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What plant is used as vervain in Vampire Diaries?

What plant is used as vervain in Vampire Diaries?

Compared with its flashy garden verbena cousins, common vervain (Verbena Officinalis) is an unprepossessing plain Jane. You may know it for keeping Vampires free to walk in the sunlight if you are a fan of the CW’S Vampire Diaries.

Is lemon verbena same as vervain?

Vervain (Verbena Officinalis) is a flowering plant in the Verbena (Verbenacea) family of plants. Lemon verbena is actually an entirely different plant. Both vervain and lemon verbena are in the same plant family, but there are many plants in the Verbena family.

What is the use of vervain?

The aerial parts have been used traditionally for many conditions, including stimulation of lactation and treatment of dysmenorrhea, jaundice, gout, kidney stones, headache, depression, anxiety, and insomnia. Vervain is also considered an astringent, a bitter digestive tonic, and a diuretic.

Is lemon verbena in the mint family?

Lemon Balm. Lemon verbena and lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) have similar uses in the kitchen. Lemon balm is a hardy perennial and will return in the landscape each year in zones 3 to 7. However, as a member of the mint family, lemon balm spreads vigorously and can become invasive.

What do vampires fear?

According to the folklore, vampires are supposed to fear sharp objects and tools because they could pierce their skin so that the liquids their bodies mostly consist of leak out — and yet, they work as butchers and blacksmiths, constantly in contact with the very tools they should fear more than anything else.

What is lemon verbena good for?

Lemon verbena is used for digestive disorders including indigestion, gas, colic, diarrhea, and constipation. It is also used for agitation, joint pain, trouble sleeping (insomnia), asthma, colds, fever, hemorrhoids, varicose veins, skin conditions, and chills.

Is Lemon Verbena poisonous?

The Lemon Verbena is poisonous for both cats and dogs. The scientific name for this plant is Aloysia triphylla. Additional name for this plant include Lemon Verbena and Lemon Beebrush.

Why is my lemon verbena dying?

If left unpruned, it may appear to be dying as it goes to seed. Overwatering is also deadly for the verbena so water only when the soil is dry. Too much fertilizer or fertilizer applied on a hot day can burn the plant’s roots which can kill it.

What vampires are afraid of?

Vampires crave the blood of the living, whom they hunt during the night. Vampires are potentially immortal, but they do have a few weaknesses. They can be destroyed by a stake through the heart, fire, beheading and direct sunlight, and they are wary of crucifixes, holy water and garlic.

Are vampires afraid of roses?

Roses: The scent of a rose is supposed to keep vampires at bay, the thorns are said to trap vampires in their graves, and even the petals are said to damage a vampire. Juniper: Used by Gypsies/Romani people to protect from vampires.