December 28, 2010

wild lettuce tea benefitsWild lettuce tea is a herbal infusion made from Lactuca virosa, which is also known as Opium Lettuce. Health benefits of wild lettuce tea have been well known for almost 15 centuries, and some of therapeutic actions of this herb are mentioned in the ancient Egyptian writings and artwork. A famous philosopher and physician, Hildegard of Bingen, documented numerous healing powers of wild lettuce infusion and lettuce juice (lactucarium). Read the rest of this entry »