Wildcrafted Butchers Broom Root 2 oz

 

Butcher's broom, or Ruscus aculeatus, is an evergreen like shrub with a long history of use in Europe for promoting circulatory system health. Among other benefits, butcher's broom helps tighten blood vessels and capillaries, which has generated interest for use against varicose veins.

Medicinal Uses & Benefits of Butcher's Broom 

How to Use

  • Medicinal Uses: * Cardiovascular  * Cellulite  * Varicose Veins 
  • Properties: * Circulation * Diaphoretic/sudorific * Diuretic * Laxative
  • Parts Used: rhizome, aerial parts
  • Constituents: ascorbic-acid, beta-carotene, calcium, chromium , chrysophanic-acid , cobalt, fiber, glycolic-acid, iron magnesium, manganese, mucilage, niacin, phosphorus, potassium riboflavin, ruscogenin, rutin, selenium thiamin

 

Tea or extract. To make a tea from chopped root, place 1 teaspoon of the herb in a cup of boiling water and allow to steep in a closed teapot for 10 minutes. The teapot should not be heated. Strain before drinking.

 


COMMON NAME

 

Standardized: butcher's broom
Other: box holly

 

BOTANICAL NAME

 

Ruscus aculeatus L.
Plant Family: Liliaceae

 

OVERVIEW

 

INTRODUCTION

Butcher's Broom is a low, shrubby, evergreen plant of the lily family. It is native to the Mediterranean, Southern Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. At one time its stems were used to protect curing meats from rodents and to make brooms for butcher's stalls.

CONSTITUENTS

Ascorbic acid, beta-carotene, calcium, chromium, chrysophanic acid, magnesium, manganese, niacin, riboflavin, ruscogenin, rutin, selenium, tin, zinc.

PARTS USED

The washed and dried root, chopped.

TYPICAL PREPARATIONS

Tea or extract. To make a tea from chopped root, place 1 teaspoon of the herb in a cup of boiling water and allow to steep in a closed teapot for 10 minutes. The teapot should not be heated. Strain before drinking.

 

PRECAUTIONS

 

Specific: No known precautions.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

 

Butchers Broom has a long history of use in herbal medicine traditions as a diuretic and blood vessel toner. Herbal extracts from the roots of the Broom plant seem to have the ability to strengthen and tone blood vessels. Broom is approved by the authoritative German Commission E for chronic venous insufficiency, a condition causing pain, swelling, and fatigue in the calves that is related to varicose veins, and hemorrhoids. Broom may be a good herbal remedy for those who suffer from restless leg syndrome based on its medicinal properties.

Herbalists also use this potent plant in the treatment of poor circulation, irregular heart rhythm, and other related heart problems. Broom is known for it's cleansing and diuretic properties, which makes it useful for treating bladder infections and reducing cellulite. Drinking broom root tea on a consistent basis can also help with chronic dark circles under the eyes. 

 

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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Wildcrafted Butchers Broom Root 2 oz

$3.00Price