aloysia triphylla


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lemon verbena

lemon verbena

Very small cream colored flowers have lemony citrus scent.- great for teas and desserts. Leaves and flowers can be used for tea, and used to flavor custards and flans. Used for nausea, digestive upset, gas.
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Tumen, "Composition of the essential oil of Aloysia triphylla (L'Herit.) Britton grown in Turkey," Journal of Essential Oil Research, vol.
Similar anti-inflammatory and radical scavenging activities and beneficial effects have also been observed with extracts from lemon verbena (Lippia citriodora (Palau) Kunth (Verbenaceae) (LC) or Aloysia triphylla) (L'Her.) Britton (Verbenaceae).
(b) Common name Scientific name Main compounds (class) Legume Millettia thonningii Alpinumisoflavone Lemon balm Melissa officinalis Tannins; carveol (EO); saponins; citronellol (terpene) Lemongrass Cymbopogon citratus Citral (EO) Lemon verbena Aloysia triphylla Mace, nutmeg Myristica fragrans Sabinene (terpene) Oak Quercus rubra Quercetin (flavonoid) Olive oil Olea europaea Oleuropein (phenolics) Onion Allium cepa Orange peel Citrus sinensis Limonene (terpene) Oregon grape Mahonia aquifolium Berberine (alkaloid) Papaya Carica papaya Papain (polypeptide) Peppermint Mentha piperita Menthol (EO) Purple Petalostemum Petalostemumol prairie (flavonol) clover Quinina Cinchona sp.
Lemon verbena (Aloysia triphylla) A tall, lanky deciduous shrub, it has lemon-scented leaves and lilac or white flowers.
Brant e colaboradores (2010) verificaram que em uma das doses de adubacao com esterco bovino houve aumento significativo de oleo essencial de Aloysia triphylla. Enquanto Alsafar e Al-Hassan (2009) apresentaram importante aumento de massa foliar e de oleo essencial da especie vegetal Mentha longifolia L.
Other candidates are the Chilean glory flower, Eccremocarpus scaber reaching 10ft with orange flowers all summer, and the lemon-scented verbena, Aloysia triphylla that leaves the smell of lemon when crushed but needs winter protection.
LEMON-scented verbena or Aloysia triphylla fills the warm summer air with zingy citrus scent.