Calluna vulgaris, Common heather
Origin: Europe, Asia Minor
Grown in: Europe
Common uses: Stop the production of inflammatory hormones (prostaglandin) and help control allergies.
This herb is also used for ailments of the kidneys and the lower urinary tract, enlargement of the prostate, as a diuretic, for prophylaxis of stone ailments, vaginal discharge, diseases and ailments of the gastrointestinal tract, diarrhea, spasms of the stomach and intestines, colic, diseases of the liver and gallbladder, for gout, arthritis, diseases and disorders of the respiratory tract, cough, colds, sleep disorders, restlessness, as eye baths for inflamed eyes, treatment of wounds, for fever, spleen, and as a diaphoretic.”
Prepared: Tea, herbal tea blend