Gemmotherapy Ribes nigrum (Black currant)
Ribes nigrum or Blackcurrant, is widespread in the wild throughout Europe. It is a shrub about two metres high. The leaves have three to five lobes and alternate, with small essential oil glands located on their underside. The small flowers of this shrub droop in clusters and bloom in the spring.
- Cortisone-like activity
- Chronic diseases
- Natural cortisone (anti-inflammatory/ antiallergenic/ anti-infectious)
- It is a stimulant of the adrenal glands, kidneys, liver, and pancreas
- Musculoskeletal: antirheumatic and anti-inflammatory
- Anti-infectious: Rhino-pharyngitis, sinusitis, colds, otitis, mononucleosis infection, chronic fatigue syndrome, immune stimulant
- Antiallergic: seasonal and year round. Allergic migraines. Anaphylactic reaction to drug reactions or insect bites
- Digestive: gastritis, oesophagitis, apthous ulcers
- Skin: eczema, psoriasis, acne. Urticaria acute and chronic. Rashes, dermatitis, sun allergy
- Stress and fatigue: strengthens the constitution
- Genito-urinary: chronic prostatitis, gout (diuretic), renal insufficiency
- Cardiovascular: Venous tonic, mildly hypotensive
- Adrenal glands: for tired people, lacking enthusiasm, combats drowsiness
- Internal/ external use: acts efficiently against the after effects of insect bites
- Ledoux Frank and Gueniot Gerard (2012) Phytembryotherapy: The Embryo of Gemmotherapy, Editions Amyris, Spain.
- Dr. Reckeweg (2012) Product Catalog, Bio Lonreco. Quebec.