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Fence winch (Calystegia sepium syn. Convolvulus sepium)

Slightly toxic

Fence winch


diaphoretic, laxative, diuretic

Areas of application:

Abdominal pain, flatulence, as a laxative, poorly healing wounds, counteracts fever, promotes sweating, inflammation of the feet, with excessive menstruation, possibly with pneumonia

Plant parts used:

the above-ground herb and the root

Collection time:

July to September

To find:

In riparian forests, near headwaters, in the bushes of streams or small rivers.


Calystegins, tannins, flavonoids, minerals, glycosides


🛑 Warning: Irritates the intestines very quickly!

The fence winch and the field bindweed have the same indications.

Antiviral substances were recently discovered in palm glories that have been used to neutralize HIV viruses.

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