The Hedge Craft – Heather (Calluna vulgaris)

Heather (Calluna vulgaris) or (Erica cinerea “bell heather”) – flowers
• antiseptic (good for treating wounds as a poultice)
• diuretic (flushes your system of toxins)
• disinfector for urinary tract
• increases urinary production
• diaphoretic (induces perspiration, so lowers body temperature and
good for fevers)
• expectorant, anti-tussive (good for coughs)
• vasoconstrictor (good for low blood pressure)
• anti-arthritic, anti-rheumatic and sedative