butcher's broom


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Related to butcher's broom: horse chestnut, Gotu Kola

butch·er's broom

(bu'chĕrz brūm)
Herbal remedy extracted from Ruscus aculeatus; of purported use in treating swelling, as a diuretic, and as a laxative.
Synonym(s): box holly, pettigree, sweet broom.
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Celynnen Fair, Ruscus aculeatus; butcher's broom neu thorny broom Llun Ieuan Roberts
Aucuba, eleagnus and butcher's broom are extremely robust and make solid hedges, and variegated holly can also be used.
I use the same standardised herbal formula of horsechestnut, butcher's broom and ginkgo (Horsechestnut complex tablets, HCC) in my practice.
More than 30 clinical trials over the past 30 years or so have demonstrated the benefit of the butcher's broom (Ruscus aculeatus) extract in the management of chronic venous insufficiency.
These include Horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) and Butcher's broom (Ruscus aculeatus).
Butcher's Broom extracts have been used to improve circulation and refresh the skin.