Rich in minerals, especially iron, magnesium, silica & iodine.
Roots & leaves are used for uterine irritations & bladder diseases, glandular deficiencies, used as a nervine & tonic.
It is useful in paralysis & chronic nervous diseases, alike in simple nervousness & in delirium produced by diseases.
Sea Holly exhibits diaphoretic, aromatic, stimulant & expectorant properties.
Sea holly may help with bladder inflammation,fluid retention,kidney stones,prostate enlargement or inflammation,urethral inflammation & other urologic conditions.
Like most plants with fragrant blue flowers, sea holly is good for nerves.
The roots are also operating as a diuretic & a good restorative.
Decoction of the roots, drunk freely, acts on the kidneys & is serviceable in scorbutic complaints.
The decoction of the root in wine is very effective on the spleen & liver, helps jaundice, dropsy, treats the French pox, ague, swollen lymph glands, snakebites are healed rapidly, pains of the loins, colic, expels stones & promotes women’s menses.
Don't use sea holly if you're pregnant or breast-feeding.
Avoid this herb if you're taking a diuretic.
Know that long-term use of sea holly can cause an imbalance in body fluids & chemicals.
The roots are nutritious & can be candied for a confection.
Grind Eryngo into small pieces or powder & add to food as a love tonic.
A woman can wear the plant to insure the love of a man.
Sea Holly can be carried by travelers for safety & luck during their journeys.
It has a power of causing peace if strewn about a place or given to a couple who are quarreling.
Used in love spells & to provoke the lust.