Uses: The name of this herb comes from the Celtic 'Bew-ton,'
meaning 'good for the head.' Traditionally used to treat headaches
and nervous upsets.
Used to treat asthma
and bronchitis, bladder and urinary complaints, and excessive sweating.
The juice has been used
to help heal stubborn skin wounds and ulcers.
The tea is taken internally
for sprains while the leaves that were used to make the tea can
also be made into a poultice to apply externally to the sprained
Betony tea has also been
used as a tonic and to treat children who 'fail to thrive.'