Leonurus cardiaca For Your Hair and Skin
The Latin name refers to the leaves shaped like a lion’s tail. It is a great calmer if tension is causing palpitations or sweats. Short natural curly haircuts for round faces It improves the circulatory system and is also used to relieve any menstrual and menopausal problems. Motherwort can also help to lower blood pressure.
Parts used: Leaves and flowers.
Dose: 1 tsp dried/2 tsp fresh to a cup of boiling water three times a day, or 2 tsp syrup.
It is important that it is avoided in the first trimester of pregnancy.
A beautiful plant, luminous in the twilight, which freely self-seeds in the garden. It is used externally for eczema and other dry skin conditions. Taken internally, Evening Primrose oil reduces cholesterol levels and benefits the circulation. It has a decent success rate on women with PMS, and can help calm hyperactive children. It also helps regenerate livers which have been damaged by alcohol.
Parts used: Oil from seeds.
Dose: Capsules as directed, caution: Avoid in cases of epilepsy.