Black Honeysuckle (Young Shoot Extract), Lonicera nigra


1.7fl oz (50 ml)

Black Honeysuckle’s primary action is as a tonic for the liver, intestines and spleen, stimulating their detoxification process, rejuvenating tissue and resolving acute or post-infection inflammatory states. Its action is to thin mucus from the sinus, nose, and bronchi, and intestines, which increases fluidity, resolves damp states and eases drainage and elimination.

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In the Restoring Immunity System:

Black Honeysuckle is used in microdoses as a harmonizer for the Central Nervous System in Stage 1.

Black Honeysuckle is used in higher doses in Stages 2 and 3 as a tonic to support the health of the liver, intestines, spleen and respiratory systems.

Black Honeysuckle is used in higher doses for Acute Respiratory inflammation.

Black Honeysuckle is an upright, woody shrub with a bushy habit, only 1,6 to 5 feet (50 – 150 cm) tall, rarely reaching 6,5 to 10 feet (2 – 3 meters). The young shoots are used for the preparation of Gemmotherapy Extracts.

Native to Europe and Western Asia, it can be seen in deciduous forests and sunny woodlands, on well-drained and humus-rich soils. It tolerates temperatures down to -13°F (-25°C).
In the Celtic tradition, the honeysuckle is the tree of the oracles. Where it grew, the telluric energy was favorable. Its spontaneous presence signals beneficial telluric currents. According to Tradition, it symbolizes fidelity, loyalty and lasting love.

It seems that honeysuckle was already used in antiquity by the Egyptians, Greeks and Romans. In popular tradition, the flowers and leaves were used against coughs and sore throats while the bark, thanks to a diuretic action, was used against gout.

The fruits of all species of Lonicera are toxic. However, the Gemmotherapy Extract of Black Honeysuckle does not present any toxicity.

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These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Gemmotherapy extracts are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your practitioner before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.

  • Plant : 5%
  • Glycerine : 33%
  • Ethanol : 18%
  • Water : 44%

Always begin with a low dosage due to tonifying effect on the liver. If there is an increase in anger or irritability reduce dosage or pause use of the extract until later in the healing process.