Lemon Verbena whole leaf herbal tea infusion is subtly warming and lemony without the citrus aspect. It is smooth with a hint of vanilla. It is renown for aiding digestion, facilitating relaxation and for relieving kidney and liver ailments – as well as being very refreshing and generally helping fight infection, being antibacterial. Lemon Verbena is a tender perennial shrub normally growing up to four feet tall and is native to Argentina, Peru and Chile. Infuse a few leaves in boiling water for three minutes. Lemon Verbena combines well with mint. In Spain it is popular chilled and sweetened.