Immune; skin; reproductive
Alterative; antispasmodic; anti-tumorigenic; diuretic; expectorant; hepatic; nervine sedative; nutritive; phytoestrogenic
Traditionally used as a blood cleanser, expectorant, analgesic, antiseptic, and to treat rheumatic aches. Useful for any chronic condition of toxicity; enhances the detoxification functions of the liver, especially in the treatment of chronic skin conditions – boils, acne, eczema and psoriasis. Exerts some of the most potent phytoestrogenic effects among medicinal plants and is incredibly valuable for menopausal women; high mineral content may improve bone and cardiovascular health. Used internally and topically as an anti-cancer treatment. ^1. 2.