A sacred plant for the Druids, Romans, and Egyptians used since ancient times. This medicinal herb has a colorful history as an aphrodisiac to “secure the favor of ladies” and used by sorcerers and witches for its ability to give magical powers to those who used it. The old herbal texts commonly referenced it for “female Hysteria”. Vervain is a bitter herb which aids digestion and has a sedative effect. The plant is easy to grow with a tight mound of unusual shiny, green, scalloped foliage sending up 2 foot high stalks with small lilac blue flowers. Easy to grow. Perennial. Hardy to zone 4.