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Chelidonium majus / Greater Celandine Tincture

Tincture made by a process of hydro-ethanolic percolation, with a ratio of 1 part Greater Celandine to 5 parts liquid. Liquid comprises of 55% water and 45% sugar beet derived ethanol.
Chelidonium majus / Greater Celandine Tincture is available for purchase in increments of 0.25 litres (l)

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Tincture made by a process of hydro-ethanolic percolation, with a ratio of 1 part Greater Celandine to 5 parts liquid. Liquid comprises of 55% water and 45% sugar beet derived ethanol. 

Chelidonium majus, commonly known as greater celandine or tetterwort, , nipplewort, or swallowwort, is a herbaceous perennial plant, the only species in the genus Chelidonium. It is native to Europe and western Asia and introduced widely in North America.

While the greater celandine belongs to the poppy family, the lesser celandine belongs to the buttercup family.

The whole plant is toxic in moderate doses as it contains a range of isoquinoline alkaloids but there are numerous therapeutic uses when used at the correct dosage.The main alkaloid present in the herb and root is coptisine.

 

Medicinal Action and Uses

Analgesic – relieves pain.

Antimicrobial – The herb has also antimicrobial effect and may be helpful as an external treatment for fungal infections.

Cholagogic – promotes the discharge of bile. Chelidonin has an antispasmodic effect and seems to specifically target the bile duct and bronchi.

Oncostatic – halts the spread of a cancer

Sedative – has mild tranquilizing properties.

Skin Complaints - The milky latex has been used externally to remove warts, soften corns and detach bad teeth.

 

Packaging

Product is supplied in amber PET bottles with tamper evident screw tops.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Common Name Greater Celandine Tincture
Weight 1.188000
Country of Manufacture United Kingdom

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