Latin name: Onosma bracteatum Wall. (Boraginaceae)
Sanskrit/Indian name: Gojihva, Gaozaban
Sedge is found in the Mediterranean regions, Europe and Asia. It is listed in the German Commission E as a herb that alleviates pulmonary infections and kidney disease.
Therapeutic constituents:Sedge contains potassium, calcium and other minerals, which give the herb its pharmacological properties.
Key therapeutic benefits:
- Sedge is beneficial in the treatment of kidney stones.
- As an expectorant, it alleviates the symptoms of the common cough and bronchitis.