Simple Herbal Extracts | Hydrangea



Botanical Name

Hydrangea arborescens

Part Used



Not for long-term use; do not exceed recommended dose*

Traditional Information*

A wild relative of the common garden shrub the showy Hydrangea. The root of this plant is indicated for urethritis or cystitis with pain, pain associated with low grade nephritis and to ease the pain and expulsion of urinary calculi (gravel).  It can also be useful for renal colic, bladder spasms, benign prostatic hyperplasia, and interstitial cystitis.

Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, David Winston (RH) AHG

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*Disclaimer: The information on historical, ethnobotanical and phytotherapeutic uses of herbs and traditional formulas contained herein is based on the experience and research of the author. It is not intended as a substitute for consulting with your physician or other health care provider. Any attempt to diagnose and treat an illness should be done under the direction of a health care professional. The publisher and author are not responsible for any adverse effects or consequences resulting from the use of any of the information discussed. Should you have any questions concerning the appropriateness of any preparation mentioned, the author strongly suggests consulting a professional health care advisor.