Honey Suckle(Lonicera periclymenum)
The plant has expectorant and laxative properties. A
syrup made from the flowers has been used in the treatment of respiratory
diseases whilst a decoction of the leaves is considered beneficial in treating
diseases of the liver and spleen. It is used as a mouthwash for ulcers and is
considered to be a good ingredient in gargles.
The flowers are antispasmodic, astringent, diuretic, expectorant, febrifuge and sudorific.
The fruit is emetic and cathartic.
The herbage is used as a cutaneous and mucous tonic and as a vulnerary. It is also diaphoretic. The leaves are laxative and slightly astringent.
The seed is diuretic.
The bark is anticatarrhal, depurative, diuretic and sudorific.