Heal All Herb (aka Self Heal)
Is a weed that grows in North America, areas in Asia. It has purple flowers and is a low-growing herb. The leaves are mainly used in soups and salads. When dried, they are used in making tea.
Origin(s): Bulgaria, Croatia.
Latin Name(s): Prunella vulgaris
Also known as: Self Heal, Woundwort, Lamb's Ears, Heart of the Earth, Brunella, Hook-Heal.
Plant Part(s) Used: Aerial Parts.
Aroma: Sweet, Tannic, and Grass-like.
Taste: Pleasant, bland.
GMO Status: Non-GMO.
Additives: Free of any additives or preservatives.
Applications / Preparations: Can be put into capsules, teas, soups, stews or infused as an herbal extract. For cosmetic use can be put in a poultice or as a strong infusion for a skin wash.
Storage: Store in a sealed container in a cool, dry place.
Directions: Daily serving size: Pour 8-12 oz of boiling water (212 F) over 1 tsp. of tea. Steep 3-4 minutes.