Gordolobo Plant

Firstly Happy NewYear !!

This unique herb also known as Rabbit Tobacco, is a natural liver and blood cleanser, cough reliever, and powerful mucus eliminator.

Gordolobo is Spanish for “fat wolf” but in Mexico, there are 12 different plants with the same name. The type we’re talking about today is called Psuedognaphalium obtusifolium in the botanical world.

Where to Find This Herb

Loves to grow in dry, sandy habitats and places with disturbed soil; in meadows, fields, and woodland clearings. It grows in the Canadian Maritimes, throughout most of Eastern North America and down to Florida, Texas and Wisconsin.

Gordolobo has been used to treat a huge variety of conditions:

  • Abdominal cramps
  • Asthma
  • Bruises
  • Colds
  • Coughs
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dysentery
  • Excess Mucus
  • Fevers
  • Flu
  • Haemorrhage
  • Impotence
  • Leukorrhea
  • Low libido
  • Menstrual pains
  • Migraine
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Pneumonia
  • Sore throat
  • Sciatica
  • Sprains
  • Tumour
  • Upset stomach

Gordolobo Tea

  • Take 6 to 8 Gordolobo leaves and steep them in boiling water
  • This is an excellent natural remedy for sinus congestion and ulcers


  • Boil a cup of hot water and add 8 to 10 large leaves.
  • Put the mixture in a bowl, place a towel over your head and bowl and inhale the beautiful aroma.

This is such an underrated plant that needs to be shared.

Take care for now, see you in 2 weeks.

About Shaun

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