origin : Croatia
A relative of the coffee plant, Galium aparine has many colorful names besides Cleaver's Herb, which include goosegrass, robin-run the hedge, stickywilly and catchweed. The last two names are significant when you consider that fresh cleaver's herb are fuzzy and have a tendency to stick to fabric. Although this natural herb is edible when boiled, this fuzz makes Galium aparine a poor choice to eat raw. When boiled, the root of the Galium aparine plant produces a harmless red dye that is used in the manufacture of clothing made from organic fabrics.
Claims regarding the health benefits of various medicinal herbs have not been scientifically proven in many cases; however, it is true that Cleaver's Herb is one of the herbs that contains high levels of Vitamin C.
MAIN ACTIONS :
- excellent for ezcema
- weight loss aid
- cool+ moist
Warning: No known adverse reactions.
This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is for educational purposes only. This information is not intended to prevent, diagnose, treat, or cure any disease or condition.
In addition, many herbs are not safe in pregnancy, lactation, children, and in certain health conditions.
When using plants medicinally, please check with your licensed healthcare provider. In addition, strongly consider working with a trained herbalist.