|Posted by Kerstin on June 25, 2016 at 6:25 PM|
Cleavers is considered to be the best lymphatic tonic in the western herbal pharmacopoeia, and is both alterative and diurietic. Most commonly used in a tincture, this herb's primary benefit is its ability to tone the lymphatic system, relieving swollen, enlarged lymph glands. It is said to act extensively on the lymphatic system and to be effective in removing and draining poisons, detoxifying the tissues and removing trapped bacteria from the lymph glands, helping to relieve glandular fever, swollen or enlarged lymph glands, adenoids and tonsillitis and any other ailment that would benefit from lymphatic drainage support.
Cleavers extract is considered one of the best herbal cleansing tonics and has been used as a topical herbal remedy for skin problems such as eczema, psoriasis and insect bites, as it soothes itchy skin.
Cleavers herbal extracts increases urination and helps to purify the blood, the kidneys, as well as helping to remove toxins from the body. Cleavers has also been used to alleviate inflammatory urinary diseases, expel kidney stones and gravel, relieve edema, and generally help cleanse the system when the body is failing to rid itself of pollutants. It can be used as a tonic for detoxification and it is high in vitamin C which boosts the immune system. In combination with other herbs, juices and treatments, Cleavers will boost cancer treatment effectiveness.
Some have used Cleavers as an appetite suppressant for obesity. It has been indicated that the herbal benefits of Cleavers also works as a mild laxative, and is said to help those who are struggling with high blood pressure and insomnia.
Internally: Use 6-12 drops in juice or water, under the tongue, or as desired. Relief from edema is usually rapid, when 20 or 30 drops are taken with water. May be taken 3 times daily. Shake well. Store in cool, dark place.
Externally: Use 5-15 drops diluted with some water and apply to affected area to treat skin ailments such as psoriasis, eczema and inflammations or abrasions on the skin. It is used as a remedy for insect bites since it heals rashes and soothes the itching sensation.
Ingredients: Cleavers Herb, Distilled Water and Grain Alcohol
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