The maple, scientific name acer campestre, is a tree of the Aceraceae family. From its buds a herbal remedy is obtained, the glycerine macerate of maple, with interesting healthy properties, let's see them!
Maple glycerine macerate, properties
The glycerine macerate of maple is antiviral, anti-inflammatory and protects the cardiovascular system, the liver and the biliary tract. In fact, this remedy helps to reduce cholesterol levels, has a protective action on blood vessels by helping to counteract arteriosclerosis and acts with a mild anticoagulant effect (Dynamic gemmotherapy. Beyond gemmotherapy Volume 2, Dr Rozencwaig). Moreover, the maple is useful to counteract and prevent gallstones, slowing their formation and helping to dissolve them if already formed. In addition, in case of intercostal pain and neuralgia caused by shingles, also known as herpes zoster, the glycerine macerate of maple can be a valid aid (Natural Medicine from A to Z, Brigo). Another effect of maple glycerine macerate is to reduce blood sugar, making it useful in case of type 2 diabetes (Dynamic gemmotherapy. Beyond gemmotherapy Volume 2, Dr Rozencwaig).
Maple glycerine macerate, where to find and how to take it
The maple glycerine macerate can be found in herbalist's shop and online. You can take 50 drops in a little water 1 to 3 times a day in case of gallstones, neuralgia following herpes zoster, arteriosclerosis, type 2 diabetes and high cholesterol. If you are already taking drugs, ask your doctor for advice in order to avoid interactions.