Reiki (Latin Name: Erica Multiflora) belongs to the Ericacaea family. Species of this family are found mainly in South Africa. However, they can also be found in parts of the Mediterranean and the rest of Europe. It is a shrub with dense shoots. In recent years it has been used as an ornamental plant but at the same time, the honey produced from it has many healing effects.
Health Benefits and Uses
Its healing properties began to be discovered during the Middle Ages. It is considered one of the best antiseptics/disinfectants for the urinary system while increasing urine production. Thus, it is considered ideal for combating urinary tract infections. It is also reported to be effective for kidney and urinary tract stones, attributed to a specific bioactive compound. Furthermore, it has anti-inflammatory properties, which helps with inflammation of the throat and the oral cavity in general and even the common cold. In addition, it has been used externally in cases of arthritis and rheumatism. In general, it is an herb that detoxifies the body. Due to its sedative properties, it helps in nervous overstimulation and insomnia.
Caution! Herbs should not be consumed uncontrollably. Consult your doctor before consumption. They are not substitutes for drugs and can cause side effects and allergies.