Latin – Myrtus communis
Parts : Leaves
Origin : Turkey
Other Names : Common Myrtle, Habbal-Aas, Habb-Ul-Aas, Herbe du Lagui, Mirto, Mourd, Murta, Myrte, Myrte Commun, Myrti Aetheroleum, Myrti Folium, Myrtus communis, Nerte, Roman Myrtle, True Myrtle.
Uses : Myrtle is widely taken internally to treat Lung infections including whopping Cough, Bronchitis, Tuberculosis etc. Also used for fungal infections.
Precautions : Generally a safe herb to use. Still consult Herbalist or Medical Practitioner before giving it to young Children or using during Pregnancy