Although yerba mansa is not related to golden seal chemically or botanically it can be used similarly to treat inflammation of the mucous membranes. It works wonders on swollen gums and sore throat. It can be used as a douche and taken orally for bladder infections. A diuretic it has been used to treat rheumatic diseases like gout by ridding the body of excess uric acid that causes painful inflammation of the joints. Yerba mansa prevents the buildup of uric acid crystals in the kidneys which could causes kidney stones if left untreated.
Yerba mansa, native to the southwestern United States has been used by many people the Pima, Mayo, Yaqui, Mexican, Chumash and Shoshone among them.
With a broad range of applications yerba mansa is a fine edition to your herbal medicine cabinet.
Our yerba mansa is grown at Holy Scrap and processed with organic alcohol. A small amount of vegetable glyercine is added for taste.
Yerba mansa tincture is taken orally, a few drops to a dropper full in a glass of water. Always start with just a few drops to see the plants effect on you. We're all different.