- Medicinal Plants
- 50 Navajo Tea seeds, Thelasperma filifolium, USDA Organic
50 Navajo Tea seeds, Thelasperma filifolium, USDA Organic
Also known as Hopi tea or Greenthread, Navajo Tea is an important medicinal plant from the southwestern US. A low-growing, big-flowering, eye-catching native species suitable for pathway borders.
The entire plant, from leaves to yellow petals, can be used as a yellow dye source. Native Americans made an herbal tea to alleviate aches and pain. Luteolin, one of the flavonoids found in Navajo Tea, is notable for its anti-inflammatory effects.