Gemmotherapy Corylus avellana (Hazel)
Corylus avellana, or European hazel is a shrub that can reach six metres high and is found growing in the shade of large trees such as Ash and Hornbeam. It also grows in forest edges, thickets, and hedges. Once grown, it can become invasive, with a tendency to grow in dry, calcareous soils.
- Antisclerotic and antithrombotic
- Respiratory system drainage (particularly in the lungs)
- Antisclerotic remedy that breaks up sclerotic tissues
- Lung-drainer, can restore elasticity of the lung through its anti-sclerotic action
- Anticoagulant, normalising thrombus formation
- Stimulates erythropoiesis and granulopoiesis
- Active on hypotonic sclerotic people
- Respiratory system: restores elasticity of the lungs
- Hepatic system: prevents fibrosis from progressing to cirrhosis. Hepatic steatosis (fatty liver)
- Facilitates the synthesis of red blood cells (erythropoiesis) in marrow.
- Circulatory system: active in arteriosclerosis and circulatory stasis, which lead to the occurrence of varicose ulcers. Hypocoagulant, effective in thrombosis and reducing cholesterol.
- Nervous system: useful in depression, neuro-vegetative imbalances, dyspepsia. Also efficient for headaches of hepatic or circulatory origin.
- Renal system: useful in the resorption of edemas of the lower extremities
- Reduces scar tissues, cellulitis
- Ledoux Frank and Gueniot Gerard (2012) Phytembryotherapy: The Embryo of Gemmotherapy, Editions Amyris, Spain.
- Dr. Reckeweg (2012) Product Catalog, Bio Lonreco. Quebec.