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Galium aparine – Cleavers

Spring cleaning can be done inside our bodies too with the help of a herb like cleavers. Traditionally known as an alternative or ‘blood-cleansing’ herb, it eliminates toxins from the body.

An old saying goes “whoever should only drink cleavers water for 9 weeks shall be so beautiful, everyone will fall in love with them”.

Cleavers contain high amounts of silica, an essential nutrient for maintaining hair, skin and nail growth and repair.

Galium Aperine - Cleavers

Written by Lily Canetty-Clarke, MNIMH, she explores how a better understanding of seasonal herbs and their medicinal properties could help so many of us. You can also follow Lily on Instagram for more amazing herbal knowledge.