Very popular in Chinese medicine as a longevity tonic and one of the 50 fundamental herbs. It’s used for recovery of overworked kidneys (which process protein), and adrenals (chronic fatigue). Also assists liver, which is where many vital hormones are made. Helps support vitality of female fertility, menstrual issues, endometriosis, irritable uterus, fibroids, pelvic pain. High in iron. Very helpful for couples 40+. Stimulates production of adrenal cortical hormones, which are anti-inflammatory (great for asthma), and helps produce sex hormones, helps treat impotence, hair loss and hormone deficiencies.
Saponins from the Gypsophila paniculata (baby’s breath) plant have been shown to significantly augment the cytotoxicity of immunotoxins and other targeted toxins directed against human cancer cells. The research groups of Professor Hendrik Fuchs ( Charité University, Berlin, Germany) and Dr David Flavell (Southampton General Hospital, United Kingdom) are working together toward the development of Gypsophila saponins for use in combination with immunotoxins or other targeted toxins for patients with leukaemia , lymphoma and other cancers .