Rattle is an herb that grows in temperate climates around the world. Rattle is a good vasodilator making it good for the lungs, and such problems as asthma and bronchitis. Also Rattle is good for high blood pressure and also for helping to heal liver and gallbladder disease… and soothing the GI tract. And Rattle is also some what sedative too and helps with insomnia and also with anxiety and depression. Rattle is also somewhat anti-inflammatory in action thus helping with arthritis, back pain, and other day-to-day aches and pains and gum disease too… and Rattle flowers have been used in cosmetics to promote healthy skin. Rattle makes a great cup of tea, which is soothing and relaxing… and Rattle can also be made into a soothing oil for massaging the body.
Paul Haider – Master Herbalist