As a medicinal plant, it is rather unknown - unfairly,
because it is a valuable remedy for our health,
specially for the skin and the digestive system.
MethodsClivers used externally for skin problems is used best as a fresh juice. Put the fresh juice on the affected place of the skin and let it dry.
If fresh juice is unavailable, one can also use the clivers as tea. With the tea, you can wash the affected place or a compress is applied.
The clivers is drunk as a tea inwardly.
Plant descriptionThe clivers becomes about one meter high if it can hold someplace tight. It holds by "climbing" and not through entwining it does not have any twines but is liable to hold tightly with its branches and the small thorns everywhere.
The leaves are narrow and stick out of the stalk like little whorls.
Cliver flourishes from April to August with star-shaped little blossoms.
The barnacles that adhere to dresses and animal fur in order to be spread by human being and animal arise from the blossoms.
The yellow blooming real bedstraw (Galium verum) has rolled leaves unlike the barnacle bedstraw.