Boldo is a shrubby evergreen tree whose leaves have a history of medicinal use for general indigestion, and in formulas to relieve constipation. Boldo is used throughout Europe, South America and to a lesser extent in North America, as a remedy for gallstones and gallbladder inflammation, and for various types of liver disorders. Boldo is used in tonic and diuretic preparations, and for flatulence, and heartburn.
Boldo leaves are most commonly used in fluid extracts and as infusions. Additionally, both the bark and the leaves undergo extraction to yield purified boldine. Boldine shows up in several European preparations for the liver.
Boldo was first investigated for medicinal uses by a French physician in 1869. From that time, its anti-parasitic and liver-stimulating properties became better known. Boldo was used for a time as a substitute for quinine in cases of malaria. 7 In 1875 boldo was introduced to British and American pharmacists for the treatment of stomach, liver and bladder disorders. Studies since that time confirm these uses, and explain them on the basis of various phytochemicals found in the plant.
used as an herbal medicine, especially in treating liver, bowel and gallbladder problems. It is also modernly used as a cooking spice.
Boldo leaves may also be used to get rid of stalkers. Sprinkle in the path of the stalker to make him or her stop pursuing you. In addition, sprinkle it on any area of entry into your house or workplace such as windows, doors or any place that you sense may be vulnerable to entry.
Stop unwanted people.
Help you meditate.
Warn off bad customers.
People who manage public establishments such as bars, restaurants and houses of prostitution believe that if you sprinkle Boldo leaves around the floor of the rooms once a week will help ward off bad customers and those who carry sicknesses and illnesses. Boldo leaves can be soaked in hot water to make a tea, which may be sprinkled or drank. Sprinkle on the floor to keep away evil and for protection. It may also be mixed with other herbs use for protection such as Broom, Corn, Hyssop, Rue or Agrimony to enhance its strength and potency.
Other uses of Boldo leaves are incense for calming, spiritual cleansing and harmony. When burned, it smells of slightly mint. The incense creates an atmosphere of peace and harmony and is great for the body and mind. It has a relaxing effect that promotes sleep and strengthens the nerves.
Herbs have been used from the beginning of time. Animals instinctively learned to use different plants for their own healing and strengthening. Man has also used herbs to treat his illnesses for thousands of years and the usage of herbs by humans has been documented in all major ancient civilizations. Many people, throughout the world, still continue to use herbs to benefit their lives. Herbalists believe that herbs put the body in tune with nature and scientific studies are being done into the folklore of herbal uses to help develop new therapeutic medicines.
In ancient times, herbalism was a mixture of medicine and magic. Herbs have been used in magical rituals for centuries by women and men alike and are one of the main tools of wizards and witches. Theirs has been a tradition of honoring and keeping the ancient ways of the use of herbs.
Approximately 1 oz.