Essence of verbena
Verbena Ver*be"na, n. [L. See {Vervain}.] (Bot.) A genus of herbaceous plants of which several species are extensively cultivated for the great beauty of their flowers; vervain. [1913 Webster]

Note: Verbena, or vervain, was used by the Greeks, the Romans, and the Druids, in their sacred rites. --Brewer. [1913 Webster]

{Essence of verbena}, {Oil of verbena}, a perfume prepared from the lemon verbena; also, a similar perfume properly called {grass oil}. See {Grass oil}, under {Grass}.

{Lemon verbena}, or {Sweet verbena}, a shrubby verbenaceous plant ({Lippia citriodora}), with narrow leaves which exhale a pleasant, lemonlike fragrance when crushed. [1913 Webster]


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  • Oil of verbena — Verbena Ver*be na, n. [L. See {Vervain}.] (Bot.) A genus of herbaceous plants of which several species are extensively cultivated for the great beauty of their flowers; vervain. [1913 Webster] Note: Verbena, or vervain, was used by the Greeks,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Verbena — Ver*be na, n. [L. See {Vervain}.] (Bot.) A genus of herbaceous plants of which several species are extensively cultivated for the great beauty of their flowers; vervain. [1913 Webster] Note: Verbena, or vervain, was used by the Greeks, the Romans …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lemon verbena — Verbena Ver*be na, n. [L. See {Vervain}.] (Bot.) A genus of herbaceous plants of which several species are extensively cultivated for the great beauty of their flowers; vervain. [1913 Webster] Note: Verbena, or vervain, was used by the Greeks,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sweet verbena — Verbena Ver*be na, n. [L. See {Vervain}.] (Bot.) A genus of herbaceous plants of which several species are extensively cultivated for the great beauty of their flowers; vervain. [1913 Webster] Note: Verbena, or vervain, was used by the Greeks,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • grass oil — Verbena Ver*be na, n. [L. See {Vervain}.] (Bot.) A genus of herbaceous plants of which several species are extensively cultivated for the great beauty of their flowers; vervain. [1913 Webster] Note: Verbena, or vervain, was used by the Greeks,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lippia citriodora — Verbena Ver*be na, n. [L. See {Vervain}.] (Bot.) A genus of herbaceous plants of which several species are extensively cultivated for the great beauty of their flowers; vervain. [1913 Webster] Note: Verbena, or vervain, was used by the Greeks,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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