Vitis vinifera is the scientific name given to the red vine, a multifunctional plant, because not only is wine extracted and grapes are eaten, but also its leaves are used in physiotherapy. Considering that the spice increases the elasticity of the veins and protects them, in addition to being beneficial for disorders of venous circulation.The use of red vine can be separately or combined with other tonics, however, both forms are a venotonic, vasoprotective and antioxidant remedy. Furthermore, the preparation of the leaves is effective in the treatment of disinflammation of the venous walls, prevents the degradation of elastin and collagen, and offers greater elasticity to the vessels. In this way, it favors blood flow, preventing the appearance of varicose veins and treating chilblains.

Red vine teas

Decoction to relieve chilblains

The purpose of this tea is not to be drunk, but to serve as a foot bath. The properties that the plant has, such as that of antioxidant and for decreasing the permeability of blood capillaries, thus managing to reduce edemas, make it a great ally of people who have chilblains. In addition, this recipe also serves to alleviate pain in the legs, for which it is necessary to leave them submerged.


  • Five dessert spoons of red vine leaves;
  • Five cups of water.

Preparation mode

Mix ingredients and boil for 10 minutes. Then let the substance rest for another 10 minutes, strain and when it is warm, bathe your feet in a basin once a day, preferably at night. In this way, the chilblain will gradually disappear in a few weeks.

Toning combination for varicose veins

Unlike tea made for chilblains, this one must be drunk. This infusion, which combines the red vine with other plants, has the ability to improve poor circulation in the lower extremities and reduce the appearance of inflammation in the vein wall. Furthermore, it is effective in treating heavy leg pain, tingling and muscle cramps.


  • Witch Hazel;
  • Gilbardeira;
  • Golden rod;
  • Red vine;
  • Water;
  • Honey or sugar.

Preparation mode

Mix equal amounts of all herbs in a container. Then pour a spoonful of this mixture into a cup of boiled water. Wait for 10 minutes, strain and then sweeten as you like. To feel the effects more accurately and effectively, take three cups of tea, in the periods after meals. The only recommendation is not to exceed treatment for more than three months.