The aerial parts of the plant including the leaves, stems, and flowers are typically used for medicinal preparations. Cleavers is a common weed and herb with many potent medicinal properties for both internal and external use. Here are a few of Clivers common uses.
Firstly as lymphatic system support by flushing out toxins, decreasing congestion and reducing swelling.
Secondly for urinary tract infections. Cleavers a long history of traditional use for UTI’s. This wonderful herb has diuretic properties coupled with its soothing and demulcent action.
Thirdly for skin health. It is particularly helpful with skin conditions such as psoriasis.
Finally, Clivers is also a mild laxative and has has anti-inflammatory properties.