Lily of the Valley (L.O.V)
Addresses the heart and central nervous system.
– Lily of the Valley (Convallaria majalis)
How does Lily of the Valley helps the heart and nervous system
Lily of the Valley is a cardiac stimulant and mild gastric tonic. It increases the force of the heart, regularises the beat for distension of the ventricles, restores irritable heart, increases size and strength of the pulse; slows down a rapid pulse; restores regular deep breathing. It is a diuretic which eliminates fluid retained in the tissues (oedema), but does not deplete potassium. It is traditionally used for congestive heart failure, left ventricular failure, mitral insufficiency, endocarditis, cardiac dropsy with swollen ankles, cardiac asthma, and renal hypertension. It is also a source of potassium phosphate which feeds the nerves.
Directions: Pour 1 cup of boiling water to 1/8 tsp of powder, let cool and drink.
Bartram’s Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine (1995), Thomas Bartram
This article is copyrighted by Ital is Vital, 2020. Want to re-post this article? Visit our guidelines.
DISCLAIMER: THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE
The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. The purpose of this website is to promote broad consumer understanding and knowledge of various health topics. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.