Vaccinium vitis idaea (Lingonberry)

Medical Indication

Part of the plant which can be used

  • We use the fruit and the leaves of the plant

Present in the market

  • Herbal tea
  • Syrup
  • Juice

Medical Use and Dosage – mode of administration

VACCINIUM VITIS – IDAEA is used in the treatment of gonorrhea, arthritis, rheumatisms, diabetes and diarrhea. In all these cases we drink herbal tea 3 times a day.
The fruits of the plant are very useful for the treatment of sore throats, coughs and colds. In these cases we use syrup and juice is for the treatment of sore throat.

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Combinations & Contraindications

There is no information included.
It is contraindicated to be used during pregnancy and lactation without medical surveillance.

Recognized Ethnobotanical use

This plant is very known as antihaemorrhagic, antirrheumatic and antidiabetic.

Dissemination & Use