Hummingbird Blossom (Buck Brush)
The Hummingbird Blossom has been used by the Cherokee to treat mouth and throat issues, inflammation, cysts, and fibroid tumors. This plant can also be used to regulate high blood pressure and treat lymphatic blockages and as a diuretic to stimulate the function of the kidneys.
Besides for the above-mentioned health issues, you can use this herb to treat:
- menstrual bleeding
- enlarged spleens
- enlarged lymph nodes
- inflamed tonsils
To enjoy the plant’s full benefits, the Cherokee would boil the leaves and the flowers of this plant for 5 minutes in order to prepare a tea and drink it while it is still warm.