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Heather Health Benefits, Properties, and Uses

Heather

Scientific Name: Calluna vulgaris

Properties: Detoxifier, Anti-inflammatory, Antiseptic, Sleep aid

What is Heather?

Heather is the Calluna vulgaris plant from the Ericaceae family of plants, which includes other plants like rhododendrons and even blueberries. Native to Europe and North America, heather is known for its bell-shaped pale purple or pink flowers.1

Heather Health Uses and Health Benefits

Heather is used as a natural anti-inflammatory, helping to treat diseases like arthritis, gout and other rheumatic conditions. Heather also has natural diuretic and antibacterial properties, helping to promote urination and prevent urinary tract infections and kidney disorders. It’s also used as a digestive aid to ease stomach aches, colic and diarrhea.1,2

References

  1. https://www.botanical-online.com/english/heather-properties.htm
  2. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4333975/ 

CuresDecoded worldwide community recommends Heather for:

Gout Effective
Stomach Ache Effective
Colic Effective
Arthritis Effective
Diarrhea Effective
Kidney Stone Effective
Baby Colic Effective
Rheumatism Effective
Prostatitis Effective

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