Decongesting action for oropharyngeal mucosa, anti-inflammatory properties for the first airways, catarrh and sedative properties, useful in case of sinusitis, colds, tracheitis, pharyngitis, cough, allergic rhinitis.
The Hornbeam, scientific name Carpinus betulus, is a tree with a gray, smooth bark. From its buds the glycerine macerate is obtained. This remedy has anti-inflammatory properties, indicated especially for the upper airways, it has an action against catarrh, is a decongestant for oropharyngeal mucosa and a sedative for cough, it has an antihemorrhagic action. You can take the glycerine macerate in case of sinusitis, bronchitis, rhinopharyngitis, tracheitis, cough. The dosage is 50 drops three times a day diluted in a little of water. For a more powerful anti-inflammatory action for the airways or in case of allergic rhinitis you can use the hornbeam glycerine macerate together with the glycerine macerate of Ribes nigrum, in this case you can take 35 drops of Hornbeam glycerine macerate at midday and 35 drops in the evening while the ribes nigrum glycerine macerate should be taken in the morning, 50 drops, always diluted in a glass of water