Lemon verbena – growing
Likes sunny sheltered spots so perfect for bottom of a living wall. Easy to grow. Comes back every year but keep eating to reduce the size! Prune right back in spring.
Lemon verbena – health benefits
Relieves indigestion and heartburn, soothes anxiety, sedative effect (so helpful in insomnia). Reduces fevers and is gentle in its action so its good for use by children or the elderly.
Lemon verbena – recipes
Make Salty Lemon Verbena by blending fresh leaves with rapeseed oil and salt. Use like a pesto add add to pasta with toasted hazelnuts. Gorgeous!!!