Swedish herbs - the natural miracle cure for health and well-being

Swedish herbs - FetchNature

In this blog post we will look at a fascinating natural remedy that has become increasingly popular in recent years: Swedish herbs.

What are Swedish herbs?

Swedish herbs are a herbal mixture that consists of a variety of different medicinal herbs. The recipe goes back to the Swedish doctor Dr. Samst, who lived in the 18th century and praised the mixture as a universal remedy. Typical ingredients include angelica root, wormwood, calamus root, myrrh, senna leaves, theriac and ginger root. The herbs are usually steeped in alcohol to extract their healing properties and used as a tincture.

Possible uses of Swedish herbs

Swedish herbs can be used both internally and externally and offer a variety of health benefits. Here are some of the most common uses:

  1. Promotes digestion: Swedish herbs can promote digestion and have a beneficial effect on feelings of fullness, flatulence and constipation.
  2. Anti-inflammatory : The medicinal herbs contained can have an anti-inflammatory effect and have a beneficial effect on skin irritations and wounds .
  3. Strengthen the immune system: Taking Swedish herbs can support the immune system and promote general well-being.
  4. Stress reduction: Swedish herbs can help with nervousness, restlessness and sleep disorders by having a calming effect on the nervous system.

How are Swedish herbs made?

To make Swedish herbs yourself, you need the herbs mentioned above and a high-proof alcohol, such as grain or vodka. The herbs are poured over with the alcohol in a glass container and stored in a dark place for at least two weeks. The container should be shaken daily to help extract the active ingredients. After the exposure time, the liquid is strained and filled into dark bottles. The tincture can now be used for various applications.

Where can you buy Swedish herbs?

Swedish herbs are available in pharmacies, health food stores and online shops. When buying, make sure that the herbs are of high quality and have an appropriate alcohol content in order to achieve the best possible effects. There are both ready-made tinctures and mixtures of dried herbs that you can make yourself with alcohol.

Side effects and contraindications

Although Swedish herbs are considered a natural remedy, it is important to be aware of possible side effects and contraindications. In the event of an overdose or individual intolerance, stomach problems, skin irritations or allergic reactions may occur. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should avoid using Swedish herbs, as should people with alcohol intolerance or liver disease. In case of doubt, it is advisable to consult a doctor or pharmacist before use.


Swedish herbs are a versatile natural remedy that can help with a variety of health ailments. By combining different medicinal herbs, they offer anti-inflammatory, digestive and soothing properties. Making the tincture is easy and can also be done at home.

We hope that this blog post has sparked your interest in Swedish herbs and has given you an insight into the versatile uses and effects of this natural remedy. Try Swedish herbs for yourself and discover the positive effects on your health and well-being.

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