage of blooming all summer, offering très nombreux coloris qui vont du blanc au violet en passant par le mauve, rose ou rouge. Et ses fleurs aussi sont comestibles, tout comme ses feuilles, très utilisés en salade. These plants are harvested from the month of May to the end of summer, preferably in the morning. Ensuite, you can make secher ses feuilles to the air free on paper journal, few days in a place ombragé, chaud et sec. Ou au four traditionnel, at 140 °C pending environment une hour,

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