of the Lamiaceae family.
This very strong bitter tasting herb that is high in essential oils is fabulous to cleanse the liver and gallbladder. Helps in skin complaints such as eczema and psoriasis. The vast amount of essential oils also link with the antibacterial and antiviral actions of the herb.
Works as a heart tonic and reduces high blood pressure. The alkaloid forskolin mainly found in the roots works on the circulatory system as well as stimulates thyroid function.
A big action of the herb is its ability to relax smooth muscles which help in many ailments including asthma and painful digestive and urinary complaints.
This plant has an affinity to the endocrine system which also links to its essential oil content. These powerful actions not only work with the thyroid but also the pancreas, the prostate and is a great energy boost 💚
Plectranthus is a global medicine and its medicine is known across the world including in Ayurveda, China, South American and Africa.
I have already found this herb to really support the process of shifting stuck states if that be physically or emotionally.