A herb with a reputation for magic as well as medicine, vervain has a long history of use in Europe and Asia. It had so many
reputed benefits that it gained a name as a cure-all; it was sacred for the Druids and used as an altar plant in ancient Rome.
It restores and calms the nervous system, is a digestive tonic and alleviates headaches. It is used for premenstrual tension, menopausal hot flushes, fevers, gallstones, jaundice, asthma, insomnia, anxiety, stress and tension. Vervain is a wonderful restorative during convalescence from chronic or long-term illness.