Discover more about Oregon Grape! Not only is it not a grape (rather a berry that looks like a grape), but it is one of the best herbs for Clearing Heat and Draining Damp.
The root, root bark, and stem are all used medicinally and the young leaves and berries are edible, but be forewarned, they are very tart!
The roots are bitter and this is one of those plants that is excellent for treating liver and digestive conditions associated with Heat and Damp.
It also has powerful antimicrobial properties making it useful for treating a wide variety of bacterial, viral, and fungal infections.
Find out more about Oregon Grape.