• Not to be used during pregnancy.
  • To be used only under the supervision of an expert qualified in the appropriate use of this substance.

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(Cytisus scoparius)
Common names: Banal, Basam, Bisom, Bream, Genista, Gorse, Irish Broom, Irish Tops, Link, Prickly Broom, Ruffett, Scotch Broom.
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Parts Used: Flowers, twigs. Methods Used: Water extraction.

Spiritual Uses: A Druid Sacred Tree, it can be substituted for furze during the Vernal Equinox rites.

Purify/protect your home by sweeping it with branches of Broom.

Burn the flowers to calm high winds.

Physical Uses: Used by the ancients as a diuretic when mixed with equal parts of Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) root.

Broom can promote urination and sweating. CAUTION: Use in small doses.

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