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Lemon Verbena Leaves Organic

€6.00
Organic

Producer: Felea Goods

Origin: Crete, Greece

Lemon Verbena is a versatile herb well suited for both sweet and savoury dishes. It has a bright, slightly sweet, herbaceous flavour with a clear lemon note and a mildly floral component to the aroma.

Available for shipping or local pickup.

Weight

For bulk wholesale prices please contact us with your request at store@wildsagefoods.nl

About Lemon Verbena Leaves Organic

Lemon verbena, also known as vervarin, is a lemon-scented herb native to South America, mainly Argentina, Peru and Chine but now is cultivated in many places with warm climate. As its name suggests, is strongly evocative of the citrus fruit after which it is named. It has a bright, slightly sweet, herbaceous flavor with clear lemon note and mildly floral component to the aroma.

Lemon verbena has been used throughout history as a medicine due to the fact that it contains several potent chemical components that are effective for enhancing health. It may help soothe bronchial and nasal congestion. It is a sedative and calming herb which can be used to help quiet a nervous disposition. It has also been used to bring relief from various digestive problems including indigestion, gas and nausea.

Ingredients

Dried leaves of lemon verbena

Storage and shelf life

Store lemon verbena leaves in a cool, dry, airtight container, away from the sunlight and heat.

These leaves, when properly stored, can last for up to 1 year.

Shipping and delivery

The product is available for delivery and pick up from our store in de Pijp.

The product is delivered in recycled paper bags.

Nutricional information

This product contains no known allergens.

How to use

Lemon Verbena is a versatile herb well suited for both sweet and savory dishes. It’s most popular use though is to make tea or added in other herbal tea mixture to bring citrus flavor but also flavor alcoholic beverages. Lemon verbena tea that has digestive aid and relaxing, stress-relieving effects, making it the perfect “after dinner” tea. It’s fresh and vibrant, it tastes great on its own or with honey (or vegan sweetener) and lemon slices.

It is commonly used to flavor fruit-based drinks, fruit salad dressings, fish soups, marinades, puddings, jams, and desserts. It does not tend to lose its flavor during cooking.

If you are making a lemon verbena tea or a mix including it, use 1 tablespoon of dried leaves to 1 cup of water.

Flavor Pairings

Mint, mountain tea, sage, fruits, vanilla, sea food, lavender
Tasty & fresh
We maintain a close relationship with our producers from Crete and trust their ethos and ways of treating the land. Besides that though, we obtain certificates of chemical analysis to ensure the quality of the herbs and always try each batch for freshness and taste as soon as they arrive to our store to ensure that meets our standards.

Local
Our herbal tea grows under the Greek sun in an ideal climate for its development, that is not available in the Netherlands.

Our impact
We buy in bulk from our supplier to reduce packaging and carbon footprint from transportation. We offer the product in reusable or recyclable packaging.

Organic
The product is certified organic by IRIS HELLAS (GR-BIO-06).

Producer's impact
Our producers are all small batch herb growers/ collectors in the region of Heraklion in Crete. They have been taking care of the land and the trees for generations and have a love and passion for herbs. They use organic farming techniques, which are much more sustainable than conventional.