Cleavers is one of the most prized and appreciated herbs for its powerful effect in cleansing the lymphatic system.
Its energy brings a natural flow to the body when connecting with it, cleansing of toxins throughout the day.
Cleanses and tones the lymphatic system, relieves swollen glands.
Panic attacks, anxiety, depression
Cleanses the kidneys and urinary tract (UTI, kidney stones, inflammation)
Flushing, decongesting, and cleansing effect on the body including the blood.
Reduces inflammation, detoxifies, and cleanses the skin
Helps clear heat and stagnation
Consume cleavers then sit in silence and you may get a sense and feeling of how deeply it can move congested 'blocks' in the body.
Usually taken as a tea, but can be eaten or ground fresh. Used externally as a poultice, wash compress, or in prepared products including salves, lotions, and ointments. Equally as suitable as an extract or capsule and may be lightly sprinkled on food as it has a fresh taste.
200 - 210°F
Western: Take 1-2 tsp of herb per cup. Bring water to boil then add herb. Turn off heat. Cover and let steep 15-20 minutes. Consume 2-3x a day
Silica, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium.
Excessive use may cause skin irritation
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