Cranberry. Properties. Medicinal Plants

Cranberry (Vaccinium myrtillus)
Bilberry grows in the understory of mountain regions. His blue-black berries are rich in anthocyanins and tannins.

Cranberry Properties
* Used as a cleanser in the treatment of acne, canker sores.
* Enables and promotes circulation. Because this is used in the case of hemeralopia (reduced vision with intense lighting) or with other disorders of the arteries of the eyes. Useful for people who have many hours driving eyestrain.
* Capillary fragility (cuperosis). Produces an attenuation of small veins that appear on the face.
* Very useful in the treatment of urinary tract infections, cystitis, colibacillosis.
* It is also used in the treatment of diabetes and excess uric acid.

Fruits: Varicose veins, haemorrhoids, capillary fragility, arterial, venous insufficiency edema, hemeralopia, retinitis pigmentosa, myopia.

Pages: Diarrhea, diabetes, cystitis, urethritis, pyelonephritis, vulvovaginitis.

In external use: dermatomycoses, stomatitis, eczema, wounds, skin ulcers.

Contraindications of Cranberry
No alcoholic extracts prescribed to children under two years or people with ethyl.

Side effects of cranberry
In case of gastritis or peptic ulcer, tannins may cause gastrointestinal discomfort increased.

Toxicity: 0 - 1 - 2 - 3
Due to considerable hydroquinone content of the leaves, should be prescribed in the form of discontinuous treatments.
Consider the alcoholic content of the fluid extract, tincture and syrup.

(0 = none, 1 = somewhat toxic, 2 = toxic, 3 = very toxic)

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