Tone the lymphatic system, relieving swollen, enlarged lymph glands. Cancer, especially cancer in the lymphatic system, is often treated in natural medicine with Cleavers. Iincrease urination and help to purify the blood, the kidneys, as well as helping to remove toxins from the body, alleviate inflammatory urinary diseases, expel kidney stones and gravel, relieve edema, and generally help cleanse the system when the body is failing to rid itself of pollutants. It can be used as a tonic for detoxification and it is high in vitamin C which boosts the immune system. Appetite suppressant for obesity. It has been indicated that the herbal benefits of Cleavers also works as a mild laxative, and is said to help those who are struggling with high blood pressure and insomnia.
Tumor reduction and lymphatic drainage, which is especially indicated when cancer has nodal involvement, effective in removing and draining poisons, detoxifying the tissues and removing trapped bacteria from the lymph glands, helping to relieve glandular fever, swollen or enlarged lymph glands, adenoids and tonsillitis and any other ailment that would benefit from lymphatic drainage support.
Seborrhoea, psoriasis, eczema, and for the treatment of external ulcers and abnormal growths, such as tumors on the skin, contact dermatitis, acne, boils, abscesses and minor injuries.
Increased urine flow, which helps to rid the kidneys and bladder of gravel and stones, clear the urinary tract of various infections, such as cystitis, alleviate prostate disorders, and treat other acute and inflammatory urinary diseases. Relief from edema with venous stasis is usually rapid when 20 or 30 drops are taken with water. Water retention is often a symptom of hormone replacement or HRT, and Cleavers leaf tincture can not only relieve the distress, it will go to the root of the problem and help prevent recurrence.
Anti-tumor activity, particularly when in the skin and breasts and is thought to be especially helpful for easing swollen, sore breasts and benign breast lumps.
Stimulate perspiration and sweating, which not only cools the body and lowers fevers, but also helps to expel toxic wastes through the skin. Cleavers has cooling properties, reducing fevers and resolving eruptive infections such as measles and chicken pox.
Blood-thinning properties, which may have a beneficial effect in reducing blood pressure and platelet aggregation (blood clotting). This quality might be very beneficial in the prevention of arteriosclerosis, strokes, and congestive heart failure.
Contraindications: Currently, there are no known warnings or contraindications.
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