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Ramsons / Wild Garlic Cut Leaves - 75 g - Herbal Collection

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Ramsons / Wild Garlic Cut Leaves - 75 g - Herbal Collection

 Allium Ursinum



    May help with


    • depurative
    • cardio protective
    • neuro protection
    • antiseptic
    • antifungal


    Source : http://www.wikiphyto.org/wiki/wild garlic


    Reference on http://www.wikiphyto.org


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    plant name


    Wild garlic , wild garlic , stalked garlic, broad-leaved garlic


    International Latin denomination


    Allium ursinum L


    botanical family


    Alliaceae (Liliaceae)


    Description and habitat


    • Herbaceous plant of cool and shady undergrowth, edges of streams, 20 to 50 cm high, with white flowers
    • The foliage gives off a strong smell of garlic when crushed
    • Social plant that can form large colonies


    History and tradition


    • Very old medicinal plant known to the Celts and Germans
    • The bulb and leaves are edible (it is used raw in salads)
    • Beware of the risk of confusion with lily of the valley or colchicum , which are very toxic or even fatal
      • Only wild garlic has an alliaceous smell


    Parts used


    • bulb and leaves


    Dosage forms available



    Usual dosages




    Main components of the plant



    Main components of buds or young shoots


    Main components of essential oil




    Plant properties


    • Depurative
    • Cardioprotection, anti-hypertensive action due to angiotensin converting enzyme inhibition effect [1] , [2]
    • Anti-aggregant in the same way as Allium sativum [3]
    • Neuroprotection [4]
    • Antiseptic, antifungal [5]
    • Anthelminthique


    Bud properties


    Properties of essential oil




    Indications of the whole plant (phytotherapy)


    • High blood pressure
    • Cardiovascular protection


    Indications of the bud (gemmotherapy)


    Specific indications of essential oil (aromatherapy)


    Known or suspected mode of action


    Usual formulations




    Possible side effects and precautions for use


    • Main risk: confusion with thrush or colchicum , very toxic or even fatal
    • Gastralgies


    Bibliographic references


    1. Go↑ Rietz B, Isensee H, Strobach H, Makdessi S, Jacob R. Cardioprotective actions of wild garlic (allium ursinum) in ischemia and reperfusion. Mol Cell Biochem. 1993 Feb 17;119(1-2):143-50. PMID 8455576
    2. Go↑ Sendl A, Elbl G, Steinke B, Redl K, Breu W, Wagner H. Comparative pharmacological investigations of Allium ursinum and Allium sativum. Planta Med. 1992 Feb;58(1):1-7. PMID 1620734
    3. Go↑ Hiyasat B, Sabha D, Grotzinger K, Kempfert J, Rauwald JW, Mohr FW, Dhein S. Antiplatelet activity of Allium ursinum and Allium sativum. Pharmacology. 2009;83(4):197-204. doi: 10.1159/000196811. PMID 19174616
    4. Go↑ Mathew BC, Biju RS. Neuroprotective Effects of Garlic A Review. Libyan J Med. 2008; 3(1): 23–33. texte intégral
    5. Go↑ Radu Vasile Bagiu, Brigitha Vlaicu, Monica Butnariu. Chemical Composition and in Vitro Antifungal Activity Screening of the Allium ursinum L. (Liliaceae). Int J Mol Sci. 2012; 13(2): 1426–1436. texte intégral
    • Salomeia Putnoky, Angela Caunii, Monica Butnariu. Study on the stability and antioxidant effect of the Allium ursinum watery extract. Chem Cent J. 2013; 7: 21. texte intégral
    • G. Dilip Reddy, A. Gopala Reddy, G.S. Rao, M. Vijay Kumar. Pharmacokinetic interaction of garlic and atorvastatin in dyslipidemic rats. Indian J Pharmacol. 2012 Mar-Apr; 44(2): 246–252. texte intégral


    Store in a cool, dry place, away from light. Keep tightly closed, away from the reach of Children and pets.

    Do not exceed the daily dose.


    This product is not intended to prevent or cure any form of illness or disease.

    If you are pregnant or nursing ; If you have a medical condition or are in the course of medical treatment ; If you are programmed for theater/operation in the near future, please consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product.


    This product cannot replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.


    This product has not been evaluated by the SAHPRA for its quality, safety or intended use.


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