Butcher's Broom, scientifically known as Ruscus aculeatus, is used for the roots and rhizomes. Butcher's Broom is native to most of Europe, western Asia, and North Africa. The plant is a small subshrub with small greenish-white flowers.
Butcher's Broom is associated with relief of hemorrhoids and venous conditions. The herb is used to improve the discomfort of chronic venous insufficiency, such as pain, heaviness, leg cramps, itching, and swelling.
Food Sources Orally, may cause naseau, gastritis, and diarrhea in rare occaisions.
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Cautions Orally, may cause naseau, gastritis, and diarrhea in rare occaisions.