Day 356: Self Heal Herb

Prunella vulgaris plant is commonly known as the self heal herb. It has been used medicinally for centuries. In fact, the entire plant, which is edible, can be used both internally and externally to treat a number of health complaints and wounds. The plant’s most common use is for the treatment of cold sores. Prunella is a perennial plant native to Europe but can also be found growing in parts of Asia and the United States. Depending on the region grown, prunella plant blooms from June through August with lavender or white flowers. The plants are usually cut during summer flowering and used (fresh or dried) in making herbal tinctures, infusions, and ointments.” To read more click here

4 thoughts on “Day 356: Self Heal Herb

  1. You had me at, “self heal herb”! This is awesome. So many plants are healing and some we take for granted. Thank you for sharing this and I will definitely check out the link too! Cheers, Koko 🙂

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