Health Benefits of European Elder
European alder is known by the common name of ‘Alnus Glutinosa’. This herb is known to be beneficial for health as well as wellbeing and belongs to the common genus of plant called as Alnus. It is known to be primarily found in Europe and is known to grow up to a height of 100 metres. This plant is known to have wide aerated branches and is known to contain curved leaves which are dark green in colour. This plant is known to have flowers which are a little yellow in appearance. It also bears fruit which is brown in colour however is known to be greenish in its early stages. Some of the health advantages of this herb are known to be mentioned under.
Primary Use of this Herb
This herb is utilised to a wide extent for treatment of numerous oral issues such as cavities as well as foul smell. It is also known to be beneficial for the working of the digestive tract.
Chemical and Nutrient Content in European Alder
- Tannic Acid
Health Benefits of European Alder
Is known to help maintain oral health
Alder is known to possess astringent properties and is therefore known to be beneficial in treatment of numerous oral issues such as cavities and foul smell.
Is known to help stop bleeding
This herb has been known to be effective in treating external as well as internal bleeding. It is known to be one of the effective cures of scabies an infection caused by itch mite.
Helps treat inflammation
The decoction prepared from this herb is known to be helpful in treatment of numerous inflammation issues. It is known to treat shivering or shaking if caused and can effectively eliminate rheumatism.
Acts as a prevention agent against cancer
The decoction prepared from this herb has been known to effectively treat issues such as cancer particularly those occurring in face, tongue and breast.
How to Use
- It is mainly consumed in the form of decoction also.
No serious side effects of this herb.