Lemon Verbena And Valerian Root Extracted In Honey
Lippia citriodora; Valeriana officinalis
Lemon verbena acts as a mild astringent to keep the skin clean, while valerian root keeps the mind calm. Honey is a fragrant, sweet moisturizer that also acts as a self-preserving ingredient.
Lemon verbena is a strongly-scented shrub with long, thin leaves. Native to South America, it was introduced to Europe by the Spanish and was quickly adopted as a medicinal herb. Valerian is a perennial flowering plant native to Europe and Asia, which roots are renowned for their sedative properties and ability to calm the mind. Finally, honey is a fragrant, sweet, sticky liquid made by the hard-working honeybees. It is humectant, antioxidant and has shown great restorative properties over the centuries.