Country of Origin: Turkey
Jerusalem thorn or Christ' s thorn
Jerusalem thorn has diuretic properties and helps to lower blood pressure in cases of hypertension. Its diuretic action is particularly beneficial to urinary tract problems. It also helps in the elimination of kidney stones and bladder stones.
Paliurus contributes to the good functioning of the digestive system and it has a laxative effect that fights constipation and diarrhea.
Jerusalem thorn cures problems of the respiratory system. It acts as a spasmolytic and fights cough, bronchitis, even asthma while its expectorant properties help to eliminate mucus and phlegm.
It has anti-inflammatory properties and soothes the pains and inflammations caused by arthritis.
Jerusalem thorn can be applied on the skin to treat dermatoses such as eczema, psoriasis, lichen and atopic dermatitis.
CAUTION! Jerusalem thorn should be avoided during pregnancy
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