Grindelia is a plant that grows in North America and it’s wonderful for colds, flues, and coughs… Grindelia is known as a very good expectorant breaking up mucus. Grindelia is calming for the heart, lowering the heart rate and soothing nerves, and also helps with lung problems such as asthma and bronchitis because it relaxes and opens up the airways. Grindelia is a good antispasmodic compound quieting cramping muscles. Grindelia kills bacteria in the urinary tract … and Grindelia is good all around antibiotic herb! Grindelia boosts immunity and it’s full of antioxidants and has anti-inflammatory properties too. Plus you can topically treat skin conditions such as poison ivy, rashes, bites, and burns with Grindelia. Native Americans used Grindelia for centuries and now it’s being used by Homeopathic Doctors! Grindelia can be made into a tea and also blended with green and black tea.
Paul Haider – Master Herbalist