Yerba Santa Herb - Herbal Tea

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Yerba Santa Herb

Given the name Holy Weed by Spanish priests, Yerba Santa is a sticky leaved evergreen with medicinal purposes native to the American southwest.Yerba Santa actually has a pleasant taste and has been used to help mask the bad taste of other ingredients in cough syrups and medicines.

The Yerba Santa shrub grows to about 2 - 6 feet high and produces aromatic whitish lavender flowers that grow in tubular clusters. The entire plant lends itself to medicinal purposes including as a flavoring.

Yerba Santa Tea

Yerba Santa tea is prepared by steeping 1 teaspoon dried herb in 8 ounces of boiling water for 30 minutes.

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You can buy the loose Yerba Santa and make your own teabags by using fillable tea bags.

Yerba Santa Uses & Herbal Remedies

Yerba Santa has been used for colds and flu as well as other respiratory ailments including asthma, bronchitis, pleurisy and tuberculosis.

A poultice of Yerba Santa can be used to treat bruises and sprains.

Historically the sticky leaf was used to seal wounds until a proper bandage could be used.

Yerba Santa Cautions

Yerba Santa is considered a safe herb; however, due to lack of research use during pregnancy and breastfeeding as well as present conditions of kidney and heart disease is discouraged.

Did you enjoy this article about Yerba Santa Tea and the uses of the herb? If you did, you may like our other herbal tea recipes. We have sourced many of herbs and grouped them, you can find them at our Tea Herbs section.

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