2nd Borimechka Str, Zlatitsa


Mountain Calluna

Calluna /Calluna vulgaris/

Other names of the calun are Piren, Heather

Origin from Africa, Central Asia and Europe.

In Bulgaria, these pyrene-calun communities are widespread in the eastern part of the Strandzha Mountains and are dominated by the species Erica arborea and Calluna vulgaris, which are rare and protected by the Biodiversity Act.

Colors: Yellowish to orange
Taste: Bitter, sweet, alum

Chemical composition of Calluna vulgaris:

Phenolic compounds, organic acids, tocopherol, arbutin, quercetin, catechin tannins, fatty acids, chlorogenic acid.

The Pink Calluna is a symbol of luck and happiness

Health benefits:

Biological analysis shows strong protection against oxidative stress, immunomodulator and with a hydrating effect on the skin. It is also useful for coughs, colds, diseases of the bladder and kidneys, cystitis, rheumatism, arthritis, gout, insomnia, menstrual discomfort, menopause, nervous exhaustion and wounds.

Caluna vulgaris also has a calming effect on the herb in the nervous system. It has a beneficial effect on panic disorder and anxiety neurosis. The essential oils contained in the herb are a source of incredible healing power against sleep disorders. The herb Calluna vulgaris is used internally in traditional medicine to treat kidney and urinary diseases. The plant is traditionally used to treat urinary tract infections and inflammatory diseases.

Calluna is used in ethno-pharmacology as an antiseptic, antibacterial, choleretic, diuretic, expectorant, antirheumatic and anti-inflammatory agent.
Infusion of flowering shoots is used to treat coughs, colds, diseases of the bladder and kidneys, cystitis and more. Purifying and detoxifying plant, used in the treatment of rheumatism, arthritis and gout. It is used in the treatment of rheumatism, arthritis and insomnia.