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Hazelwort (Asarum europaeum)

Slightly toxic



anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, nausea-inducing

Areas of application:

Alcoholism, as an emetic, constipation, menstrual cramps, headaches, abortifacients, viscous mucus in the bronchi, bronchial asthma

Plant parts used:


Collection time:


To find:

In moist forests on calcareous soils under the trees.


essential oil, asarone, phenylpropane derivatives


The inconspicuous flowers are brownish-red and the evergreen leaves impress with their shine and kidney shape.

If a person or animal was sick, the old Germanic magic plant was used to fumigate the illness.

🛑 If you overdose, your stomach, liver, kidneys and intestines will be damaged.

Hildegard von Bingen: The Hazelwort is warm and has a dangerous power within it. Therefore, human nature fails them more than it benefits them.

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