“Kushta or Saussurea lappa has been used for thousands of years, it’s used in cosmetics, for gastric ulcers, arthritis, inflammation, skin healing, and more.”
Growing – Kushta grows as a shrub up to 3 to 4 feet tall with purple flowers in the high mountains of India China, Korea, and Japan… and it is used extensively in Ayurvedic Medicine.
Expectorant and Asthma – Kushta is a good expectorant and works well for asthma, bronchitis and other respiratory problems. It also relaxes the bronchioles making it easier to breath and opening up the lungs.
Gout – Kushta is also a good gout remedy for flushing out toxins.
Diuretic – Kushta is a very good diuretic thus helping to get rid of excess water weight.
Detoxing – Kushta also helps to detox the body by flushing out of toxins.
GI Tract – Kushta also soothes and calms the GI tract and helps to get rid of gas and diarrhea.
Gastric Ulcers – Kushta is very good for healing gastric ulcers according to studies.
Sperm – Kushta also improves semen morphology and thus increases male fertility.
Uterus – Kushta is a uterine stimulant used after giving birth… and Kushta also helps to regulate menstrual cycles and end painful periods.
Fevers – Kushta lowers fevers associated with colds and flues.
Immune Booster – Studies show that Kushta increase white blood cell count and boosts immunity.
Arthritis – Kushta is a good anti-inflammatory agent that helps with arthritis, joint disease, rheumatism, and back problems.
Skin – Kushta brings more blood to the surface of the skin… and helps to improve healing of the skin and complexion. Kushta also helps to speed up healing of skin wounds and has been used in modern skin healing medications.
Contains – Kushta contains alkaloids, flavonoids, carbs, flavonoids, phenolic compounds, glycosides, tannins, and saponins… all of which are powerful healing agents.
Antioxidant – Kushta is a powerful antioxidant that contains phenolic agents like in green tea, glycosides, saponins, and flavonoids.
Antibiotic – Kushta is also a good antibiotic herb that kills staph and strep infections.
Traditional Chinese Medicine – In TCM Kushta or Mu Xiang as it’s called in China is use for blocked Chi… and has been used for thousands of years.
Mu Xiang works well for gastritis, diarrhea, colic, and for treating the passage of gallbladder stones. Plus Mu Xiang is well known for increasing vitality in old age.
Gums – Kushta oil is great for soothing away gum irritation.
Aging – Kushta is a good daily herb to increase vitality and vigor into old age. Many times kushta is taken daily in combination with turmeric and honey.
Cosmetics – Kushta oil is used in cosmetics because skin healing qualities.
Dose – Most people recommend taking 1/2 gram to 1 full gram once a day of the root powder.
Side Effects – To date there are no known side effects.
Finding – Google “Buy Kushta Powder” or “Buy Mu Xiang Powder” and you will find lots of places that sell Kushta, or you can ask for it at your local health food store.
Feel Free to Share – This information is meant to get you started… so you can do more research on your own… dig a little deeper and find what works for you. This article is for educational purposes only, I strongly recommend that you seek advice from your own GP, private doctor, or medical specialist for any ailment, illness, or medical condition.. this article not meant to be a scientific analysis in any way, shape, or form.
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