Traditional Uses:sore throat, astringent and styptic for wounds, sores, ulcers, blood pressure and hypertension
Description: Evergreen perennial with stems that root at the leaf nodes, and leafy flowering stems that grow up to 2 ft. In early summer bears green glossy ovular leaves and pale blue flowers with lighter centers.
Uses: Use green flowering plant in spring fresh or dried. Used as a gargle for sore throats, and as an astringent for wounds. Also taken in a tea to reduce blood pressure and hypertension. CAUTION: Large amounts may be toxic, causing circulatory disorders.
Infusion: Used to prepare more delicate parts of plants. 3 cups of water to 1 ounce dry herb or 1?