Simple Herbal Extracts | Yerba Santa


Yerba Santa

Botanical Name

Eriodictyon californica

Part Used




Traditional Information*

Yerba Santa is native to California and is used as an expectorant and antispasmodic. It is used for cold/damp coughs and lung conditions with excess mucus such as damp asthma, damp bronchitis and damp pneumonia.

Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, David Winston (RH) AHG

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