Verbena is a plant from the Verbenaceae family. There are about 250 species. It is also called clary sage or Common Vervain- V. officialis and the most common one is V. supina. Bushy plant with an intense lemon flavor. Its leaves and flowers create an excellent beverage. In the kitchen it is not used very often except in soups.
Shrubby plant with a strong aroma of lemon and citrus. The leaves and flowers give an excellent beverage. In cooking it is used in confectionery preparations such as cakes, ice creams and syrups but also in the flavoring of seafood preparations.