Hops flower Herb
Hops Flower Humulus lupulus
Hops is used for anxiety, inability to sleep (insomnia) and other sleep disorders, restlessness, tension, excitability, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), nervousness, and irritability.
Historically used as an effective sedative and remarkable treatment for insomnia. Used as a nervine and tonic, Hops has a calming effect on the entire body. It is said to have a soothing effect on the nervous system that is helpful in treating restlessness, anxiety, stress, nervous diarrhea, hyperactivity, fits, delirium tremens and, of course, insomnia. Used to ease stomach pains, earache, neuralgia and toothache. Hops has been used to kill intestinal parasites (worms) and treat gonorrhea and other sexually transmitted diseases. As a tonic for the liver, Hops is thought to increase the flow of bile.