Honeysuckle (Lonicera Pericylmenum)

Honeysuckle health benefitsEuropean Honeysuckle (Lonicera Pericylmenum) is a shrub with amazing very beautiful tubular flowers of yellow and white color, with mesmerizing and uplifting light fragrance. It is common throughout the Northern Hemisphere, along with its “sister”, Japanese honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica) which growth mainly in the Far East. Honeysuckle, mostly its flowers and their extracts, has been used for centuries in folk medicine as a natural solution for a variety of health conditions.

Health benefits of honeysuckle include cleansing, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, tonic, sedative, expectorant, diuretic, antibiotic and other properties. Honeysuckle flowers contain such valuable natural compounds as volatile oils, tannins, inositol, luteolin, as well as potassium, magnesium, calcium, vitamin C and others. Herbal tinctures, herbal teas and essential oil are the most commonly used honeysuckle products. Below, there’s a list of medicinal uses of this plant.

  • health benefits of honeysuckleIt is an effective natural remedy to treat the symptoms of asthma.
  • Anti-inflammatory health benefits of honeysuckle can be used to treat various intestinal infections.
  • As a natural expectorant, honeysuckle can assist in treating most of respiratory system problems, including various infections.
  • It is a very effective herbal remedy for streptococcal bacteria.
  • Honeysuckle tea and extracts can be used to reduce such symptom of various diseases as fever.
  • This natural remedy can be used to combat diarrhea, nausea and other minor digestive disorders.
  • Honeysuckle tea is reported¬† to help relieve headaches.
  • In modern medicine, valuable honeysuckle health benefits include treating urinary infections.
  • Healing actions of honeysuckle include preventing various bladder problems.
  • Honeysuckle health benefits include calming effects and this remedy can be recommended to those who suffer from anxiety, nervous tension, inability to focus and other symptoms of stresses.
  • It can be used to treat various skin infections like acne, dermatitis and so on.
  • Honeysuckle products are good to treat and prevent eye and ear infections.
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