In homeopathy, a tincture prepared from the fresh bark of LADY LAUREL is recommended for skin complaints. A CHICKWEED poultice was used in Norfolk for quite severe cases of dermatitis or eczema, and in the Balkans a decoction of ivy and ARNICA is used.

Deutzia gracilis Apparently an infusion of the whole plant was reckoned to be an aphrodisiac in Scotland.