Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Mistletoe (Viscum Album)

The Mistletoe is known since ancient times for its medicinal properties , as a diuretic , cardiotonic , hypotensive and vasodilator .
 The report by Hippocrates , Dioscorides , Pliny and Theophrastus . Sacred plant for many European peoples while nowadays marketed in Europe with extract formulation Ixou prescription for adjunctive therapy for many cancers , especially gynecologic apparently that has the ability to kill cancer cells .
 Used in herbal medicine to treat headaches , migraines , nervous crises , hysteria , dyspnea , clouding of the eyes, asthma , as soothing to nervous tachycardia , treatment of hypertension and atherosclerosis , 
 treat problems of the circulatory and respiratory system , and enhance immune system.
 Even helps in menopause , and nephritis in status epilepticus . 

 Its use is restricted to pregnant women and generally needs attention as it has high toxicity .

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