Clivers Herb

Botanical Name:
Galium aparine (LINN.)
Clivers Herb

Clivers is an herb. People use the parts that grow above the ground to make medicine.

Clivers is used to increase urine flow to relieve fluid retention. It is also used for painful urination, enlarged or infected lymph nodes, and a skin condition called psoriasis.

People sometimes apply clivers directly to the skin for ulcers, enlarged glands, breastlumps, and skin rashes.

How does it work?

Clivers contains chemicals called tannins that might help reduce skin inflammation and have a drying (astringent) effect on the tissues.



Actions: Alterative, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Aperient, Astringent, Diuretic, Laxative, Tonic, Vulnerary.

Usages: Internally- Skin diseases and irritations, urine infections, soft swellings and fluid retention.

Externally- Healing wounds.  This herb has a reputation of having curative qualities for growths and tumors. An excellent tonic for the lymphatic system. Rich in calcium, copper, iodine and sodium.

Some herbs are restricted by sport regulators, and may be unsuitable for pregnant mares. Please be sure and speak with a medical professional before administering any form of herb into your pets diet.  We do not offer advise or dosages on herbs that we sell.