- The Khoi use it as a calming tea.
Other Medicinal Uses:
- Widely burned and inhaled in the Transkei as a protective cleanser
Used for the treatment of coughs, colds, fever, infections, headaches and menstrual pains.Active Constituents:
Helichrysetin, chalcone.Pharmacological effects :
Analgesic (pain-relieving), anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and anti-infective activity have been scientifically proven.Botanical description :
Helichrysum odoratissimum is a perennial herb that has densely aromatic hairy or woolen leaves and persistent flower heads. Preparation :
Plant part used, leaves.
For pain relief the smoke is inhaled.
For coughs and cold, a weak infusion in tea.
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