Heartsease tea is an herbal tea that has a positive effect on the kidneys by increasing the amount of urine, and eliminating more toxins. Also, promotes bile secretion and sputum. Has a role in encouraging the elimination of toxic tumours of the body as sweat and role in stopping allergies and epilepsy.
Heartsease is recommended by herbalists to treat cough, constipation, bronchitis, renal disorders, boils, eczema, herpes, urticaria, pimples, acne, or dermatoses. You can use the tea in springtime as a regimen to stop spring tiredness. This can help against rheumatism and gout, too.
The tea used externally is very good for washing or bathing wounds and to act as a poultice where it is used as a mild treatment against many conditions because of its mildness is often used in conjunction with dermatological conditions in the very young. Heartsease helps against cough, problems of the urinary system, a sensible nervous system and a lot of skin problems.
The antitussive properties of the heartsease plant lend it to being used to treat respiratory conditions such as asthma and whooping cough. It also soothes inflammations and irritations in the mucus membranes of the throat and loosens and eliminates phlegm.
The best way to treat such ailments is by gargling with heartsease tea or a heartsease infusion. You could also drink the tea made with dried heartsease flowers and leaves steeped in hot water. Add honey or lemon juice to taste.
Heartsease has diuretic, laxative, sedative, and expectorant properties, and can be used as gargle and blood purifier to get rid of the noxious substances from the body. Making heartsease tea is quite easy. First, go out and find some of this lovely herb in the wild. They should be dry.
So go after the sun has evaporated the morning’s dew. Once you find some nice looking heartsease, take them home and gently wash them off to remove any dirt. After you have washed them off, use a paper towel to gently dab them dry.
Take five to ten grams of the flower and place it inside two hundred millilitres of boiling water. Allow the water and the flowers to sit for fifteen minutes. Lastly, strain the tea. This tea can be consumed three times per week for best results.