Willow Herb is a perennial plant with a flower stem similar to the shape of an ear of wheat. It has small pink flowers. It is found throughout Italy's mountains, woodlands and hillsides, but its use in herbal medicine has been all but forgotten.
Epilobium angustifolium L.
Aerial flower parts
How To Use
Tannins, secretions, pectin, ursolic acid.
Favours bowel transit, digestion, and prostate gland function.
Use: Willow Herb is used externally to soothe the skin and for haemorrhoids and minor burns.