April 4, 2018


Contracts tissue; mainly the skin, and may also reduce the discharge of blood or mucous.  Astringent herbs help with tissue toning and tightening.  Witch hazel and meadowsweet are examples. Astringent Recipes   Blog Articles   RESEARCH The listings of research below represents a compilation of scientific articles found on the […]
May 1, 2018

Agrimony (Agrimonia eupatoria) Research

Latin Name: Agrimonia eupatoria Family Name: Rosaceae Agrimony is an herb historically used to treat wounds for its topical anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial activities.  It is also ingested as a diuretic, for digestive issues, and for sore throat.  In one human study, agrimony showed potential liver protective activities.  In another human […]
May 18, 2018

Agrimony Astringent

This mild agrimony astringent can be applied topically to mild skin irritations.  This recipe can also be made as a tea to drink with a mild lemon flavor. Agrimony Astringent Ingredients 1 tsp of dried agrimony herb About 8 ounces of water Agrimony Astringent Instructions Steep about 8 minutes.  Strain […]