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Butcher's broom

Butcher Broom Herb
Broom is a modern woman's wonder-herb. The roots and young stems of this plant are used medicinally. It promotes healthy circulation - especially to the hands and feet. Feeling bloated? Use Butcher's Broom to encourage comfortable water balance. Relieve thButcher's Broom is also known by the names Box Holly, Kneeholm, Kneeholy, Sweet Broom, Pettigree, and Jews Myrtle. Butcher's Broom is so named because the mature branches were bundled and used as brooms by butchers to clean their cutting blocks. The young shoots were sometimes eaten as food. Ancient physicians used the roots as a diuretic in the treatment of urinary problems. Mediterranean healers had used the rhizome for the treatment of a variety of inflammatory disorders. Butcher's Broom has been used for centuries to improve circulation and to relieve discomfort caused by constipation and water retention. Rich in flavonoids such as rutin, Butcher's Broom strengthens the capillary walls and tightens veins supporting the circulatory system. It also promotes blood flow to the brain, hands and legs. Today, Butcher's Broom is also used to alleviate
Butcher Broom Herb
inflammation brought on by carpal tunnel, arthritis, rheumatism, and varicose veins. Butcher's Broom can also be taken to enhance the health of the kidney and bladder. Butcher's Broom contains saponin glycosides called ruscogenins. Research has shown that these ruscogenins possess vasoconstrictive and anti-inflammatory properties. These active ingredients reduce the fragility and permeability of capillaries and constrict the veins. These plant saponin glycosides are the starter compounds for important steroid compounds in the human body. Butcher's Broom has also been taken for weight loss because it contains glycolic acid, a constituent which produces diuretic action.
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