Ligustrum vulgare

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Latest Edit: Hector 2014-02-18 (EDT)

See Also Gemmotherapy


Key notes

  • Drainage remedy of the skin, mucous membranes and kidneys[2]
  • Chronic intestinal problems

Therapeutic actions

  • Facilitates the oxygenation of blood. Contributes to smoking cessation and decreases the side effects of tobacco in particular arteriosclerosis
  • Decreases cholesterol and is indicated for hyperlipemia and arteriosclerosis
  • Indicated for arthritis, in particular for joint fatigue of the lower limbs, specifically the knee and the ankle. Contributes to reducing lymphatic edema

Clinical indications

  • Digestive: Mouth ulcer, thrush, dental pyorrhea, stomatitis, streptococcus (inhibits), ulcers
  • Respiratory: Angina, bronchitis, chronic pulmonary catarrh, granular pharyngitis, blood oxygenation, smoking
  • Urogenital: Kidney (feeds the yin), sclerosis of the vulva
  • Articular: Arthritis, cellulite, knee, lymphatic edema
  • ENT: Tinnitus, visual acuity, humming in ears, intellectual faculties, sclerosis of the ear, vertigo
  • Circulatory: Arteriosclerosis, cholesterol, hyperlipemia


  1. Ledoux, Frank and Gueniot, Gerard.(2012)Phytembryotherapy: The Embryo of Gemmotherapy, Editions Amyris. Spain.
  2. Dr. Reckeweg (2012)Product Catalog, Bio Lonreco. Quebec.