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Yerba Buena (Clinopodium douglasii)
Yerba Buena is an herb of the mint family. It is an aromatic
plant used as herbal medicine worldwide. This perennial plants growth ranges
from 0.6 meters to 1 meter. It has elongated leaves and in summers, it bears
small whitish or purplish flowers. Such flowers possess both male and female
organs that allow it to be pollinated by bees and animals of the same nature.
The word Yerba Buena is Spanish for "good herb" and was the former name of
the California city of San Francisco.
Yerba Buena may be used to treat:
Preparation & Use:
Wash fresh Yerba Buena leaves in running water. Chop to size
for dried leaves, crush) and boil 2 teaspoons of leaves in a glass
of water. Boil in medium heat for 15 to 20 minutes.
|Stems of Yerba Buena may be crushed and applied directly to bruises. Folkloric use include poultice preparation and the oil extracts from its stems are suggested to be a remedy for cancerous tumors. Caution should be observed in taking this herbal medicine as it can be toxic in large doses.|
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