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Cowberry – Young shoots


Key notes:

  • Rebuilds mucous membranes, especially in gut
  • Helps restore normal bowel flora
  • Female senescence
  • Remineralises, facilitates calcium absorption


Therapeutic actions:

Vaccinium vitis-idaea is a female oriented remedy, recommended at menopause (contains a certain amount of estradiol).

Detoxify & repairs the intestinal mucosa.

Helps restore normal bowel flora.

Female senescence.

Remineralises, facilitates calcium absorption in the colon.

Acts as a remedy of premature aging at different stages of biological decompensation (conjunctival hyalinosis).

Promotes the elimination of uric acid, urea and cholesterol levels.

It is a good urinary drainer – disinfectant.

Plant indicated when hyalinization (descriptive histologic term referring to any alteration giving a homogenous, glassy pink appearance in routine histologic sections – not a specific pathology but the common result of multiple different mechanisms on tissues and organs) of tissues is the major problem.

In summary the macerate of Vaccinium vitis-idaea is a general-purpose remedy, and a polyvalent antiageing remedy recommended for the elderly.


Do not use at the beginning of the treatment in cases of auto-immune diseases, use when the treatment is in the reconstructive phase.

Do not use for disorders associated to elevated estrogen levels (endometriosis / adenomyosis / hormone-dependant cancer).

Precautions for use:

Pregnant women should avoid taking bud extracts with hormonal action like Quercus robur (Oak), Rubus idaeus (Raspberry), Sequoia gigantea (Giant redwood), Vaccinium vitis-idaea (Cowberry).


HerbalGem gemmo complex that contains Vaccinium vitis-idaea:

G23 MENO-GEM (menopause complex)

G26 FEM50+GEM (woman 50+ complex)


Gemmotherapy is a branch of phytotherapy that uses buds and young shoots of trees and shrubs. Gathered in the spring at a key stage of their natural growth cycle, buds and young shoots are freshly handpicked and put in maceration in a solution of water, alcohol and glycerin to extract all their active principles.


Ingredients | Each drop contains:

Vaccinium vitis-idaea* (Cowberry buds) (extract 1:20 … 2.5 mg) 0.05 ml

Non-medicinal ingredients: alcohol, water, glycerin.

*Organic certification by Certisys-BE1


Adults and children > 12 years 5-15 drops daily, between meals, pure or diluted in water, or as directed by a health care practitioner.

  • Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen.
  • Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if safety seal is broken.
  • Keep out of reach of small children.

For more information please consult your health care practitioner.

G39 | Vaccinium vitis-idaea (50ml)

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