Expectorant, demulcent, anti-inflammatory, antihepatotoxic, antispasmodic, mild laxative
Suggested Traditional uses
Research has demonstrated that it affects the endocrine system and liver. It is helpful for Constipation, IBS, ladies hormone stabilizer, indigestion, diabetes, glands, colic, hepatitis B. Fights inflammation and viral, bacterial, and parasitic infection. Cleanses the colon. Has estrogen and progesterone-like effects. Beneficial for allergies, asthma, chronic fatigue syndrome, depression, emphysema, enlarged prostate, premenstrual syndrome, and menopausal symptoms.
Directions and safety precautions
Decoction ½ -1 tsp in 1 cup of water, bring to a boil. Simmer for 10-15 min and drink three times per day.
Tincture dosage is 1-3 m
Do not use when suffering from untreated high blood pressure, or during pregnancy, or if you suffer from diabetes, glaucoma, or have a history of stroke. It might deplete potassium.