Self-heal is used for inflammatory bowel disease , diarrhea, colic & stomach upset & irritation.
It is also used for mouth & throat ulcers, sore throat & internal bleeding.
Self-heal can be used for HIV/AIDS, headache, dizziness, liver disease & spasm.
It is also used to kill germs as an antiseptic, loosen phlegm & tighten & dry skin.
Self-heal is applied directly to the skin for vaginal discharges & other disorders of women’s reproductive systems, as well as for wounds & bruises.
The flower heads & the lower leaves are ingested to treat fevers & rheumatism.
Taken as a tea, it helps liver function, which results in clear, bright eyes.
Helps heal swollen lymph glands or lumps in the neck & acts to boost immunity.
Self-heal helps women who have distress during menstruation, bloating or indigestion, urinary problems, or heavy bleeding during menstruation causing anemia.
Self-heal has broad antimicrobial powers & kills many pathogenic fungi,it may even help fight the herpes virus.
Chinese researchers found that it was effective against hypertension.
In folk medicine, a poultice of the fresh leaves was utilized for healing wounds.