Heartsease has a positive effect on the kidneys by increasing the amount of urine, and eliminating more toxins. This is helpful for all kinds of kidney and bladder problems, like infections, stones, sand, difficulty in passing urine and cystitis, as well as rheumatism as it helps the cause of rheumatic pain to be excreted from the body with the urine. Also, promotes bile secretion and sputum.
Heartsease is recommended by herbalists to treat various skin problems, like boils, eczema, herpes, urticaria, pimples, acne, or dermatoses. It can be used internally, as a tea, as well as externally, either for washing and cleaning (as a tea) or as a poultice placed on the problematic area.
Heartsease treatment is also good against skin problems of babies. You can use it against cradle cap and other problems of the baby skin.
The antitussive properties of the heartsease plant lend it to being used to treat respiratory conditions such as asthma and whooping cough. It also soothes inflammations and irritations in the mucus membranes of the throat and loosens and eliminates phlegm.
Metabolism and sleep
The main use of the Heartsease is its blood cleansing abilites and to promote the metabolism. You can use it in springtime as a regimen to stop spring tiredness.
Also problems of the nervous system can be treated with Heartsease. It helps against nervousness, inflammation of the nerves, sleeplessness and the tendency to get febrile seizures.