Known by several names (fanpetals, wireweed, Cuban jute, etc), Sida protects the nervous system, liver, and red blood cells and is useful in a variety of inflammatory conditions.
Scientific Name: Sida rhombifolia (or related Sida species)
Qualities: Neutral & Dry. Tonic.
Indications from Traditional Uses & Modern Research: Neuroprotective, hepatoprotective, protects red blood cells, antiviral, antimicrobial, high blood pressure, anti-inflammatory, stomachache, relieves joint pain and pain in general, calms nervous system, anemia, Lyme, Babesia, Mycobacterium, asthma, gingivitis, reduces twitching, tremors, numbness, tingling, & nervous tics, reduces neurotoxins in the brain.