Epilobium Leaf and Stem (Small Flowered Willow Herb)

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Epilobium (Epilobium parviflorum) also known as willowherb or fireweed, is an herbaceous plant that has been used traditionally for various medicinal purposes . . . read more

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Dried epilobium (Epilobium parviflorum), also known as willowherb or fireweed, is an herbaceous plant that has been used traditionally for various medicinal purposes. Here are some common uses of dried epilobium:

  1. Herbal Tea:

    • Urinary Tract Support: Dried epilobium leaves are commonly used to brew herbal tea, which is believed to have diuretic properties and may help support urinary tract health.
    • Prostate Health: Some herbalists suggest that epilobium tea may be beneficial for prostate health, potentially helping to alleviate symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
  2. Medicinal Uses:

    • Anti-inflammatory Effects: Epilobium contains compounds with anti-inflammatory properties, which may make it useful for conditions such as gastritis, colitis, or other inflammatory disorders.
    • Antioxidant Properties: Epilobium contains antioxidants that help combat oxidative stress and protect cells from damage caused by free radicals.
    • Digestive Health: Epilobium tea may support digestive health and soothe gastrointestinal discomfort, such as indigestion, bloating, or cramping.
  3. Topical Applications:

    • Skin Irritations: Dried epilobium leaves can be used to make infusions or poultices for topical application to the skin. It may help soothe minor skin irritations, rashes, or insect bites.
    • Wound Healing: Epilobium may have mild antiseptic properties that could aid in wound healing and prevent infection when applied topically.
  4. Cosmetic Uses:

    • Skincare: Epilobium extracts or infusions may be used in skincare products such as creams, lotions, or toners for their potential astringent and soothing properties. It may help balance oil production, reduce inflammation, and promote clear, healthy skin.
    • Hair Care: Epilobium extracts may be used in hair care products to help soothe the scalp, balance sebum production, and promote healthy hair growth.
  5. Herbal Remedies:

    • Traditional Medicine: Epilobium has a long history of use in traditional herbal medicine, particularly in regions where it is native, for various ailments including urinary and digestive issues.
    • Detoxification: Some herbalists believe that epilobium may support detoxification processes in the body, aiding in the elimination of toxins and waste products.
  6. Culinary Uses:

    • Less Common: While not as common as other culinary herbs, dried epilobium leaves may be used sparingly in herbal teas or infusions for their potential health benefits.

Place of Origin

Poland - Trade

Botanical Name

Epilobium parviflorum


Leaf and Stem


100% Epilobium.
No preservatives, artificial colours, sweeteners or flavours.
Gluten free, dairy free and no added sugar.
Source of fibre.
No Palm Oil.

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