Cleavers (Galium Aparine) are annual plants that belong to the Madder Family. They grow in the temperate areas of North Africa, Europe, Asia, and North America.
Cleavers benefits are related to the plant’s diuretic, detoxifying, tonic, soothing, cleansing, and demulcent properties, which make Cleavers a preferred herbal treatment for many people around the world.
They have a light, sweet and pleasant scent while their herbal, grassy, fresh, woody, and green flavour resembles that of peas.
Cleavers have been traditionally used as a herbal remedy by many ancient peoples throughout history. In ancient Greece, shepherds used to use this plant as a filter for milk. They thought this would give the milk the plant’s healing and purifying properties. Cleavers have also been used for centuries in traditional Chinese herbal medicine.
To enjoy Cleavers benefits you can experiment with a wide range of recipes.
A Purifying and Wellness-Boosting Tea or Infusion- This ingredient can be used to prepare a great herbal tea or infusion. This is a great way to enjoy this plant’s cleansing properties.
A Special Ingredient to Add to Your Smoothie - in its fresh state - or you can juice it (with a macerating juicer).
Use Cleavers to Make Your Homemade Vinegar - Cleavers can also be used to prepare Herbal Spring Vinegar. It pairs well with other herbs like Dandelion and Nettle What About an Amazingly Delicious Pesto? - This is another, original way to use Cleavers as an ingredient. You can use Cleavers as a substitute for Basil and create your own unique pesto before serving it with pasta or in any other way you prefer
Other Cleavers Recipes - Cleavers can also be used as a potherb or as a special ingredient for juices and spring tonics.
Discover Cleaver Benefits. It's Cleansing, Diuretic, and Soothing Properties will give You a Great Boost.