Wild Jamaican Bachelor's Button (Gomphrena Globosa)
This herb is multifaceted and is excellent for promoting Prostate health and Wound healing. When compounded with Sour Sop leaf it is a powerful remedy for swollen Prostates and urination problems. It can be prepared as a tea and the liquid used on cuts/wounds to promote wound healing and serve as an antibacterial. Besides, cuts, sores and Prostate problems, bachelor's buttton is also good for vaginal infections such as trichomonas and yeast infections.
Douche for Vaginal infections: Add 1/2 ounce to 1 quart of boiling water. Turn off stove and steep for 15 minutes. Allow to cool and strain liquid into a douche bag. This makes one douche. Repeat once a day for 3 days until symptoms clear up. If necessary skip a week and repeat.
Prostate Medicine: Use 2 ounces of bachelors button and about 50 sour sop leaves. Boil a pot with 2 quarts of water. Tune off the fire then add the herbs and let it steep until the water is cool. Store the mixture in glass bottles for 7 days. Then use it by taking one ounce three times a day for two weeks. Repeat as needed.
Bachelor's button by itself is a potent tea for prostate health maintenance as well. 1/4 ounce of the herb into 4 cups of boiled water. Steep for 15-20 minutes. Enjoy one cup daily. Store the left over on the refrigerator and reheat as needed or drink it cold. Can be added to fruit smoothies as a liquid base as well.