Parts Used - Aerial parts, root.
Figwort is an herb that supports detoxification of the body and may be
used as a treatment for various types of skin conditions. Taken
internally as an infusion or applied externally, figwort is of value in
treating chronic skin diseases such as eczema and psoriasis. Applied
will also help speed the healing of burns, wounds, hemorrhoids, and
ulcers. Figwort's traditional use as a treatment for swellings and
tumors continues in Europe to this day. Figwort is also mildly diuretic,
and it is reputed to be effective when used to expel worms.