Healing Properties: The burning bush is antiseptic, tonic and antispasmodic. Used for healing wounds, as a soothing digestive system, as well as influenza and colds. It is anticonvulsant and contributes to the prevention and treatment of circulatory and heart problems, relieves headaches, and stomach upsets, ponodontous and abscesses. It also acts as an antidiabetic, emmenagogue and as an aphrodisiac (that is why Dictamo is also called « Erondas » or tea love in Crete). Usage: used as a medicament in the form of beverage usually replacing the tea with a ratio of 1 g dictamo with 100 g of water.
It helps in weight loss and the disappearance of cellulite. It is diuretic and recommended in cases of kidney stones. The decoction is beneficial and helps when suffering from indigestion, colic and stomach and intestines. It is one of the most famous herbs for the treatment of obesity. The regular use helps to increase the rate of metabolism in the regulation of appetite and diuresis. Still, significantly helps to firm the skin. Choose to drink a cup of decoction approximately 20 minutes before your meals.