: wild marjoran.
Not to be confused with the
similar plant with medicinal properties very similar, which is often used in Italy under the name "oregano" pizza flavoring. In the Mediterranean, where it abounds
hardly be found if the plant is not cultivated.
perennial plant (which lives more than two years)
stem, which reaches between 30 v 80 cm. v is not round
, curiously, square, branched at the top, completely covered with pelusilla
. The leaves, whole, oval, finished tip, also are coated in pelusilla. The flowers, very small (the petals do not exceed the 2 0 3 mm long)
grazed, grouped into bouquets terminals (at the ends of twigs) summarizing
few droplets of
. All the plant follows
particularly pleasant aroma and (
can identify with the smell) Its
, by contrast, is
. Among its frequent use of synonyms include: crético
It grows spontaneously throughout the Eurasian continent, provided that the climate is temperate and subtropical between, not too dry. Living in the mountains, up to 2, 000 m above sea level, even
place in the lower areas of the Himalayas.
The active dal
are at the core, this
which can be seen with good eyes, inside the floras and also to be found in the leaves. It consists mainly of
oils, resins and some tannin, the latter also abounds in the stems (hence the
It exercises stimulating action on the
and calm the pain. It acts on the
, eliminating coughs and bronchial secretions. It promotes digestive
and also stimulates
We use the leaves and flowers, which are collected by the flowering tops, that is, the ends of the branches containing flowers and leaves. The ideal time is in full bloom (usually
) not before. Worth waiting for some flowers are regularly and do not rush when they start to
early because the essence of production is increased by the flowers once they have already been fully developed. Must dried in the shade as the sun would destroy the
oil; then be stored in tightly closed containers in
cool and dry.
USES AND APPLICATIONS:
In general, is
plant and digestive tonic. Against the pain there is an effective solution, especially stop back pain and neck (
) Is to implement
bunch of fresh flowering tops (just picked) and slightly heated. Is wrapped with
cloth also hot, and remains the more time the better (repeat as many times as necessary) As
digestive, is taken in infusion (of dried leaves and flowers)
cup after meals. Stop cough,
conditions, it is preferable in decoction: boiled over hors quarter of
of water with 50 grams of f7ores and leaves, and takes three tacitas
The name of this plant consists of the words Greek gold mount gains and ornamental splendor, that is, 'splendor in the bush. " It is actually
very showy plant that covers the field of pink in
, which is also associated with the saying "the whole mountain is not
presents beautiful inflorescences
, made up of small flowers (right) In collects the medicine is sumidades, which house
significant percentage of
oils, which are made tizanas against cough,
. As excellent additive
is used especially in Italian
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