Small Willow Herb Cut

$11.49

Botanical NameEpilobium angustifolium

 Common Name:

  • English: ROSEBAY WILLOW-HERB, 
  • Also, known as: Rosebay willow herb, willow herb, Willow, Small willow, 

Origin: Ukraine

Harvested: Wild

Parts Used: The whole plant                                                             

General Information:

Small willow is a perennial plant. Small-flowered Willow-herb is native to Britain, Europe, North Africa, America, and from West Asia to India. It bears soft-textured stalkless leaves and tiny pink to purple flowers followed by seed capsules containing tiny black seeds. Needs moist but well-drained soil in partial shade or full sun. It can be treated as an annual in temperate regions. Seeds can be sown in spring and summer.

 

How to use:

Hot Infusion:

The basic method for dried herbs and flower is, take 2-3 tablespoons of dried herb in a cup or teapot. Pour hot water over it and cover it with lid for 10-30 minutes. Hot water is needed to draw out the antioxidants, enzymes, vitamins, flavonoids, and volatile oils from the botanicals. Strain and squeeze out as much as liquid as possible and enjoy!

Tips:

  • You can sweeten your herbal tea with a bit of honey, natural fruit juice, stevia leaves powder and or licorice root powder.
  • You can make ice cubes or pops by freezing tea in ice trays or pop molds.

Precautions: 

You should consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using any herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

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