Gemmotherapy Cornus sanguinea (Dogwood)
Cornus sanguinea, or Dogwood is a shrub that can grow up to five metres high. There are forty species of Dogwood which are found widespread in the woods, hedgerows, and forest edges. The wood is hard and it has an extensive root system that fixes the ground.
- Brings endocrine function into balance
- Anti-necrotic (in first stages of post infarct)
- Anticoagulant (for sticky, thick, or elevated platelets)
- Enhances the normal physiology of clotting, thereby maintaining blood fluidity
- Prevents impending infarction
- Anti-necrotic properties on tissues
- Drains arteries on the arterial level and is anti-inflammatory
- Anti-thrombotic remedy
- Stimulates bone marrow
- Stimulates kupffer cells of the liver
- Cardiovascular system: acute thrombosis, acute necrosis, infarction (first stages), post stent surgery, coronary insufficiency, coronaritis
- Bipolar disorder: issues of blood coagulation- anticoagulant when heparin resistance test is high
- Tonic action on arteries during atherosclerosis
- Renal system: active in nephrosis
- Glandular system: (for endrocrine balancing through drainage): major remedy for hypothyroidism with thyrotoxicosis, goitre, exopthalmia
- Ledoux Frank and Gueniot Gerard (2012) Phytembryotherapy: The Embryo of Gemmotherapy, Editions Amyris, Spain.
- Dr. Reckeweg (2012) Product Catalog, Bio Lonreco. Quebec.