top of page

Snowdrop (Galanthus nivalis)

Slightly toxic


Schneeglöckchen

Effect:

Heart-effective, nerve-strengthening


Areas of application:

Heart disease, heart valve weakness, heart valve defects, Alzheimer's


Plant parts used:

Onion


Collection time:

before or after flowering


To find:

Snowdrops are under strict nature protection, which means collecting them in nature is prohibited!!

Grows in moist deciduous and mixed forests in swampy places and headwaters near streams and in floodplains. Settlement is possible in suitable places in gardens.


Ingredients:

Alkaloids, including galanthamine


Miscellaneous:

Because of the white flower color, snowdrops are considered harbingers of death. They are not allowed to be brought into the house.


The snowdrop is very rarely used in folk medicine. It is more valued as the first source of food for bees and butterflies.

1 view0 comments

Related Posts

See All
bottom of page