Latin Name : Scrophularia Nodosa
Figwort is a bitter herb, which after drying its bitterness is not very intense. Contains saponins, glycosides, flavonoids, resin and organic acids. The leaves and the root are used for therapeutic purposes.
– Figwort helps to remove toxins from the body thus helping the body function better.
– This herb is considered particularly effective in treating chronic and serious skin conditions, such as acne, psoriasis and eczema as it has strong antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.
– When figwort is used externally (as an ointment), then it is considered particularly effective in the treatment of hemorrhoids and herpes.