Self Heal, Prunella vulgaris organic herb, All Heal, Xia ku cao
Dried Self-Heal (Prunella vulgaris) flowering aerial. In TCM, this herb is known as Xia ku cao.
Grown using organic methods- never any GMO seeds or stock, never synthetic pesticides, herbicides of fertilizers. Read more about our growing practices here.
Traditional Uses*: This bitter, cooling antiviral herb is excellent for bleeding conditions, externally in a poultice and internally for heavy menses. Also helpful for inflammation of the mouth and throat, historically used for tonsils. Mild diuretic, immunomodulating, good for chronic inflammation and allergies. Used in TCM for the liver and gallbladder to clear fire, reduce swelling, disperse binds and brighten the eyes. High in antioxidant rosmarinic acid. Externally for wounds, rashes, bites, ulcers and herpes lesions. An herb that lives up to its name!
*NOTE: This product has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration to treat, cure, or prevent any disease. If you are pregnant or nursing or taking prescription medication, please consult your healthcare professional.