Shepherd’s purse is the common name for the Capsella bursa-
Shepherd's Purse Health Uses and Health Benefits
Shepherd’s purse health benefits are anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and cardioprotective, stemming from the plant’s antioxidant substances. Traditionally, shepherd’s purse has been used as a diuretic for protecting the urinary tract and kidneys. It’s also been prescribed as a tonic for the circulatory system and for protecting heart health. Shepherd’s purse antimicrobial properties have shown positive effects on combatting bacterial infections like E. coli that cause urinary tract infections.1,2
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