Cleavers is known traditionally for its use in tonifying and cleansing the Lymphatic system. It is a naturally diuretic so it is also good for the kidneys and urinary tract. So Cleavers can be used to treat cystitis and urinary conditions. Because it tonifies the lymph, it can relieve swollen glands, and water retention or oedema. It has been known for its use in the treatment of ulcers, lumps in the breast, and tumours. It has a flushing, decongesting and cleansing effect on the body including the blood.
PREPARATION: Boil 3 cups of water. Turn of the fire. Use a small handful of the dried herb and add it to the boiled water to steep for at least 30 minutes.
PRECAUTIONS: As always, please consult with your physician before using any herbal solution.