Simple Herbal Extracts | Figwort



Botanical Name

Scrophularia nodosa

Part Used

Aerial parts


Ventricular tachycardia *

Traditional Information*

An alterative affecting the lymph, blood and skin. It is indicated for chronic skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and acne. It is also effective for lymphatic stagnation with heat i.e., hemorrhoids, cystic breast disease, ovarian functional cysts, and lipomas (with Self Heal and Red Root). It is used in TCM for blood heat-thrombophlebitis, septicema, or splenomegaly.

Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, David Winston (RH) AHG

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