The former used this herb to treat digestive
such as vomiting,
, dysentery, indigestion, colic, bile and
. The cooking of the flowers of
is ingested as
pains. The same cooking,
cold and externally is used for conditions such as inflammation in the eyes, irritation, fatigue and
; also recommended Chamomilla also called for calm in their
. He had been employed in other parts of the country for colds, coughs,
and washed nose. It is said that the
good remedy to eliminate
, rheumatism, and clarify the hair washing superficial wounds.
Grass measuring 20 to 50 cm in height. The leaves are divided into several parts, which resemble
fine lace and flowers are
and white. It is an introduced species from Europe and Asia, adapted to warmer climates, hot, semi, semi and mild. It is grown in gardens, growing in all fields and is linked to the tropical deciduous forest and subcaducifolia, thorny forests, mountains and cloud of mixed
Most of Manzanillo (about 30 known species) are
to South Africa only
few live in northern Ecuador,
are the most
chamomilla, typical of the Eurasian continent and the countries bordering the Mediterranean. In
did not exist in the wild, save
species that grows in
(the climate of this state are similar to the Mediterranean) M. matricarioides, known as
apple weed (plant tropical
Small annual herb, not more than 40 cm in height, stem smooth, glossy, highly branched, with leaves of deep green color, narrow and long, in the form of string, deeply divided mind. The flowers are at the end of twigs, forming (like daisies)
head surrounded by white petals that, once developed, hung as if they were "tired" and were unable to stand
. The fruit, tiny, is oval, dry, forming five ribs visible (next to the pipe as
much smaller. The whole plant off an aroma reminiscent of the apple, in some regions is called camomile.
plant native to southeastern Europe and Asia Minor (half Eastern Mediterranean) where they are known properties of the infusion of
since before the Christian era. However, he lives without difficulty in other regions of weather not too cold, and grows very well in
flowerpot, in fact,
continued to live in abandoned crops.
The body that concentrates the active ingredients is the flowers, there are significant proportions of substance, and other compounds such as salicylic acid (from which aspirin is derived) or
plant emenagogo (which stimulates
) anti - inflammatory, antiseptic and proof (the pain) indicated in the womb of swellings and pain associated with
. There is also
sedative, and facilitates digestion to regulate the movements of the
The flowers should be collected as the
begins, in European countries toward the feast of Saint John (June 24) Legend
it that can not be later because, precisely, on the eve of the feast at night and on successive nights, the witches urinate on the plants, making them lose their
and medicinal properties. The flowers dry quickly, in the shade, in an airy place, then stored in tightly closed containers.
USES AND APPLICATIONS:
is that you can find in any bar. Its most popular use is to combat the heavy digestions,
his qualities do not end here, and his true role in healing what
pains: the infusion is prepared with 5 0 6 flowers per cup and is taken three times
Although the scientific name seems complicated enough to know certain properties of the plant.
comes from the Latin matrix, which means uterus. which explains that
is used to treat illnesses
to women. On the other hand, the Greek words chamai under apple and
unite to warn that the petals of flowers hanging and that the plant follows
, whose flowers are similar to those margaritas,
smaller and hefty center. They are concentrated active ingredients, which have properties antispasmodic, digestive, emollients and disinfectants.
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