Louisa (Aloysia citriodora / Lippia citriodora / Aloysia triphylla) is a medicinal and aromatic herb with a pleasant citrus aroma.
It is used as a decoction, as an aromatic in the kitchen, flavouring savoury and sweet dishes with a distinctive citrus flavour, mainly lemon. It is also used in the distillery and in the preparation of cocktails, as well as in perfumery.
Indicatively mentioned are some medicinal actions of Louisa, as a sedative, as it reduces nervousness, heartbeat and stomach spasms, soothes nervous headaches, tonic, elevates mood, antifungal, stops diarrhea and bleeding, emmenagogue, healing, aphrodisiac, against bad breath, antipyretic, diuretic, helps to detoxify the body, slimming and also in the fight against cellulite.
It is forbidden to use it during pregnancy!
*Οι πληροφορίες που αναφέρονται δεν αποτελούν ιατρικές συμβουλές /συνταγές και πρέπει πάντα να συμβουλεύεστε τον ιατρό σας πριν την κατανάλωση για θεραπευτικούς σκοπούς.