herbaceous plant, fragile, with the stem creeping upward, branched, slightly tomentose. The leaves are oval or elípticoacorazonadas, with the entire room, equipped with short petioles and even
at the top. The flowers are grouped at the apex. Pentasépalas and are pentapétalas, white bilobuladas, present throughout the year. The fruit is an oval capsule containing seeds flat brownish color. Very
in all sites, and in some cases, infective. It grows well in urban centers. Reaches 10 - 15 cm. Is harvested in
The whole plant.
saponin, salts, tannin.
Infusion, juice, distilled water, dye.
In some areas this species is consumed in salads, taking advantage of the apical part, although its use is discouraged by the presence of saponin. It is highly sought by geese, when consumed avidly. Cataplasms finds application in all cases of superficial venous fragility. The juice
used in the preparation of eye drops, although it can be replaced with other species much more active.