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Cleavers Herbal Tincture

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Cleavers Herbal Tincture


Also Know As - Galium aparine, clivers, goosegrass. Barweed, Bedstraw, Catchweed, Cleaverwort, Coachweed, Eriffe, Everlasting Friendship, Galium aparine, Goosebill, Gosling Weed, Grip Grass, Hayriffe, Hayruff, Hedge-Burs, Hedgeheriff, Love-Man, Mutton Chops, Robin-Run-in-the-Grass, Scratchweed, Stick-a-Back, Sweethearts.

Overview - A popular herb in folk medicines throughout the centuries, cleavers or goosegrass is a vigorously growing weed that twines through hedges or garden shrubberies producing long sticky stems. The young shoots are some of the first weeds to appear in spring and make an excellent cleansing tonic, a remedy widely used in central Europe and the Balkans. Also cooked as a vegetable, like spinach.

  •  A medical herbalist reported the case of an overweight woman who took daily infusions of cleavers. During the first month nothing happened, but on the fifth week she began slowly losing weight, and at the end of 6 months her weight was down to normal. She had lost a total of 32 lbs. and has not put them back on again.

Parts Used - The above ground parts of the plant, dried and chopped.

Medicinal Uses - Irritations of mucous membranes, tonsillitis, including those of the urinary tract, arthritis, jaundice, dropsy. The juice of the fresh plant or a tea made from the dried plant is popular for skin problems. The juice or tea is applied daily and allowed to dry (before each application, wash the affected area with rectified alcohol, burning the cloth each time). If preferred, make a salve for the skin by mixing the fresh juice with butter (renew every 3 hours and burn the cloth used to apply it). Applying the crushed fresh leaves directly is also said to be helpful for skin problems and for stopping bleeding. Cleavers is used in Europe for healing wounds and sores, psoriasis, cysts, boils, swellings or for treating skin infections, swollen lymph glands, snakebites. Makes a good face wash to clear the complexion.

  • An infusion can be used to stimulate the kidneys, to help the body eliminate excess water, help cure cystitis, and to expel kidney stones. Juice of fresh herb used for scurvy. Juice contains citric acid, reported to have antitumor activity. The cold infusion removes freckles when applied externally.
  • Due to its refrigerant properties it is excellent in all cases of fever, scarlet fever, measles, and all acute diseases.
  • Good in scrofula and inflammatory stages of gonorrhea.
  • Cleavers (Galium aparine) which the Chinese call Chu-yang-yang, was considered by the ancients as an excellent remedy for obesity and also for cleansing the blood.
  • Used as a lotion it makes a first-rate tonic for the scalp, which clears it of dandruff, and the skin. It was once held to cure leprosy and is still used to treat skin cancer.
  • The ancient Greeks matted it together to make a natural, rough sieve, supposedly for straining milk. 

Features and description: 

  • NON GMO!
  • Gluten Free!
  • Highest Strength Cleavers liquid extract!
  • Cleavers liquid extract contains ONLY natural ingredients!
  • Not filtered Cleavers liquid extract - we use classic conventional methods of extraction! We meticulously produce our extracts according to precise standards where each herb is extracted according to the distinct characteristic of each plant!
  • The highest quality Cleavers extract made with love for plants and respect for Nature!
  • Strength: Dry plant material / solvents ratio 1:3
  • 2 fluid ounce amber glass bottle with dropper.


Indications: Do not use if seal is broken or missing. Store in a cool dry place.


Safety information: Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing or taking any medications, consult your doctor before use. Discontinue use and consult your practitioner if any adverse reactions occur. Excessive consumption may impair ability to drive a motor vehicle or operate heavy equipment.


Suggested use and dosage: Shake well before use. Take 6-12 drops two - three times per day or as directed by your practitioner.


Precautions - None known. This herb may be used freely. But it should be taken for only 2 weeks at a time, and then skip 1-2 weeks.

Disclaimer - The information presented herein by Maus’ Mountain Remedies is intended for educational purposes only. These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, cure, treat or prevent disease. Individual results may vary, and before using any supplements, it is always advisable to consult with your own health care provider.


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