Wall germander – Teucrium Chamaedrys
Wall germander is an herb that has many therapeutic applications, either internally or externally. It is scientifically proven that wall germander has a variety of properties such as stimulants, tonics, antioxidants, anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, hypoglycemic, hepatoprotective, antimicrobial, hypolipidemic and astringent.
Particularly beneficial in treating colds, wall germander relieves most of the symptoms, such as nasal congestion, dry cough and fever, while treating upper respiratory tract infections such as chronic cough and bronchitis and fighting asthma. Due to its strong sweating action, this herb is ideal for all types of fever.
In relation to the digestive system, wall germander is particularly effective, as it stimulates digestion and causes the secretion of gastric fluid. As a result, it helps a lot in the treatment of indigestion, while like any digestive enhancer, it is a very good appetizer, treating anorexia. The anti-inflammatory action of wall germander, in combination with its antimicrobial action, makes it very good for treating a variety of stomach ailments, such as ulcers, inflammatory diseases and duodenum.
As a natural stimulant and diuretic, it stimulates kidney function and the gallbladder as a bile duct. It is considered effective in rheumatism and arthritis pains and treats gout.
The hypoglycemic action of wall germander, normalizes sugar levels while its hypolipidemic action reduces cholesterol levels. Actively helps reduce high blood pressure and protects against circulatory disorders. At the same time, it protects the liver from diseases and helps protect the organs from oxidation. Its consumption contributes to the protection against jaundice, scurvy, megalosplenia and splenic occlusions.
The use of this herb treats serious menstrual problems, such as amenorrhea and oligomenorrhea, as a powerful emmenagogue and treats leukorrhea.
Externally, the anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial action of wall germander helps to accelerate wound healing, treatment of abscesses, dandruff, varicose veins and stretch marks. Wall germander also relieves intense and persistent itching.
Wall germander has no recorded side effects, and is generally considered harmless. Overconsumption in large quantities and for a prolonged period, however, can cause liver problems.
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