Metaphysical Properties of Heal All
Metaphysical Properties Of Heal All
Official Name: Prunella vulgaris
Other Names: Self Heal Woundwort, Lamb's Ears, Heart of the Earth, Brunella, Hook-Heal
Metaphysical Powers: Antibacterial, Antiseptic, Astringent
Common Magickal Uses and Folklore of Heal All
Heal All has been used in just about every continent in the world, as an alternative medicine for centuries for just about every ailment known. The whole plant is used, it is alterative, antibacterial, antipyretic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, diuretic, febrifuge, hypotensive, stomachic, styptic, tonic, vermifuge and vulnerary.
Heal All is also frequently referred to as Selfheal or Lanceleaf Selfheal. It is a flower that grows along roadsides and in open meadows. Heal All is a native flower, but apart from its North American roots it has also been found throughout Europe and Asia. Considered an herb, Heal All is thought to have several medicinal uses. For centuries it has been used to cure or aid the symptoms of almost every possible malady. Common folklore held that it was an herb sent by God to heal any ailment of man or animal. Recent research suggests that it may have some consistent medical uses. When Heal All grows to a certain height it will lean and when it leans far enough, the top of the plant attaches itself to the ground and grows new roots into it.
In traditional Chinese medicine, self-heal has been referred to as a cooling herb, useful against fevers and liver and kidney disorders and as a tonic.