Butcher’s Broom Herb

Butcher’s Broom

Ruscus Aculeatus

Butcher's Broom
Butcher’s Broom

Ruscus aculeatus has mildly astringent, anti-inflammatory and diuretic properties.

Butcher’s Broom has a long history of use in the a long history of use in Mediterranean regions of being a go-to remedy for treating varicose veins and associated ulcers. It can be used topically for varicose veins, hemorrhoids, and spider veins. Make a compress, or decoction and soak the area.

Ruscus aculeatus (butcher’s broom) has been researched as a potential treatment for orthostatic hypotension.

A tea can be made from the root. Make sure you find the proper dosing information for you, some people have noticed gastric upset with use.
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