Cleaver Herb

AKA: Bedstraw, Burweed, Catchweed, Chicus, Cleverwort, Everlasting Friendship, Goose Grass

Bitter ~ Cooling
Tonic ~ Astringent

In India it is used as a tonic for the lymphatic system and for swollen glands. 

Often used for tonsillitis and adenoids.

Usually recommended to eliminate excess fluids, for urinary infections, hepatitis and venereal diseases.

Many herbalists both ancient and modern use it as a blood purifier and for skin disorders.

Topically it has been used for sunburn, skin rashes, minor burns and cancerous growths or tumors. 

It was believed at one time to reduce freckles.

For urinary tract cleansing it is often used with Yarrow, Elderberries, Dandelion Leaf and Sarsaparilla. 

A “Spring Tonic” high in minerals and vitamins was made using: Red Clover, Oatstraw, Nettles, Raspberry and Horsetail (Shavegrass).

Due to its effectiveness as a water eliminator it is often used for weight reduction.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA & are not intended to diagnose, treat or cure disease.

Ritual Cleavers

Moon ~ Autumn Equinox ~ Feminine


Excellent herb for the gathering of feminine energies during ceremonies & rituals but especially when drumming and dancing.


An herb of reflection used to assimilate knowledge gathered before moving on to the next plane of higher understanding.


For this purpose it is commonly drunk as a tea after intense study.

  • Botanical: Galium aparine
  • Grow Method: Wildcrafted
  • Form: Cut & Sifted
Cleaver Herb
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  • Item #: 3039
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