Boneset, cut, 1 oz (Eupatorium perfoliatum)
Herbal Uses of Boneset*
- Digestive Support
- When steeped in hot water, dried boneset leaves have been used to make a tea that could help relieve indigestion symptoms like bloating and flatulence.
- Skin Health
- Boneset tea has been used as a topical treatment to promote healing of skin wounds and infections.
- Colds and Flu
- Boneset leaves and flowers can be steeped in hot water and consumed as a tea. It is believed to help reduce symptoms of fevers, colds and flu, such as body aches, chills and headache.
- Sedative Properties
- When consumed as a tea, boneset has been used for its sedating and calming effects for reducing stress, insomnia, and promoting relaxation.
*Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Use in small amounts only as it reportedly causes diarrhea due to toxicity.
Magical Uses of Boneset
- To ward against negative energies, use boneset to make a protection circle, ritual bath, or charm bag.
- Boneset is used to get rid of and keep evil spirits at bay.
- Use bonset in healing rituals and spells to heal physical and emotional wounds.
- Boneset can be used for divination, such as bone-reading, spirit communication, and scrying.
The information provided about the potential uses of boneset for magical purposes is intended for educational purposes only. Please be aware that using boneset for magical purposes may have psychological effects and may also cause allergic reactions in some individuals. Use caution and discretion when exploring these practices, and be mindful of any potential allergies.
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