Rebuilds mucous membranes, especially in gut
Helps restore normal bowel flora
Remineralises, facilitates calcium absorption
Vaccinium vitis-idaea is a female oriented remedy, recommended at menopause (contains a certain amount of estradiol).
Detoxify & repairs the intestinal mucosa.
Helps restore normal bowel flora.
Remineralises, facilitates calcium absorption in the colon.
Acts as a remedy of premature aging at different stages of biological decompensation (conjunctival hyalinosis).
Promotes the elimination of uric acid, urea and cholesterol levels.
It is a good urinary drainer – disinfectant.
Plant indicated when hyalinization (descriptive histologic term referring to any alteration giving a homogenous, glassy pink appearance in routine histologic sections – not a specific pathology but the common result of multiple different mechanisms on tissues and organs) of tissues is the major problem.
In summary the macerate of Vaccinium vitis-idaea is a general-purpose remedy, and a polyvalent antiageing remedy recommended for the elderly.
Menopause: Hot flushes, antispasmodic, uterine fibroids, ovarian hyalinosis (postmenopausal).
Vascular: Vaccinium vitis-idaea also works on arteries and arterioles, of which it prevents the sclerosis and the degeneration of the wall. Arteriosclerosis of the arteries with wall degeneration.
Hyalinosis: Arterial, conjunctival, viral pericarditis, thyroid adenoma.
Musculoskeletal: Osteoporosis (facilitates the absorption of calcium), evolutive chronic polyarthritis.
Uro-genital: Acts on calcium, oxalate stones, nephritis, prostatic problems, recurring cystitis (effective urinary disinfectant + diuretic action and is useful in recurrent cystitis and as drainer of the bladder).
Digestive: Intestinal disinfectant. Bipolar diphasic action, inert colon stimulant in constipation or sedative and antispasmodic in diarrhea. IBS, colitis, colic, duodenum & peptic ulcers, diverticulosis, pseudomembranous colitis post-antibiotic therapy. Constitutes a remarkable intestinal drainer and disinfectant.
Respiratory: Pulmonary fibrosis, long term complications of pulmonary embolism.
Consider in combination with:
Quercus robur, Rubus idaeus, for menopausal symptoms
Tilia tomentosa, Ficus carica, for colitis
Juglans regia, for post antibiotic rebalance of gut mucosa
Rubus fructicosus, Sequoia gigantea, for osteoporosis (Vaccinium vitis-idaea for women, Sequoia gigantea for men)
Rubus fructicosus, Alnus incana, for uterine fibroids
Do not use at the beginning of the treatment in cases of auto-immune diseases, use when the treatment is in the reconstructive phase.
Do not use for disorders associated to elevated estrogen levels (endometriosis / adenomyosis / hormone-dependant cancer).
Precautions for use:
Pregnant women should avoid taking bud extracts with hormonal action like Quercus robur (Oak), Rubus idaeus (Raspberry), Sequoia gigantea (Giant redwood), Vaccinium vitis-idaea (Cowberry).
HerbalGem gemmo complex that contains Vaccinium vitis-idaea:
G23 MENO-GEM (menopause complex)
G26 FEM50+GEM (woman 50+ complex)
Gemmotherapy is a branch of phytotherapy that uses buds and young shoots of trees and shrubs. Gathered in the spring at a key stage of their natural growth cycle, buds and young shoots are freshly handpicked and put in maceration in a solution of water, alcohol, and glycerin to extract all their active principles.
Ingredients | Each drop contains:
Vaccinium vitis-idaea* …………………………….. 0.05 ml
(Cowberry buds) (extract 1:20, QCE 2.5 mg)
Non-medicinal ingredients: glycerin* (vegetal), alcohol*, purified water.
*Organic certification by Certisys-BE1
Adults and children > 12 years take 5-15 drops daily, between meals, pure or diluted in water, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Consult a healthcare practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen.
Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Keep out of reach of children.
Do not use if the safety seal is broken.
Keep in a cool, dry place.