Yerba Santa – Fire Follower & Phlegm Fighter

First published Juen 29, 2018 Yerba santa – Eriodictyon californicum – is native to California and Oregon. Its common name is Spanish for “sainted weed” or “blessed herb.” Native people are thought to have educated the early missionaries about plant uses. Habitat This sun-loving plant generally grows on east or south-facing slopes. It can be found near Douglas-fir, Madrone, Ponderosa Pine, Jeffry pine,  Black, Blue, …