Kava Kava Root
Medicinal benefits of kava is as an analgesic, or painkiller, for which kava has also been traditionally used in the South Pacific.
Indigenous islanders use kava to treat arthritis pain and to reduce overall chronic pain.
Also to relieve tension and pain in muscles, and even to treat asthma and urinary tract infections.
Use as a tea
The scientific literature on the plant dates back more than 100 years when reports described its aphrodisiac effects.
Damiana history began with its early use by the Maya (under the name mizibcoc) in the treatment of giddiness and loss of balance.
Its primary use in the last century has been as an aphrodisiac.
Native Americans used the leaves of the mullein plant to ease respiratory discomfort.
Mullein tea is also an effective way of treating respiratory and other types of conditions such as asthma, bronchitis, and allergies. It is also effective in treating sore throats and coughs.
Mullein's anti-bacterial properties make it effective in treating infections.
It has even been used to treat tuberculosis as it inhibits mycobacterium, the bacteria which causes the disease.