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Sweet Woodruff Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Sweet Woodruff
Glycemic Index / Load
Woodruff, Sweet Woodruff
Botanical Name
Galium Odoratum

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Sweet Woodruff Cures


Action of Sweet Woodruff

Nutrients in Sweet Woodruff

Taste of
Sweet Woodruff

Parts Used

Whole Plant

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Sweet Woodruff

High doses can be toxic.
Long term use may cause Headaches, Blackouts, Liver Damage.
Excessive doses may cause Internal Bleeding.
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Sweet Woodruff is a small flowering plant.
It is perennial.
It grows in a cold climate.
It grows up to 15 Cm.
Best used for Bursitis.
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Materia Medica for Sweet Woodruff

Sweet Woodruff General

Sweet Woodruff is Laxative and Antiarthritic. It prevents and relieves Arthritic symptoms. It possesses Diuretic, Antiinflammatory and Tonic properties. It effectively treats Kidney and Liver disorders. It cures Uterine Cramps, Menopause problems, Nervousness, Dropsy, Varicose Veins, Poor Digestion and Heart problems.
The leaves of Sweet Woodruff are a good source of Tannins. Leaves are Antispasmodic, Cardiac, Diuretic, Sedative and Diaphoretic. An infusion of leavs is used to treat Insomnia, Nervous Tension, Varicose veins, Hepatitis and Jaundice. The bruised leaves are put as a poultice on Cuts and Wounds. It kills bacteria and inhibits the growth of microorganisms. It reduces Inflammation. A decoction of fresh leaves is Cordial and Stomachic. It removes the Biliary obstructions of the Liver. Dried leaves are used as a Tranquilizer.
Externally, it is applied on Wounds and Cuts.
It treats Bladder stones, Neuralgia, Migraine, Depression, Restlessness and Hysteria.
It improves Appetite and reduces Stomach pain.
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