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Vervain Verbena officinalis
---Synonyms--- Vervain, Wild Hyssop, Simpler's Joy, blue vervain, false vervain, traveler's joy, Indian hyssop, purvain
--Parts Used--- Aerial parts
Iridoids, verbenin, verbenalin and bastatoside
Miscellaneous; essential oil, mucilage and others
Nervine tonic, sedative,
anti-spasmodic, diaphoretic, hypotensive, galactagogue, hepatic, tonic,
sudorific, expectorant, vulnerary, emetic, emmenagogue, vermifuge.