Country of origin: Poland
Soapwort or bouncing-bet or crow soap or wild sweet William or soapweed
Soapwort is mainly used as a cure against cough, bronchitis, and upper respiratory tract inflammation. It acts as an expectorant and helps with the elimination of mucus and phlegm. Soapwort is beneficial in allergic reactions that include cough and asthma.
Soapwort enhances the production and secretion of bile from the liver and the gall bladder and is used as a natural cure for constipation.
Soapwort is also used to combat various dermatoses such as psoriasis, eczema, atopic dermatitis, and acne. It can be applied to irritated skin to soothe irritation and itching. It is also used as an antidote to soothe the rashes caused by poison ivy.
Soapwort has antifungal action and can even be used as an oral solution to fight fungal infections.
Soapwort can be used as a cleanser for the face, hair, even for clothing. The saponins it contains make it an excellent natural cleanser that does not irritate the sensitive skin.
CAUTION! Soapwort should be avoided during pregnancy
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