common name of the plant Calluna vulgaris, also known as brughetta, ling or heather in the English-speaking. Often confused with heather, heather prefers cooler areas and temperate cold: its use in herbal medicine is rooted and quite popular since ancient times. This plant, rich in glycosides such as arbutin, tannins and eucalyptus, is distinguished in the treatment of urinary tract infections, fluid retention, colic and diseases affecting the respiratory system. The extract of heather is generally considered diuretic, astringent, anti-inflammatory evasocostrittore. Generally considered safe for the body, they do not know the possible side effects associated with hiring him.