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Melilotus officinalis / Melilot Herb Organic Tincture
£5.24 – £12.96
Organic Tincture made by a process of hydro-ethanolic percolation, with a ratio of 1 part Organic Meliliot Herb to 4 parts liquid. Liquid comprises of 75% water and 25% Organic sugar beet derived ethanol.
Melilotus officinalis, known as yellow sweet clover, yellow melilot, ribbed melilot and common melilot is a species of legume native to Eurasia and introduced in North America, Africa and Australia.
Melilotus officinalis can be an annual or biennial plant, and is 4–6 feet high at maturity.
M. officinalis is native to Europe and Asia and has been introduced to North America as a forage crop. It commonly grows in calcareous loamy and clay soils with a pH above 6.5 and can tolerate cold temperatures and drought; it does not tolerate standing water. Common places where it can be found include open disturbed land, prairies, and savannahs, and it grows in full or partial sunlight. It is an invasive species in areas where it has been introduced, especially in open grasslands and woodlands where it shades and out competes native plant species.
Medicinal Action and Uses
Anticoagulant – has the effect of inhibiting the coagulation of the blood.
Antispasmodic – Used to treat painful congestive menstruation.
Carminative – Used to aid flatulence and intestinal disorders.
Circulatory – Use of the plant helps to reduce the risk of phlebitis and thrombosis. It is also used in treatments for neuralgia, palpitations and varicose veins.
Nervine – Used to treat nervous tension.
Skin Complaints – Externally, it is used to treat eye inflammations, rheumatic pains, swollen joints, severe bruising, boils and erysipelas.
Product is supplied in amber PET bottles with tamper evident screw tops.
250 ml, 500 ml, 1000 ml