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Blue Vervain

Blue Vervain
Other Names: Blue Vervain, Enchanter's Plant, Herb of the Cross, Devil's Medicine, Bastard Balm, Juno's Tears, Pigeon's Grass, Simpler's Joy, Herb of Grace, Wild Hyssop, False Vervain, American Vervain, Verbena Officinalis
Traditional Usages: Arthritis, Depression, Dropsy, Menstrual Cramping, Medicine for Urinating, Headaches, Jaundice, Colds, Insomnia, Hepatitis, Remove Intestinal Worms, Nervous Tension, Stimulates Uterine Contractions, Poultices for Insect Bites, Sprains and Bruises, Fever Remedy for Malaria and Influenza, Nerve Tonic, Treat Pleurisy, Use topically for Sores, Wounds and Gum Disorders, Intestinal Cramping,  
Resources: Mediterranean Region, Europe, China, Japan,  North Africa, US, Canada
Herb Actions: Anti-spasmodic,
Parts Used: Aerial Parts
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy


Blue Vervain - Herbal remedy for Childbirth: Blue Vervain increases and strengthens contractions. It is a natural tranquilizer and relieves labour pains. It increases the production of breast milk when taken after childbirth. Infuse a teaspoon of dried herb in one cup of boiling water for five minutes. Strain and drink as soon as labour pains start. Drink one cup once daily for two days. 
Health Warning: Blue Vervain should not be used during pregnancy.
 

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