Kinds of a verbena there is a large number, more than two hundred names, however in the culinary purposes it is possible to use some types. For example, the verbena medicinal is considered not so much culinary, how many a medical grass as by means of its leaflets the calming broth is created.
Other kind of a verbena – a lemon verbena is fine fragrance for the majority of culinary dishes. In this quality leaflets, flowers and very young escapes of a verbena which poorly smell as a lemon are used. The lemon verbena is liked to be applied in jelly and in jams. Roots of a lemon verbena are used for pickling and a pickles of cucumbers as they give them pleasant aroma. For example, French in general apply a verbena at production of grape brandy, the truth besides a lemon verbena is a part of alcoholic drink some more kinds of herbs. However, on the basis of this grape brandy a few other drink – verbena liqueur which can be yellow and green is created.
And leaflets of other kind of a verbena – verbenas odorous, it is possible to meet on the American continent more often, for this reason she is called sometimes "the Mexican dushitsa" because its aroma is similar to aroma of a marjoram.