Description: A native of tropical America, Billy goat weed is a perennial, hairy, aromatic herb that grows up to 60 cm tall. The leaves are heart-shaped with round toothed margins and are hairy. The small flowering heads are numerous about 5 mm across and are pale blue, purple or white.
Parts used: Whole plant (fresh or sundried)
Otitis media – Squeeze out the sap of the fresh plant and drop the sap into the ear.
Wounds – Pound fresh plant. Apply poultice over the wound.
Eczema, furuncle, carbuncle - Mix the powdered leaves (dried) with coconut oil. Rub it over the affected area.
THOUGH THE CONTENT OF THIS BLOG HAD BEEN TRIED & TESTED AND HAD BEEN USED AS FOLK/HERBAL MEDICINE IT IS STILL BEST TO CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR.