Working with Butcher’s Broom
Butcher’s broom has been used since the time of Dioscorides as a diaphoretic, diuretic, and aperient. In more recent times, it has become quite popular as a treatment for venous insufficiency with such conditions as thrombophlebitis, varicose veins, and hemorrhoids. The herb is used internally or externally as a general tonic to the veins. Butcher’s broom acts as a liver regulator for jaundice and for improving overall circulation and relieving edema.
Butcher’s Broom has a taste of BITTER, ACRID and a temperature of COOL.
Conditions treated with Butcher’s Broom
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The information offered in this database is not intended as a substitute for any that may have been prescribed by your health practitioner or physician.