Verbena


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Verbena

a genus of plants in the family Verbenaceae.

Verbena bonariensis
called also purple top; suspected of causing sickness and abortion in cattle.
Verbena officinalis
contains a glycoside verbenalin reputed to cause contraction of the uterus and photosensitization. Called also common vervain.
Verbena rigida
thought to cause photosensitization. Called also Verbena venosa, wild verbena.
Verbena tenuisecta
suspected of causing deaths in chickens and photosensitization in sheep. Called also Mayne's pest.
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Patrinia scabiosifolia shares the same habit of growth with Verbena bonariensis, although it is unrelated, belonging to the valerian family.
WHIRL a handful of verbena leaves and unsalted butter in a food processor until well blended and leaves are just small flecks of green.
Verbena has been used in fragrances as well as infusions for centuries.
Like all verbenas, it needs to be grown in full sun in well-drained soil, with added sharp drainage.
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This original blend of black tea and lemony verbena has been created to appeal as much to the hardened black tea drinker as to those customers who prefer more subtle blends and herbal teas.
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NOT to be confused with the bedding verbena that graces containers and hanging baskets every year, Verbena bonariensis is a tall (100cmplus) border perennial which produces slender flower stems bearing small purple flowers on branching tips from June to October.
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Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activity of the topical preparation of Verbena officinalis L.
If the feds refuse to protect the tiny cryptanthe and small-flowered sand verbena, the Species at Risk Act might as well be used as a doodle pad," says Devon Page, a defence fund attorney.
2 -- 5 -- color) Clockwise from left, Verbena bonariensis flowers, commonly known as verbenas; Persicaria's bright red stems are a part of the garden's natural flourish; a coral tree shades a portion of the garden; and verbenas provide a natural foil to the metallic overtures of the Disney Hall's sculpted curves.