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Yerba Santa Remedy

Other Names: Yerba Santa, Holy Weed, Bear's Weed, Consumptive's Weed, Gum Bush, Holy Herb, Mountain Balm, Sacred Herb, Tarweed, Eriodictyon Californicum,  Eriodictyon Glutinosum
Traditional Usages: Coughs producing much Sputum, Bronchial Catarrh, Bronchitis, Asthma, Poultice for wounds, insect or Animal bites, Bruises, Respiratory Ailments, Chronic Lung Afflictions, Haemorrhoids, Tracheitis (Bacterial Infection of the Trachea), Laryngeal and Bronchial Problems, Hay Fever,
Resources: California, US, Mexico, Mediterranean
Parts Used: Leaves

Yerba Santa - Herbal  remedy for Asthma: This herb thins mucus in the lungs. Yerba santa can be used as either a dried herb or extract. To use as dried herb, mix one tablespoon of dried herb in 8 ounces of warm water. Strain and drink one cup daily. To use as an extract, mix 10-20 drops of extract in a glass of  apple or orange juice or water and drink once daily.

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