Helichrysum odoratissimum is a perennial herb that has densely aromatic hairy or woolen leaves and persistent flower heads. It has strong analgesic (pain-reliever), anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and anti-infective activity that has been scientifically proven. It is also used for the treatment of coughs, colds, fever, infections, headaches and menstrual pains.
Indigenous Traditional Use:
The smoke is inhaled by traditional healers (sangomas) to induce a trance state. Smoke from burn ...(more)