Common in woods, hedgerows, and wastelands.
The flowers (white/yellow), bark, berries
and leaves are used. Good for colds, runny
nose and fevers.
Functions / Benefits
Diaphoretic (induces perspiration), gentle
diuretic (promotes urination), restores
and tones mucus membranes.
Common cold, influenza, fevers. Nasal
catarrh, sinusitis, rhinitis, hay fever.
Method & dose
The tea can be drunk freely for colds
For prevention of recurring colds and
hay fever - consume 3 cups of tea a day.
For hay fever, start 2 months before the