Heather flowers have been used for centuries for their various health benefits and medicinal properties.
These flowers are a natural source of antioxidants, which help to protect the body from harmful free radicals and reduce inflammation. They also contain flavonoids and tannins, which have been shown to have antiviral and antibacterial properties, making them an excellent choice for supporting immune health.
To brew dried heather flowers, simply add 1-2 teaspoons of the dried flowers to a cup of hot water and let steep for 5-7 minutes. For a stronger brew, increase the amount of flowers and steep for a longer period. This tea can be enjoyed hot or cold, and a touch of honey or lemon can be added to enhance the flavor.
In addition to being brewed as tea, dried heather flowers can also be used as a natural ingredient in homemade beauty products, such as facial masks and bath soaks. Their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties make them ideal for promoting healthy skin and reducing the signs of aging.
Incorporating dried heather flowers into your daily routine can have numerous health benefits, including supporting immune health, reducing inflammation, and promoting healthy skin.
Experience the natural benefits of our premium quality dried heather flowers today and elevate your wellness routine to the next level.
COMMON NAME Standardized: Heather Flower
BOTANICAL NAME Calluna vulgaris (L.) Hull Plant Family: Ericaceae
OVERVIEW Heather flower is a traditional remedy in Swedish herbal medicineHeathers are also native to Ireland, Scandinavia, Russia, and northern North America, but are especially synonymous with Scotland and its history and lore. Heather flower is used in Moorland tea and is a favorite of renowned Scottish poet Robert Burns. Branches are used as broom straw, the leaves flavor beer and tea, the bark can be used for tanning, and the flowers yield nectar for honeybees. Another interesting fact is that Heather flowers are a traditional beer making ingredient and it is popularly used in parts of Europe and especially Ireland.