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PostSubject: Lemon Verbena   Lemon Verbena EmptyWed Apr 30, 2008 8:28 am

Found this in our local newspaper...... grinsmiley

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CARROL COPELAND • TIMES RECORD
Northside High School student Kayla McGrew, from left, Cache Coelho and master gardener Ann-Louise Potochnik talk about the herb lemon verbena at the citywide Science Night on Monday. The event, held at Ramsey Junior High School, drew several hundred students and their parents to listen and talk to various presenters about different topics devoted to the sciences.


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PostSubject: Re: Lemon Verbena   Lemon Verbena EmptyWed Apr 30, 2008 8:31 am

Cool!


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PostSubject: Re: Lemon Verbena   Lemon Verbena EmptyWed Apr 30, 2008 9:43 am

surprised me Rhonda when I saw Carrol Copeland on the photo.....that is Clay's aunts name. Same spelling! She lives in Russellville though.


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PostSubject: Re: Lemon Verbena   Lemon Verbena EmptyThu May 08, 2008 9:40 am

Interesting.... :think: i never knew there was a herd Lemon Verbena
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PostSubject: Lemon Verbena   Lemon Verbena EmptySat Jul 14, 2012 10:27 pm

I guess I've been living in a rabbit hole, I didn't know you could really buy it. We can all smell like Miss Beadle. :)

http://www.saveonscents.com/product_info.php?products_id=978
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PostSubject: Re: Lemon Verbena   Lemon Verbena EmptyWed Jul 18, 2012 10:56 am

cool


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PostSubject: Re: Lemon Verbena   Lemon Verbena EmptyWed Jul 18, 2012 9:44 pm

I have always wondered if you could buy it and use it as "perfume" I would love to smell it.


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PostSubject: Re: Lemon Verbena   Lemon Verbena EmptySun Jul 22, 2012 2:15 pm

Alice I think you could get some & bathe in it even if ya wanted to. grinsmiley It's $15 for a pound!
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PostSubject: Re: Lemon Verbena   Lemon Verbena EmptyMon Jul 23, 2012 6:48 am

I think that was the point then, nice but affordable since many wore it. The French perfume they would pick up on occasion was more pricey.
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PostSubject: LEMON VERBENA   Lemon Verbena EmptyTue Jul 24, 2012 9:54 am

Lemon verbena leaves are used to add a lemony flavor to fish and poultry dishes, vegetable marinades, salad dressings, jams, puddings, greek yogurt and beverages. It also is used to make herbal teas, or added to standard tea in place of actual lemon (as is common with Moroccan tea). It can also be used to make a sorbet. In addition, it has anti-Candida albicans activity. In European Union, Verbena essential oils (Lippia citriodora Kunth.) and derivatives other than absolute are prohibited when used as a fragrance ingredient.

Aloysia citrodora is a species of flowering plant in the verbena family, Verbenaceae, that is native to Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil, Uruguay, Chile, Bolivia, and Peru. Common names include Lemon Verbena and Lemon Beebrush. It was brought to Europe by the Spanish and the Portuguese in the 17th century.

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PostSubject: Re: Lemon Verbena   Lemon Verbena EmptyTue Jul 24, 2012 10:31 am

Davetucson wrote:
In addition, it has anti-Candida albicans activity.

Ha! I read this as "anti-Canada albicans." Those albicans have always had it in for North Americans. Lemon Verbena Angry-smiley-195
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PostSubject: LEMON VERBENA   Lemon Verbena EmptyTue Jul 24, 2012 2:12 pm

Rob wrote:
Davetucson wrote:
In addition, it has anti-Candida albicans activity.

Ha! I read this as "anti-Canada albicans." Those albicans have always had it in for North Americans. Lemon Verbena Angry-smiley-195

Not to worry, Barney smuggled it in successfully! Like Laura, it was his favorite!

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PostSubject: Re: Lemon Verbena   Lemon Verbena EmptyTue Jul 24, 2012 3:43 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Lemon Verbena   Lemon Verbena EmptySun Jul 28, 2013 4:09 am

The cosmetics line, Loccitane make a lemon verbena fragrance, moisturizer, body wash, etc. The hand cream is $12 - so it's not super cheap, but not too expensive either.

http://usa.loccitane.com

My hubby got me some of these products for my birthday - and the lemon verbena was wonderful.

Interestingly though, the real LIW never mentioned lemon verbena in Pioneer Girl or the books.
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