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Vervain

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$6.95
Description

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‰Û 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 ‰ÛÏfemale Hysteria‰Û. 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.

Latin Name Verbena officinalis
 
 
 
 
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