Erica is an antiseptic of the urinary tract, it is therefore a valid remedy in case of cystitis and other infections that affect this part of the body. Erica ha also diuretic properties, try it if you suffer from water retention, kidney stones or if you want to purify the body from toxins and from the uric acid. For this properties erica is very useful to also treat gout and rheumatism.
Decoction of flowers
In the case of urinary tract infection add a handful of flowers in one liter of water, let it boil for 5 minutes then filter and drink up to three cups a day.
As a diuretic and in case of kidney stones prepare a herbal tea by adding a tablespoon of erica to a liter of boiling water, leave to brew for 10 minutes, filter and drink.
Mother tincture of erica
To take advantage of the diuretic action and as a help in case of water retention try to take 60 drops in a glass of water 15 minutes before dinner.
Bath in case of rheumatism
Add to the water of the bath a plentiful handful of erica.