herbaceous plant with root axonomorfa. Stem erect, branched, slightly pubescent. Leaves alternate, lanceolate, winding, petiolated or
depending on the level of integration. Cabezuela solitary apical with
flowers, rarely white. Involved with overlapping bracts. The result is an achene white. This plant grows spontaneously in the field, preferably in uncultivated places, rubble and along roads. It measures 60 cm on average. Is harvested in late
Centaurina chemical dye,
, tannin, mucilages.
, diuretic, antitérmica.
How to use:
Infusion, enolito, dyeing, fluid extract, powder, distilled water.
This species is also used as
to reduce the heat produced by the children's fevers. The centaurina is
very effective tonic advantageous in difficult digestions. Distilled water is used, like the
, such as eye drops,