Wild Verbena Essential Oil

 

Botanical Name: Lippia javanica

Plant Part: Herb

Extraction Method: Steam Distilled

Origin: South Africa

Description: Also known as Lippia Oil, this is a woody shrub which can reach a height of two meters. The leaves have stiff hairs, with conscious veins. The small white and yellow flowers form heads of dense clusters.

Color: Clear Light Yellow to Orange

Consistency: Thick

Note: Medium

Strength of Aroma: Medium to Strong

Blends well with: Other essential oils from the spice and herb family.

Aromatic Scent: Some have compared it to a combination of Mint and Vanilla. It has floral notes with a slightly green base.

History: It is also commonly referred to as “Fever Tea”. Historically, Zulu Warriors drank an infusion of the leaf for medicinal purposes. The Tswana use the tea to treat scabies and heads lice.

Cautions: None Known.