The flavor of verbena is reminiscent of lemon, nevertheless it remains soft and creamy in the mouth with a slight herbal tone that distinguishes it from the lemony taste. The liqueur it produces is bright yellow.
Often used to treat the symptoms of menopause, irregular menstruation and to increase the flow of milk during alletment.
Some apply verbena directly to the skin to treat recalcitrant wounds, abscesses, burns, osteoarthritis and joint pain.
Verbena is also known to be effective in reducing inflammation and causing better sleep.