This herb is a useful expectorant for cough, bronchitis and pleurisy, especially when they are accompaied by fever, colds or influenza. The leaf can be used as a compress in inflammations of the chest. Its content of carminative essential oil explains its use easing intestinal colic and flatulence. As a digestive agent it stimulates appetite and may be used in anorexia nervosa. It has been shown to help ease rheumatic inflammations. In cystitis it acts as a urinary antiseptic. The New Holistic Herbal, by David Hoffmann Pg. 175. Priced per ounce, but available by the pound. Select the weight before adding to cart.