Shepherd's purse gets its name from the shape of the herb's fruit, which resembles purses Europeans once hung from their belts. Shepherd's purse can be found almost anywhere in the world. It has long beleived to be an astringent agent.
Botanical Name Capsella bursa-pastoris Common Name Shepherd's Purse Herb Country of Origin Hungary Cut Cut & Sifted Package Type Bulk Bag Plant Part Herb Size 1 lb
To prepare as a tea, pour 8 oz. boiling water over 1-2 teaspoons of herb. Cover and steep for 5-10 minutes, strain and serve immediately.
Not to be used during pregnancy or by persons with a history of kidney stones.