Verbena, Mint (Piperitona)


Scientific name: Lippia alba

Family: Verbenaceae

Origin: Tropical America

Medicinal use: The aromatic plant Lippia alba has been evaluated in different tests as antifungal, antibacterial, antitumor, showing how the extraction of essential oils can be used as alternatives against the resistance of microorganisms. Because the essential oils of Lippia alba have important biological activities, it is used as a sedative, for gastrointestinal disorders and as an antispasmodic in liver colic.