Latin Name: Agrimonia Eupatoria
Agrimony has been used since ancient times. The Greeks used it as a remedy for ailments of the eye and the herb’s name is derived from the Greek word Argemone which means plant that heals the eye.
- Digestive Issues: As an anti-inflammatory agent, agrimony has often been used to eliminate digestive and gastrointestinal issues, particularly diarrhoea and other Irritable Bowel Syndrome symptoms.
- Respiratory Issues: Agrimony is widely used to improve respiratory conditions that may involved inflammation, such as sore throats, chronic coughing, bronchitis, and other sinus issues. For colds, coughs, and flus, agrimony can be an effective way to speed up the recovery and healing process.
- Skin Health: When you are suffering from blemishes, pimples, rashes, acne, psoriasis, eczema, or any other skin condition, you can topically apply agrimony to the affected area and it can help to alleviate the issue. Agrimony can also be taken orally for the same effect.
- Detoxify the Body: Agrimony’s active ingredients, such thiamin, quercitrin, and catechins, have been directly linked to liver and gallbladder health.