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Willow herb Dried Small Flower Cut - 100 g - Herbal Collection

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Epilobium angustifolium

Willowherb Dried Small Flower Cut - 100 g - Herbal Collection



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Source : http://www.wikiphyto.org/wiki/Willow herb


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plant name


Fireweed, Fireweed


International Latin denomination


Chamaenerion angustifolium (L.) Scop., Epilobium angustifolium L.


botanical family


Oenotheraceae (Onagraceae)


Description and habitat


Parts used


  • Aerial part


Dosage forms available


Usual dosages




Main components of the plant



Main components of buds or young shoots


Main components of essential oil




Plant properties



Bud properties


Properties of essential oil




Indications of the whole plant (phytotherapy)


  • Benign prostatic hypertrophy and associated voiding disorders
  • epididymite, orchitis, prostatitis


Indications of the bud (gemmotherapy)


Specific indications of essential oil (aromatherapy)


Known or suspected mode of action



Usual formulations


  • Infusion of flowering aerial parts of small-flowered willowherb:
    • 6 grams for a cup of boiling water; infuse for a quarter of an hour. Drink in the evening.
  • Hydroalcohol or mother tincture:
    • 50 drops morning and evening




Possible side effects and precautions for use


Bibliographic references


  1. Go↑ Hiermann A1, Reidlinger M, Juan H, Sametz W. Isolation of the antiphlogistic principle from Epilobium angustifolium. Planta Med. 1991 Aug;57(4):357-60.
  2. Go↑ Igor A. Schepetkin, Liliya N. Kirpotina, Larissa Jakiw, Andrei I. Khlebnikov, Christie L. Blaskovich, Mark A. Jutila, Mark T. Quinn. Immunomodulatory Activity of Oenothein B Isolated from Epilobium angustifolium. The Journal of Immunology, 2009, vol. 183 no. 10, pp 6754-6766
  3. Go↑ D. Lesuisse, J. Berjonneau, C. Ciot, P. Devaux, B. Doucet, J. F. Gourvest, B. Khemis, C. Lang, R. Legrand, M. Lowinski, P. Maquin, A. Parent, B. Schoot, G. Teutsch. Determination of Oenothein B as the Active 5-α-Reductase-Inhibiting Principle of the Folk Medicine Epilobium parviflorum. J. Nat. Prod., 1996, 59 (5), pp 490–492. PMID 8778238
  4. Go↑ Ramstead AG1, Schepetkin IA, Quinn MT, Jutila MA. Oenothein B, a cyclic dimeric ellagitannin isolated from Epilobium angustifolium, enhances IFNγ production by lymphocytes. PLoS One. 2012;7(11):e50546.
  5. Go↑ Stolarczyk M1, Naruszewicz M, Kiss AK. Extracts from Epilobium sp. herbs induce apoptosis in human hormone-dependent prostate cancer cells by activating the mitochondrial pathway. J Pharm Pharmacol. 2013 Jul;65(7):1044-54.
  6. Go↑ Ruszová E1, Cheel J, Pávek S, Moravcová M, Hermannová M, Matějková I, Spilková J, Velebný V, Kubala L. Epilobium angustifolium extract demonstrates multiple effects on dermal fibroblasts in vitro and skin photo-protection in vivo. Gen Physiol Biophys. 2013 Sep; 32 (3): 347-59
  • I. Slacanin, A. Marston, K. Hostettmann, N. Delabays, C. Darbellay. Isolation and determination of flavonol glycosides from epilobium species. Journal of Chromatography A, Volume 557, 20 September 1991, Pages 391-398 [1]



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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