Agrimony Herb (AGRIMONIA EUPATORIA)
Cut & Sifted - Organically Grown - Available in 1 OZ.
Description: Agrimony is a hardy and herbaceous perennial belonging to the Rosaceae family. The whole plant is deep green with branchy stems and slender spikes of small yellow flowers. Agrimony has a sweet scent reminiscent of apricots and the leaves and flowers, when dry, retain most of their fragrant odor and can be used for the preparation of sachets, potpourri and essential oils.
Origin: Bulgaria Other Names: Church Steeples, Cocklebur, Common Agrimony, Liverwort, Philanthropos, Sticklewort, Stickwort
Part Used: Whole herb.
Culinary Uses: Agrimony herb can be used in the preparation of a pleasant tasting tea. To make a tea, steep 1 to 2 teaspoons of Agrimony Herb in 1 cup of boiling water.
Medicinal Uses: Agrimoy is used as an astringent, diuretic, and tissue healer. The herb is also used for the stomach, liver and kidneys and problems with the spleen and the gallbladder. It is also used in treating mild diarrhea, and for skin problems. Agrimony tea has been used as a gargle for inflammations of mouth and throat. Externally, Agrimony is used for athlete's foot, sores, slow-healing wounds, and insect bites.
Precautions and Adverse Reactions: Agrimony should be avoided during pregnancy and lactation. The intake of large quantities could lead to digestive complaints and constipation.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.*