Cistus Incanus healing properties
Among the herbs whose beneficial properties have been recognized since antiquity, is cistus incanus, which is found in a wide variety of species in the Greek countryside, with the Cretan being the strongest. It is no coincidence that it is a unique herb, as its healing properties are now scientifically proven.
Cistus is one of the richest plants in polyphenols, which are found in the leaves of the plant.
Automatically, its high content of polyphenols, makes it a high quality dietary supplement without side effects with particularly strong antioxidant activity and strengthening the immune system. It helps significantly in the detoxification of the body, while at the same time it stimulates in periods of fatigue and exhaustion and treats insomnia.
It is considered a healthier beverage than green tea, while significantly protecting the health and proper functioning of the heart and circulatory system. An additional reason why cistus is stronger than other herbs is that the combination of antioxidants it contains, not only helps to detoxify but eliminates heavy metals from the body that come from smoking, environmental pollution and even dental fillings (responsible for serious metabolic problems).
The healing properties of cistus are also impressive, as it can regenerate cells quickly, healing new and old scars, inflammations, infections, fungal infections, hemorrhoids and benign abscesses. If you suffer from itching, skin allergies and irritations, an cistus oil-based wax ointment will relieve you immediately.
In relation to the respiratory system, it is also effective as it has an expectorant effect, while especially for smokers, it accelerates the recovery of the lungs. This means that it cures and protects against any infection of the upper and lower respiratory system, such as bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma, shortness of breath, etc.
As we mentioned that it significantly strengthens the immune system, it is worth adding that it has antibiotic action, it is a heating herb that will relieve you from a severe cold in abrasions and will relieve from severe runny nose.
By drinking cistus tea, you support the healthy pH of the body, while treating minor disorders of the digestive system, such as indigestion and diarrhea. It is considered one of the most important herbs of homeopathy mainly for the treatment of stress, while studies are already being carried out for its anti-cancer effect in various types of cancer.
Cistus tea is safe in quantities that do not exceed normal limits (3 times a day for therapeutic purposes) but the tincture should not be consumed without the supervision of a specialist. If you are allergic do not consume cistus.
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