Other Names: Wild Jasmine, Sofur, Clematis, Foxberry
Botanical Information: It is a 1-2 m tall, perennial, foul-smelling plant from the nightshade family, found in almost every region of our country. Purple flowers bloom between June and September. Its body is embracing. Its fruit is yellowish-red.
Places where it is grown: It grows in Europe, South Asia and Turkey, especially in Northern Anatolia.
Known Composition: Solanine glycoalkaloid, dulcamarine glycoside, atropine equivalent, dulcamaratin and dulcamar acid, sweet substance dulcarin, tannins, bitterness, etc. Contains.
Wild jasmine is used to regress diseases such as rheumatism, gout, psoriasis and eczema, which progress with metabolic disorders.
It has a diuretic and analgesic effect.
It has a mild soporific and anesthetizing effect.
It has diaphoretic, expectorant and laxative effects.
It reduces sexual desire.
How to Use – Tea: 1 coffee spoon of herb is boiled with boiling water and left for 1 hour. Take one glass 3 times a day before meals.
External Use: Add 30-40 grams of its bark or flowers to 4 glasses of water. Boil for 10 minutes. It is used as lotion for skin diseases. Compresses are used for diseases such as hemorrhoids and eczema.