Ribes nigrum is a plant with numerous beneficial properties. It is especially appreciated for its characteristics which, when used in the form of glycerine macerate, make it a real natural antihistamine, especially useful for relieving the symptoms of pollen allergies.
Il Ribes nigrum it is a plant with numerous beneficial properties. It is especially appreciated for its characteristics which, when used in the form of glycerine macerate, make it a real natural antihistamine, especially useful for relieving the symptoms of pollen allergies.
When we talk about Ribes nigrum we are referring to the botanical name of the black currant plant, also known as cassis. For years the black currant was grown almost solely for food but now the interest in this plant and its fruits mainly concerns its therapeutic uses.
The use of black currant is useful in health conditions such as rhinitis, conjunctivitis, asthma, dermatitis, urticaria, but also flu states, sore throats, bronchitis and musculoskeletal pains, as well as in all those situations in which it is present an inflammatory state.
La mother tincture of Ribes nigrum and glycerine macerate of Ribes nigrum however, they have different properties, effects and uses.
Mother tincture of Ribes nigrum
La mother tincture of Ribes nigrum it is prepared starting from the fresh leaves of the plant. It is a herbal remedy believed to be useful for draining and detoxifying the body.
Le recommended doses as regards the intake of the mother tincture of Ribes nigrum - as indicated by the Herbalist Doctor Cassani - go 30 to 60 drops two to three times a day, depending on your state of health and the reasons for using this remedy.
The mother tincture of Ribes nigrum is also indicated as a suitable remedy in case of rheumatism, arthrosis and gout. In particular, Madrenatura Erboristeria indicates the following: for rheumatism, arthrosis and gout take 30 drops of Ribes nigrum mother tincture, in a little water, 3-4 times a day, for 2 months. If necessary, repeat the treatment after one month of suspension.
In any case, even with regard to natural remedies, it is always good to avoid do-it-yourself and ask the herbalist, doctor and pharmacist for advice to receive more information on the type of remedy to be taken, doses and timing. of treatment.
Glycerine macerate of Ribes nigrum
Il blackcurrant soaked in black butter it is prepared starting from the maceration of the fresh buds of the plant and is recommended especially in case of respiratory allergies. Herbalist Beatrice Ciarletti recommends taking Ribes nigrum glycerine macerate 2 times a day, one in the morning and one in the evening, during allergy season, which can change, for example, based on the pollen you are allergic to. The herbalist suggests taking 50 drops of Ribes nigrum glycerine macerate diluted in water, away from meals.
Ribes nigrum has tonic properties and therefore its administration it does not have the side effect of sleepiness typical of antihistamine drugs.
There are different types of allergies, the seasonal one caused by pollen (and related symptoms) can be controlled quite well with herbal medicine. One of the best known remedies is precisely Ribes nigrum.
It might be useful to start taking Ribes nigrum glycerine macerate in December for prevent spring allergies. In any case, consult your herbalist, pharmacist or doctor for more information on Ribes nigrum as a natural remedy to be taken correctly according to your health conditions.
Finally, the Ribes nigrum macerate is indicated in all types of inflammation, in the febrile syndromes, In 'influence, in recurrent sinusitis, in bronchial asthma, in allergies in urticaria.
Watch the video with theherbalist Beatrice Ciarletti to learn more about Ribes nigrum as a natural remedy.
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