Mistletoe Is Not Only Good for Christmas

Mistletoe is powerful herb used for treating many disorders, one of them being tinnitus, a condition that causes a frequent ringing in the ears. Tinnitus can be a never-ending struggle, and if it’s in a critical stage, then it might affect your life in numerous ways. It is one of the excellent methods that stimulate blood pressure. Few type of tinnitus may be due to blood pressure issues. Hypertension can be risky if left uncured. And many people suffering from high blood pressure are at high risk of tinnitus.

This herb contains essential properties that help to lower blood pressure. That’s why many countries like Germany use it for the people facing lower blood pressure. And once you have low BP, it can result in the removal of tinnitus as well. Mistletoe supply more oxygen and nutrients to reach your ear.

So, you see? Mistletoe is not only good for Christmas. Below are some tips to try with it.

1. Mistletoe Tea

You Will Need:

  • 3 tablespoons mistletoe
  • 3 cups of water
  • Honey

Steps:

  1. Prepare a tea using this herb by boiling it in water.
  2. Leave it to steep for the whole night.
  3. Next morning strain the mixture.
  4. Add few drops of honey to it.
  5. Drink it for at least three times in a day.

2. Mistletoe Tincture

  • Use 5 drops of this tincture.

3. Mistletoe + Lemon Balm Tea

You Will Need:

  • Mistletoe
  • Hawthorn
  • Lemon balm

Steps:

  1. Take equal quantities of the herbs mentioned above.
  2. Let them steep for approximately 10 minutes.
  3. Strain the decoction and drink 1 cup in the morning.
  4. Consume another cup of tea at night time.

4. Mistletoe Drink

You Will Need:

  • 3 cups of cold water
  • 3 teaspoon of mistletoe

Steps:

  1. Mix this herb in cold water and leave it overnight.
  2. Strain, heat up and drink 3 cups regular (unsweetened) the next morning.

Notes:

1. This herb is safe, but it causes uterine contractions in pregnant ladies and hence must be avoided during pregnancy as it may result in labor.

2. Nursing mothers also must say no to the consumption of this herb.

3. Avoid taking this herb, if you are heart patient or if you had heart stroke earlier as it can slow down the heart rate.

4. In old people, use minimal dosage and avoid it for the kids less than two years of age.

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How to deal with tinnitus using mistletoe. URL link.

Mistletoe & hypertension. URL link.

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