- Treats breathing conditions,
- stomach and intestinal ailments, and kidney and urinary tract problems.
- Cough medicines, to relieve fluid retention
- Aides in treating lung diseases such as tuberculosis.
- Drying agent (astringent) and to treat wounds.
To prepare as an “instant tea”. Pour 1 cup of boiling water over ¼ to ½ teaspoonful of powder. Drink 1-2 cups of tea daily. If desired add honey and/or lemon to suit taste.