Corylus avellana has activity on all metabolisms with exception of sugars. It is one of the polyvalent remedies in gemmotherapy.
Antisclerotic remedy that will break down sclerotic tissues.
As a lung drainer it will restore the elasticity of the lung through its anti-sclerotic action.
It has a polyvalent action on the pulmonary and liver tissue, allowing restoration of its elasticity.
Anticoagulant properties, normalizing thrombus formation.
Stimulates erythropoiesis and granulopoiesis
Active on hypotonic sclerotic people.
Seems to show a polarity with the spleen in traditional Chinese medicine.
Respiratory system: Restores elasticity of the lungs. It is indicated in pulmonary stasis and professional lung disease associated with sclerosis, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, cystic fibrosis, pulmonary fibrosis, and chronic asthma.
Hepatic system: Prevents fibrosis from progressing to cirrhosis. Corylus avellana constitutes with Juniperus communis (Juniper), one of the greatest remedies for cirrhosis. Hepatic steatosis (fatty liver). Liver-related anger.
Blood: Is active in hypochromic anemia with cirrhotic or digestive origin (intestinal bleedings). Hazelnut oil is also anti-anemic. Moreover, it facilitates the synthesis of red blood cells (erythropoiesis) in the marrow. Neutropenia.
Circulatory system: Corylus avellana is active in arteriosclerosis and circulatory stasis which lead to the occurrence of varicose ulcers.
Overall hypocoagulant it is effective in thrombosis, reduces cholesterol, acts in necrosis of the extremities which can lead to senile gangrene.
It is also a remedy for arteritis, especially of the lower limbs which can lead to gangrene.
Nervous system: Corylus avellana acts on the nervous equilibrium, useful in depression, neuro-vegetative imbalances, dyspepsia. It is also efficient for headaches of hepatic or circulatory origin.
Renal system: its action at the renal level appears in the resorption of oedemas of the lower extremities (and seems to show a polarity with the spleen in traditional Chinese medicine).
Other: reduces scar tissues, cellulitis.
Consider in combination with:
Alnus glutinosa, for chronic bronchitis
Tamarix gallica, for hypochromic anemia
Ribes nigrum, for cough
Viburnum lantana, for asthma and emphysema
Aesculus hippocastanum, for shortness of breath, dyspnea
Sorbus domestica, for varicose veins, varicose ulcers
Sambucus nigra, for intermittent claudication
Rosmarinus officinalis, for liver-related headaches
Juniperus communis, Corylus avellana, and Secale cereale, for liver detox triad
Do not use if the patient is tuberculosis or mycobacterium avium–intracellulare carrier (rupture of fibrous tissue may convert the carrier state to an active state of the illness).
Never use in cases of lung cancer (may cause metastasis, unless it is used conjointly with chemotherapy).
Use with prudence if given conjointly with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs – Celexa (citalopram), Luvox (fluvoxamine), Paxil (paroxetine), has the capacity to increase serotonin levels
HerbalGem gemmo complex that contains Corylus avellana:
G5 CEL-GEM (lymphatic drainage / anti-cellulite complex)
G21 CELLUSAP (birch sap for joints and muscles)
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:
Corylus avellana* ……………………............................................................................................…. 0.05 ml
(Hazel 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 unless directed by a healthcare practitioner.
Keep out of reach of children.
Do not use if the safety seal is broken.
Keep in a cool, dry place.