Willow-herb, large-leaf

$4.00 / 50g
60 s 100°C 10 g

The leaf is picked in the area of Lake Seliger, Tver Region in the summer of 2020. 

Twisted on a roller and slowly withered in a special way. During production only leaves of the higest grade were used.

Raw materials were processed gently, resulting in a subtle taste and floral aroma of the final product. With aging, the taste will continue to change.

What is willow herb?

Willow herb, also known as fireweed, has been traditionally used for various medicinal purposes, and recent scientific studies suggest that it may have several potential health benefits. Some of the reported health benefits of willow herb include:

  1. Anti-inflammatory properties: Willow herb contains compounds that have been found to have anti-inflammatory effects, which may help to reduce inflammation in the body and alleviate symptoms of inflammatory conditions such as arthritis.

  2. Antioxidant activity: Willow herb is also rich in antioxidants, which can help to protect cells from damage caused by free radicals and oxidative stress. This may help to prevent chronic diseases and promote overall health.

  3. Digestive health: Willow herb has been used traditionally to treat digestive problems such as diarrhea, constipation, and stomach ulcers. Some studies have found that it may have antibacterial and antifungal properties that could help to prevent or treat infections that affect the digestive system.

  4. Respiratory health: Willow herb has been traditionally used to treat respiratory infections such as colds, coughs, and bronchitis. Some studies have found that it may have antiviral properties that could help to prevent or treat viral infections that affect the respiratory system.

  5. Skin health: Willow herb has been traditionally used to treat skin irritations such as burns, wounds, and eczema. Some studies have found that it may have antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that could help to promote healing and reduce inflammation in the skin.

It's important to note that more research is needed to fully understand the health benefits of willow herb, and it should not be used as a substitute for medical treatment or advice. If you're considering using willow herb for any health purposes, it's recommended to speak with a healthcare professional first.