One of the Yerba Buena plant benefits that is most appreciated is its ability to relieve abdominal pain. A study reported that individuals who have been experiencing abdominal pain (resulting from IBS) found significant relief after using Yerba Buena.
How Does It Work?
The pain-relieving properties and cooling sensation of Yerba Buena makes it one of the most versatile herbal plants in the country.
Precautions & Warnings
Although there are many Yerba Buena plant benefits, it is still advised to follow the advice of your doctor.
Yerba Buena comes in commercially prepared oral and topical forms. For oral capsules, be sure to get the advice of your doctor. For topical solutions and patches, do not forget to do a quick skin patch test to prevent allergic reactions. Additionally, Yerba Buena plant is edible: many recipes include its leaves in salads and other dishes.
How Safe Is Yerba Buena?
Generally, Yerba Buena is safe as long you follow the recommended doses and you are under normal health condition.
As with any other herbal medicine, special precautions apply to those who take maintenance medications, have existing health conditions, and are on a strict dietary regimen. In Yerba Buena’s case, precautions are mandatory to people who have an ulcer, gastrointestinal inflammation, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), or other digestive and urinary illnesses.
Young children, pregnant women, and breastfeeding mothers should not drink Yerba Buena.