cinoglosum officinale

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cinoglosum officinale
Family: Borragináceas.

Grass Description biannual bearing basal leaves arranged in rosette of that, the second year, emerge from the stem about one meter tall. The root is spindle and blackish, the stems erect, branched, covered with hair. The lower leaves are oblong and lanceolate, while the caulinares are sessile, whole, amplexicaules. The entire road is covered with tomentosa. The inflorescence is a spike in red or purple. Goblet of flowers is pentasépalo. The fruit is composed of four achenes slightly Acul. When the plants bloom, the basal leaves are dry. It grows on the slopes of the mountains, rocky in places, very occasionally on the plain. Is collected in late spring of the second year.

Used parts: The bark of the roots.

Chemical compounds: Cinoglosina, cinogloseína, inulin, allantoin, hill, alcanina, resin, tannins, rubber.

Properties: antispasmodic, slightly narcotic, healing, emollient.

How to use: Decoction, fluid extract, tincture, juice.

Note: This species has been known since antiquity. Should be used with caution because of the narcotic effects that can occur at high doses. In external use is usually used as a poultice on hemorrhoids and fissures. Homeopathic preparations are well identified against insomnia.

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