Wood Betony | Stachys betonica
Wood Betony | Stachys betonica
Wood Betony | Stachys betonica
Wood Betony | Stachys betonica

Wood Betony | Stachys betonica

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Wood Betony Stachys betonica 

This herb, also known as Hedge Nettle, was long revered throughout ancient Europe for its healing and magical properties. Thought of as a powerful panacea, it was the most prized medicinal plant by Anglo-Saxons and used to cure forty-seven different ailments by the Romans.

All the aerial parts of this plant can be dried & used as a tea. Use 1/2 - 1 table spoon into hot water for 5-10 minutes, remember to keep it covered as to not let all the precious medicinal elements get away during steeping.

Wood betony’s longstanding reputation as a panacea still echoes in folk sayings, such as the Spanish “he has as many virtues as betony” and the Italian “sell your coat and buy betony.” The herb’s reputation spread on the other side of the Atlantic, too: “There is no illness brought by cold in which betony cannot be administered effectively,” wrote the Colonial American herbalist John Sauer.

Please consult a doctor before using.

This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. For educational purposes only.


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