Native to Scotland, Ireland, Scandinavia, Russia and North America, Heather flowers are used in herbal remedies to help with many issues and complaints of the body. Because of its diuretic and antiseptic properties, Heather has been used to help the digestive system, urinary tract infections and stomach aches.
Heather is typically used to treat urinary tract infections, kidney stones and aching joints from arthritis because of its diuretic and antiseptic properties.
When combined with other herbs, Heather has also been used to treat nervous exhaustion, diabetes, menstrual discomfort and menopause; it is also thought to stimulate the digestive and circulatory system.
European countries use Heather flowers in tea to help with depression and insomnia for its mild sedative effect.
Heather tea has been reported to help inflammatory conditions and improve symptoms of gout and cystitis. The plant is claimed to have a powerful cleansing effect on the body which has been used to treat bladder, liver and kidney infections.
Some also take Heather as a tea for prostate enlargement, fluid retention, breathing issues, coughs and colds.
The flowers are also used as a traditional beer-brewing ingredient used in Europe and Ireland.
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Heather Flowers Whole – Botanical name: Erica vulgaris
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