Shepard’s Purse. (Capsella bursa pastoris) Common Names: Cocowort, shepherd's heart, pickpocket, toywort, St. James' weed, St. James' wort, St. Anthony's fire.
Organic. Kosher. Reduces heavy periods. Anti-inflammatory, astringent, antioxidant, diuretic, hemostatic, prevents growth of bacteria. Used for centuries internally & externally to stop bleeding.
Energetically: Cooling, drying. Taste: Mildly spicy, salty, mildly astringent.
Warning: Not safe during pregnancy.
Tea directions: Barely boil 8 oz water, add 1 or 2 teaspoons of the loose herbs (you can use a tea ball, french press, or other way to strain herbs or leave them in the tea for a super strong brew), steep 10 to 15 minutes, drink hot. Sweeten with a natural sweetener if desired. Nurture your body with up to 3 teaspoons a day.
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