Butchers Broom Root {Ruscus aculeatus}

Butchers Broom Root is a great medicinal herb to be used in cases of chronic venous insufficiency and heaviness in the legs. It is helpful in cases of hemorrhoids and burning and itching of the legs. The name comes from old Europe when butchers would bundle the shrub into a broom and sweep/cleanse their cutting blocks, due to the stiffness of the material.

Family Liliaceae

Parts used The rhizome, or root

Cardiovascular Vascular Tonic, Anti-inflammatory, Vasoconstrictor, Anti-hemorrhagic

Associated Systems Cardiovascular system

Chronic venous insufficiency, Cramps in the legs, itching, and swelling, Edema (lymph), Diabetes, diabetic retinopathy, Hemorrhoids, PMS, Hypertension.

Warnings & Interactions: 1A {Safety Chart}

This monograph does not intend to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or illness. It is always advisable to consult with your trusted Herbalist or healthcare professional prior to use. Click here to book your appointment.

. European Medicines Agency. Assessment Report on Ruscus aculeatus L., Rhizoma. London: European Medicines Agency; 2008.
. https://www.herbalgram.org/resources/herbalgram/issues/85/table-of-contents/herb-profile-butchers-broom/


Add Butchers Broom Root to your own custom botanical blend and build your own infusion.


Get 10% off your first order

Sign up now to be an exclusive member of our community for extra special perks.

Thank you for subscribing!