"Anti-inflammatory, Heals Psoriasis, Great for the Liver and Gallstones, Very Relaxing and Sedating, Wonderful for Healing the GI Tract and No Side Effects"
Fumaria Officinalis or Fumitory Herb and also called Earth Smoke is highly prized for its ability to heal inflamed skin... plus it has other healing abilities such as preventing gallstones, it's anti-inflammatory, very healing for the liver, a powerful diuretic, great for arthritis, helps with acne, heals the GI tract in general and much more.
What it Looks Like - This plant grows all in moderate climates and has purplish flowers... a great addition to any garden.
Used for Hundreds of Years - Fumitory has been used all the way back to the Romans and has been used in Ayurvedic Medicine in India for hundreds of years.
Where it Grows - Fumitory is a common herb in France, Spain, Austria, Australia, the US, Africa, Asia, India, and the UK.
Parts Used – The stems, roots, and flowers can all be used for healing.
Powerful Anti-inflammatory Agent – Fumitory works well to heal swollen, red, and painful skin and other organs.
Very Healing for Psoriasis and Eczema – Because of Fumitory's anti-inflammatory qualities it works well for treating both eczema and psoriasis.
Heals Rashes – Fumitory made into a cream or an ointment is great for itchy rashes.
Helps with Acne – Fumitory also heals acne and clears up blemishes thus bringing about beautiful skin.
Great Detoxing Agent – Because fumitory contains lots of great antioxidants it also works well for detoxing the blood and liver.
Wonderful Diuretic – Fumitory is also a great diuretic helping to rid the body of excess water accumulation and toxins.
Very Sedating – Fumitory is sedating... slowing a racing heart and lowering blood pressure.
Works Well for Arthritis – Because of fumitory's anti-inflammatory qualities, it works great for arthritis and joint disease.
Powerful Antibacterial Agent – Fumitory is a good antibacterial agent that kill bacillus and staph infections.
Helps with IBS and GI Challenges – Fumitory has also been used to treat irritations of the GI tract and sooth away bloating, pain, diarrhea, constipation, and stomachaches.
Very Healing for Liver Disease – Studies show that fumitory can heal gallbladder disease, inflammation of the liver, and help bile to flow from the gallbladder. It has been shown to improve liver function by up to 80% plus detox and heal the liver in general... and stimulating liver function.
Heals Gallbladder Challenges - Fumitory also prevents the formation of gallbladder stones and works as a great antispasmodic compound for the gallbladder.
Full of Antioxidants – Fumitory is full of antioxidants that help to slow the aging process.
Contains – Fumitory contains lots of great fatty acids that help to heal the skin, also phenolic compounds that slow the aging process and detox the body of free radicals.
It also contains lots of alkaloids such as bulbocapnine, protopine, fumaritine, fumariline, and many others which are powerful healing agents for many areas of the body.
Dose – In powdered form take 200 to 1000 mg per day, as a tincture – 1 to 3 ml per day, and as fresh juice about 3 or 4 g per day.
Side Effects – Fumitory has been used safely for over 30 years in Europe. In normal doses, it does not have any side effects. But Fumitory should not be used by those who are pregnant, nursing, or small children. And in general, I recommend taking Fumitory for no more than 7 to 10 days and taking a week off and repeating if needed... as with all herbs.
Try Fumitory it Might Be Just What You Need
Dr. Paul Haider - Master Herbalist
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