💊 Chemical information
Herba Lippiae Citriodorae; Herba Verbenae Odoratae; Hierba luisa; Verbenae citriodoratae folium (lemon verbena leaf); Verveine Odorante; Verveine odorante, feuille de (lemon verbena leaf).
Ph. Eur. 6.2(Lemon Verdana Leaf). The whole or fragmented, dried leaves of Aloysia citriodora (A. triphylla, Verbena triphylla, Lippia citriodora). It contains a minimum of 2.5% acteoside (C 29 H 36 O 15 = 624.6) expressed as ferulic acid and not less than 0.3% v/w essential oil for the whole drug and 0.2% v/w essential oil for the fragmented drug, all calculated with reference to the dried drug. After grinding it has a characteristic odour reminiscent of lemon.
Lemon verbena, the flowering tops or leaves of Lippia citriodora (Aloysia triphylla; Verbena triphylla) (Verbenaceae), has antispasmodic and sedative actions and has been used for gastrointestinal disorders and as a tonic. It is most commonly used as an ingredient of herbal teas.
Multi-ingredient: Spain: Agua del Carmen.
Published May 08, 2019.