Hawkweed - Mouse-ear (Hierasium pilosella)
Used for diarrhea and a gargle for throat problems. As a powder, sniff it into the nose to stop the nosebleed. The decoction used for liver and spleen problems, dropsy, jaundice, blood purifier, cankers, ulcers, sores, and bladder stones.
Product code: 599-321
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Taken over a long period of time, it is reputed to help cataracts, but this claim has been disputed. Externally, helps heal wounds.
The mouse-ear hawkweed contains umbelliferone, a compound similar to coumarin and a known antibiotic against brucellosis, as well as a frequent active compound in sunscreen lotions. The plant is also a potent diuretic.
Dosage: Half - One teaspoon a day