Last update June 6, 2014
Very Low Risk
Leaves of the plant and sometimes bark also are used. It contains tannins, pro anthocyanidins and flavonic heterosides (quercitrin, isoquercitrin).
Venous-tonic and anti-inflammatory properties have not been well established.
The Commission E of the German Ministry of Health authorizes its use locally and by suppositories.
We do not have alternatives for Winterbloom since it is relatively safe.
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