gumweed

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gumweed

gumweed

Yellow gummy flowers with very aromatic leaves. Tea made from flowers and leaves used for lung and kidney issues like bronchitis, asthma, coughs, tuberculosis, pneumonia, gonorrhea, colds. Also used for stomach and spleen cancer, gonorrhea, tuberculosis. Relaxing sedative and anti-spasmodic
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California Indians Grindelia robusta Gum Plant used the plant to purify blood; today it is used for treating dermatitis.
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