Swedish twig; use for the sinuses and scars

How to use Swedish twig as medicine

Swedish twig known by the name Swedish bitter, is considered a universal remedy, because there is almost no disease that this wondrous elixir does not help with. Although the true origin of the drink is not known, it is considered that Paracelsus, the famous Renaissance physician and alchemist, is responsible for its occurrence.

After years of use, the original recipe for the Swedish bitter fell into oblivion, only to be again, in the 18th century, discovered by the Swedish doctors Claus Samst and Urban Hjame, and returned to its former glory. Dr. Claus, rector of the medical school, died in later years (in 104th year of life) and has always been in good health. It is the Swedish twig that was responsible for his long and healthy life as well as his closest relatives. In this article learn how to use this healing potion.

Swedish bitter experiences of Mary Treben

After the death of the doctor Samsta recipe for this beneficial elixir was found by Mary, a writer and a famous Austrian herbalist, best known for her books and recipes, which we often mention on our blog. It is only enough to say that her book with recipes are sold in multimillion circulations and she became a best-seller when it came to haemorrhoids and natural healing.

As she stated, Swedish twig in the beginning awakened some doubts, but she was soon convinced to its effectiveness. When she came down with typhoid fever, hepatitis and intestinal obstruction, Mary was in very poor condition. She claims that at one time she could not even stand on her feet, she was tortured by the intense pain that seemed as if something chopped her the body in half.

Her experience in the treatment with the Swedish twig was described in a popular book as follows:
... .I was overwhelmed by a wonderful feeling of warmth, it simply gripped my whole body - as if someone with just a flick of the hand, managed to eliminate all the accumulated pain and rid me of all the tension and problems..

How herbalist claims, Swedish twig contributed that all of her diseases subside in a short term, and she has not experienced a single attack ever since.

What is the original recipe for Swedish bitter?

In the composition of the Swedish bitter enter a large number of medicinal herbs. These are the ingredients:
  • 10 grams of aloe (Aloe vera)
  • 5 grams of myrrh (Commiphora myrrha)
  • 0.2 g of saffron (Crocus sativus)
  • 10 grams of Senna leaves (Cassia angustifolia)
  • 10 g of camphor (Cinnamomum camphora)
  • 10 grams of rhubarb root (Rheum palmatum)
  • 10 g of turmeric root (Curcuma longa)
  • 10 g of black ash resins (Fraxinus orunus)
  • 10 grams of Venetian teriyaki - compound resin oils and herbs (Electuarium aromaticum cum oppio)
  • 5 g of fairy sieve or thistle root (Customs acaulis)
  • 10 g of angelica (Angelica archangelica)

As a substitute for aloe vera wormwood powder (Arthemisia absenthium) can be used. Camphor has to be entirely natural, originating from China.

How to make a magic elixir
  • Medicinal plants for Swedish bitter put into a 2-liter bottle with a wide spout, pour a litre and a half of a good quality brandy (38-40%), and leave it more than 15 days in the sun or near a heat source, with daily shaking. After two weeks, strain and pour into small glass bottles (dark bottles), seal tightly and store in a cool place. This way Swedish bitter can be maintained for many years, and the longer it stands the healthier it becomes. 

Today, the Swedish twig can be found on sale as an already prepared and ready product.

Why is Swedish bitter so healthy?

Each of the individual plants that Swedish twig contains has medicinal properties and has incredible therapeutic effects:

Aloe Vera is immune stimulant, antibiotic, anti-inflammatory, has a calming effect, because in its composition glucomannan, cinnamic acid, anthraquinones are included.

Pelin refreshes, increases resistance to disease.

Aromatic resins (terpenes, phenols, cuminaldehyde, eugenol) is great against bloating has laxative, antispasmoic, antibacterial effect and helps better coughing up phlegm.

Saffron (phytosterols, carotenoids, crocetin, and paracrine) is digestive, immune stimulant which has a soothing effect on the body.

Turmeric (cineole essential oil, flavonoids, curcumin, starch), has an anti-inflammatory, immunostimulant, antioxidant effect and allows for easier digestion.

Sena (flavonoids, sinusoids) has an extraordinary laxative effect and is an excellent remedy for haemorrhoids.

Campho (Essential Oil - safrole) is an anti-inflammatory and antiseptic, excellent natural balm.

Rhubarb (anthraquinone glycosides, flavonoids, tannins), helps digestion, acts as laxative with increased use, calms diarrhea when used in small quantities.

Ash (coumarin derivatives and sugars mannitol) is an outstanding laxative.

Venice teriyaki - it is a mixture of herbs (meadow grass, mustard, anise, mint, juniper, milk thistle, liquorice, St. John's wort) which has multiple effects.

Carlina acaulis (essential oils, tannins, inulin, and bitter substances) has a diuretic effect, excellent anti-fever medium, invigorates and heals the body.

Angel root (Angelica, ostenol, tannins, ksantoksin) works for digestion, antacid effect and helps digestion.
How to drink and dose Swedish bitter

For preventive purposes Swedish twig is drunk in the morning and evening one small teaspoon of diluted drops. In case of problems of any kind and in particular with inflamed sinuses, you should take three small teaspoons a day, also diluted.

In the case of diseases like cancer: drink large tablespoon of the Swedish twig diluted in 1.8 litre of herbal tea, and drink half an hour before and after each meal.

In ancient manuscript it was written as follows: "Whoever takes these beneficial drops daily in the morning and evening, will not have the need for other drugs, because the body will be strong, nerves and blood will be refreshed, hands and feet free from tremors. In short, you will be protected from all kinds of diseases. The body will remain flexible, and the face will retain its youth and beauty. "

In the past, when there was no surgery and synthetic drugs, the Swedish twig was considered the cure for all diseases, including very serious diseases, such as epilepsy, depression and memory loss. Natural remedies were the only possible cure.

Today, in the absence of reliable scientific facts that confirm the effectiveness of this product, Swedish bitter is recommended for less severe health problems, as adjunctive therapy, with mandatory consultation with doctors when it comes to more serious diseases. The most frequently Swedish twig is used for sinus inflammation and congestion.

Dosage of the preparation and method of use (oral, flushing, inhalation, compresses, and direct application to a specific region) is determined separately for each disease.

Swedish twig use in internal diseases

Ailments of gastrointestinal tract: slow and difficult digestion, bloating, colon cancer, colitis, abdominal colic, constipation and constipation;

Respiratory infections - colds, nasal congestion, sinusitis, sore throat, cough, inflammation of mucous membranes, headaches and consequences of influenza;

Swedish twig is also used for: Candida, cystitis, irregular cycles and menstrual pain, menopausal problems, disturbed sleep, infections caused by parasites.

In the case of anaemia, it purifies the blood and stimulates its circulation.

Swedish bitter, external use

Swedish bitter drops act against many diseases, and thanks to this herbal preparation body remains strong and face looks youthful and beautiful. They should be always with you because they are simple to use and operate quickly and efficiently.

They are especially effective in the case of hematoma, bruises, sore muscles, joint pains, haemorrhoids, and pain in the chest during a cycle or breastfeeding, problems with the eyes, ears and teeth, gum inflammation, erythema, sunburn, acne scars, skin eruption caused by rash.

If the Swedish twig is applied on the place of insect bites, it prevents inflammation. It also heals wounds, removes scars, sores, corns, warts and bruises.

Inhaling, lubrication of cervical vertebrae or putting soaked rag on the head will eliminate pain and dizziness, and improve memory.

Where to buy Swedish bitter and what is the price?

Today, the Swedish twig is available all around the world. What is certainly extenuating circumstance is the fact that it can be ordered in a number of online stores, so you do not have to go search for it in health food stores.

Original Swedish bitter can be bought in equipped herbal pharmacy and prices range from 7 -10 dollars for the package of 250 ml, while the litre packaging costs about 25 dollars (depending on the manufacturer). Swedish twig is a great choice for a number of ailments, experiences are positive, and therefore we should have it.