Description. Foxberries are widely used in northern Europe, notably in Scandinavia. Scandinavian people like foxberries and use them for food as a source of vitamins and essential nutrients. But it is important to know that foxberry leaves are of great value too. They have antimicrobial, cholagogic, astringent and anti-inflammatory effects. Leaves preparations help strengthen capillaries and stimulate host defenses. Foxberry leaves contain Vitamins, flavonoids, tannins, acids and other nutrients. Leaves preparations are often used as a supportive therapy during recovery periods. And finally this herb stimulates nitrogen metabolism. Use. Foxberry leaves are used for stones in urinary bladder, pyelonephritis, cystitis, prostatitis, gonorrhea for its diuretic, antiseptic. Leaves decoction is used for nephropathy and pregnancy edemas, for insular diabetes of pregnant women, as a supportive for pyelonephritis of the pregnant and during post-natal period. Foxberry leaves decoction inhalations are useful for chronic pneumonia, bronchitis and upper airways disorders. Leaves decoction is of great help for gastritis, diarrhea and other stomach disorders. Some people use it as a gargle for quinsy, tonsillitis and mouth inflammations.
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