Tree 20 - 30 m tall, well branched, with the rough bark of the trunk and open. The branches are at the beginning and then tomentosa glabrous. The leaves are petiolated, alternate, elliptic, asymmetric, acute, toothed, hair and tomentosa, penninervias. The flowers are gathered together in clusters axillary, pentasépalas. The fruit is
yellowish Samara abobada with winged achene. This species is the subject of intense cultivation,
also grows spontaneously in Europe. The most
form is like bush forming hedges. Is collected in
Parts of Use:
Ulmina, resin, mucilages, fitosterina, estigmasterina.
Antiherpes, healing, diuretic, resolvent.
Decoction, syrup, liparolito, juice, powder.
Species widely used as
tutor in the vineyards and also for obtaining tannins; also provides
coloring substance for the treatment of tissues. The juice, produced from the incision of young branches,
been used in lotion against baldness. Dust from the leaves, with
suitable excipient, it is useful for the preparation of ointments Antihaemorrhoidals. Decoction applied to the skin
and irritated develops
soothing action. It also reacts to some skin
. The wood is used for carpentry work.