|Bushy Lippia Quick Facts|
|Scientific Name:||Phyla dulcis|
|Origin||Found growing in North America and also in warm regions of Asia and Africa. Cultivated in gardens of England.|
- This is a stimulating and relaxing agent. The taste is very pleasant but be careful not to use it too freely as it may provoke nausea.
- The demulcent and expectorant effect to the throat and air passage is soothing to coughs, colds, whooping cough and the freeing of stuffiness in the bronchial tubes and affection thereof, in general.
- Acting upon the mucous membrane as an alterative. More serviceable combined with syrup of wild cherry or other lung tonics.
- In folk medicine, it is used for treating bronchitis, cough, liver disorders, indigestion, dysentery and hypertension.
- Dried plant is used for hypertension, stomach troubles, inflammation, diabetes, hemorrhoids, bronchitis and hepatosis.
Facts About Bushy Lippia
|Scientific Name||Phyla dulcis|
|Native||Found growing in North America and also in warm regions of Asia and Africa. Cultivated in gardens of England.|
|Common/English Name||Mexican Lippia, Yerba Duce|
|Name in Other Languages||English: Aztec sweetherb, Mexican lippie, Honeyherb, Mexican lippia, Rough fogfruit, Mexican sweetleaf, Sweetleaf, Sweet lippia;
German: Aztekisches Süßkraut;
Spanish: Hierba dulce, Oruzuz, Yerba dulce;
German: Aztekisches Süßkraut , Minzverbene;
México: Correchoncho, Hierba dulce,
Perú: Menta dulce,
Guatemala: Oro azul, Orozul,Orosul,
Cuba, Guatemala: Orozus, Orozús, Orozuz del pais , Orozuz, Orozuz de la tierra, Oruzuz;
Panamá: Regaliz, Salvia santa
|Plant Growth Habit||Straggling shrub|
|Plant Size||4-6 ft tall|
|Leaf||Lanceshaped-oblong, 3-10 x 1.5-3.5 cm across|
Tincture, 10 drops in water; 1 dram of the tincture will be found sufficient to add to 4 oz. of cough syrup.
Tincture of whole fresh plant—Cough.