Mistletoe Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients
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Viscum Album - Mother Tincture
Action of Mistletoe
Nutrients in Mistletoe
Stems, Leaves, Berries, Leafy , Young Twigs,
Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Mistletoe
Mistletoe is poisonous. Discussion with a Doctor is must before use.
Initially begin with small doses, continue if it suits you. Stop consuming if you experience any complications.
Large doses for long time may cause the following problems.
Avoid during Pregnancy and Breast Feeding.
Heart patient should avoid the consumption of Mistletoe, as it may worsen the conditions. Like Heart patients people with Leukemia should also avoid Mistletoe.
If you are on any medication then it is better to consult with your doctor before consuming it.
If you have gone through an Organ transplant surgery or any other kind of Surgery, avoid, Viscum Album. As the immune system will become more active and may cause complications. It may affect the Blood Pressure in the recovery period.
Avoid use If you are having Autoimmune Disorders such as :
Caution : Mistletoe is a potent remedy in lowering the Blood Pressure. When taken with other Blood Pressure lowering medication, Hypotension may occur. If the patient experiences Low Blood Pressure, reduce the dosage of the Blood Pressure reducing medication.
Mistletoe is a plant.
It is evergreen.
It grows in a subtropical climate.
It grows up to 2 M.
Best used for Cancer and regulating Blood Pressure. Its action on the cardiovascular system is bipolar. It lowers High BP and will raise Low BP to a level best for you.
In TCM :
Mistletoe : Sang Ji Sheng
Meridians Associated: Liver, Heart and Kidneys.
Materia Medica for Mistletoe
Mistletoe is sedative in nature.
It provides a calmness and a soothing effect to the Nerves and prevent the risk Hyperactivity.
It induces the blood flow and helps in treating High Blood Pressure.
Its extract is effective in treating Anxiety, Dizziness and Headache.
It gives a soothing effect and reduces the inflammation of Joints associated with Arthritis.
Mistletoe has been used in case of ADHD, Epilepsy and Vertigo.
Caution : Consult a doctor before consuming it.
Take out the juice of Mistletoe berries. Put some drops on a cotton ball and apply on the affected area.
Soak the leaves and twigs of Mistletoe in some water. When the water has been absorbed, press and take out the juice. Massage it onto the skin.
Make a tea by boiling Mistletoe leaves in some water. Use it as a wash for swelling caused by mild frostbite.
Boil Mistletoe leaves and fresh twigs in some water. Put a cloth into this water and wrap around the affected area.
OR Put this warm water slowly over the affected area and give a light massage.
Have tea made from the leaves of Mistletoe. Take one cup once a day
Prepare a decoction, made of Mistletoe leaves and one cup of hot water. Consume 1 teaspoon of it 3-4 times a day.