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This humble plant, like all Rosaceae,
beautiful flowers and excellent medicinal properties. The ranchers have traditionally been used to increase milk production from goats, and to combat hematuria (blood.
in the urine) in cattle. The animals consumed as forage, and like the humans, helps them cut
. Both the European species such as the
composition and properties are virtually identical. Other plants of the genus Potentilla are Argentine and
and roadsides, in both Europe and North
creeping plant, up to one meter in height, the
of the Rosaceae, which is characterized by its leaves divided into 5 leaflets. The flowers are
, and also have 5 petals. Used parts: the rhizomes (underground stems) and root.
The roots, rhizomes and leaves.
Abundant tannins Catechists (20 - 25%) polienoles, traces of
Astringent (antidiarrheal, local hemostatic, healing) antiseptic, anti - inflammatory. Popularly used as an astringent, and hypotensive hipoviscosizante plasma (for "lower the blood")
Properties and indications:
the rhizome and root of the
contains various carbohydrates, especially tannins of the group of catechins, which give it its astringent properties, hemostatic, antiseptic and healing. Decreases the secretion of mucous membranes, especially the digestive
and genitals, while the desinflamar and heal. It is therefore very beneficial in the following cases:
, especially when accompanied by disbacteriosis (alteration of the
) Ideal plant to combat
due to contamination of water or food. For its implementation to take effect, should be suspended food intake as long as
, limiting himself to take only liquids.
Vomiting due to indigestion or
) due to inflammation of the
or cervix. It applies in
Haematuria (blood in urine) or hemoptysis (blood in the sputum) In such cases it is
mandatory clinical evaluation and
preliminary diagnosis. Please note that the emergence of
few drops of blood in any body's secretion may be due, among other causes, to
, thrush (sore) mouth, pyorrhea, and in general, any kind of inflammation of the lining of the mouth and throat. In these cases applies in the form of mouthwash or gargarismos.
Furúnculos and shins:
the decoction of the root is applied in the form of hot compresses on the affected area, which is renewed every 2 - 3 hours. Facilitates their maturation and elimination of waste substances that may contain. It can also be applied in the form of lotion, skin often soaked with
towels with decoction of the roots of
, or hand (baths hands) are effective against frostbites and other
of the skin tissues.
decoction with 50 grams. rhizome and roots of fresh or dried, per
of water, boil for 15 minutes and filter; takes 4 to 6 cups
day until the
For external use,
irrigations with the same decoction for internal use that very well filtered. Mouthwashes or gargarismos with this decoction. Towels, lotions, bath and washed with the
decoction, which are applied on the skin affected.
, gastroduodenal ulcer: tannins can irritate the gastric mucosa.
Galenica forms / Dosage.
30 g / l, boil 10 minutes. Three or four cups
2 to 4 g / day, in capsules.
50 g / l, boil 10 minutes. Apply in the form of lotions, towels, mouthwash, gargarismos, instillations, eye drops or eye baths (isotonizar) or irrigations.
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