Rabbit tobacco is a herbal plant that has been utilized for centuries as a natural remedy for viruses, aches, pains, allergies and more. The scientific term for rabbit tobacco is Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium. Additional names for rabbit tobacco include "Life-everlasting" and "Fussy-gussy."Continue Reading
In addition to medicinal purposes, rabbit tobacco can also be dried and sprinkled into various dishes for added taste. Rabbit tobacco is not of the tobacco family and does not lead to addiction. For illnesses such as colds and flu, rabbit tobacco can be brewed into a drinkable tea or soaked in boiling water to create a powerful medicinal vapor. Rabbit tobacco is an excellent home remedy for sinus issues and allergies, as the potent vapors work well to open up the sinus cavity and promote healthy breathing. The astringent properties of rabbit tobacco tea also work well to soothe upset stomachs.
Rabbit tobacco was utilized by the early settlers and Native Americans as a natural remedy and food seasoning. Rabbit tobacco is also an effective natural repellent against spiders and insects in the arachnid family. Dried rabbit tobacco sprinkled on window sills and underneath kitchen sinks helps to keep these pesky insects away without the use of chemicals.Learn more about Botany
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