Celedonio MINOR

ranunculus ficaria

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Celedonio MINOR
ranunculus ficaria
Spanish: Minor Celedonio.

English: Lesser Celandine.

French: Petite Chélidoine.

From the family of Papaveráceas.

Antiscorbutic. Antihaemorrhoidals.


The lesser celandine is a perennial herb, with numerous fleshy roots and thick, in the form of small batons. The leaves are radical sustained for long corner, with a large membranous sheath at boot. The flowers are born lonely at the tip of the pins and shorts are of an intense yellow. Small fruits, round, are grouped in a head. Vegeta with great ease on the lawns of the wetter areas of the peninsula to the brink of ditches and streams, in hedges, etc.


It blooms in winter and early spring. There are approximately 250 species of the genus "ranunculus", of which about 70 are found in our peninsula, almost all with the same active ingredients and similar virtues. The root is the part that is used for medicinal purposes and to be harvested this spring and dried in the open air and shade.


Infusion. put into operation in 1 l. 100 g of boiling water. of the plant and then expose the diseased part to steam. This operation will be repeated at least twice a day. Tincture. is prepared from the fresh plant, freshly caught, with equal parts alcohol at 90 degrees. The flowering tops should be cut previously in small pieces. Once mixed alcohol and product, is left soaking for nine days, then filters the tincture. The dose is 40 drops three times daily.

Common uses:

Antihaemorrhoidals hemostatic source of vitamin C.

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