butcher's broom


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butcher's broom

butcher's broom

Increases circulation, particularly legs, feet, hands and brain. Silica content strengthens blood vessels, great for skin. Used for constipation, hemorrhoids, hypotension, inflammation, carpal tunnel syndrome, varicose veins, bladder, kidneys. Low evergreen with pointy leaves, small, greenish, white/purple flowers that seem to grow in the middle of each leaf and red berries.
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Butcher's broom is clearly an underestimated herb--one that has the backing of an impressive array of clinical trials--for the management of chronic venous insufficiency.
Butcher's broom has been reported to exhibit improved venous emptying (Lozes 1984) and decreased capillary filtration rate (Rudofsky 1991).
The light but rich cream contains organic butcher's broom and citrus extract, which tone and help strengthen capillaries, and Avene spring water, known for its soothing and anti irritant properties.
Butcher's broom (Ruscus aculeatus) is an herb that increases circulation in the legs by constricting veins.
Rich cream packed with essential oils and plant extracts such as anti-inflammatory cypress, arnica and butcher's broom. Legs felt refreshed and energised but smelt powerfully of herbs and who wants to whiff like a branch of Holland & Barrett?
Ella Bache's famous Creme Tomate, developed in the 1930s, has butcher's broom extract to help calm redness, pounds 18.92 for 50ml.
Good shrubs for shade include the spotted laurel, Aucuba japonica, Berberis linearifolia, a tough evergreen barberry with orange spring flowers and purple berries, Viburnum tinus, an evergreen with clusters of white winter flowers, and butcher's broom, Ruscus aculeatus, a 30cm (1ft) shrub with insignificant flowers but red berries on female bushes in autumn, and, for partial shade, Choisya ternata, the Mexican orange blossom, with glossy leaves and white flowers.