calystegia sepium

CORREHUELA MAYOR (calystegia sepium) - HIPERnatural.COM
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calystegia sepium
Other Names:

White bell, Carricillo, spinning, Soga Tree, Monte Sigh, Yedra Campanilla.

Habitat: very common in hedges and borders of Europe and America.

Description: perennial climbing plant, the family of the Convolvuláceas, who shoots up to 2. 5 meters long. Its leaves are ACORAZONADO, and the flowers, large and pure white. Very similar to correhuela lower.

Parts used: root and leaves.

Properties and indications: in all parts of the plant, and especially in the root, and there was a glucósido resinous tannin (the convolvulina) similar in chemical composition and its properties which is obtained from the root of Jalapa. It has laxative properties, and also colagogas colerética. As a laxative, serving strongly, but without causing irritation and vomiting. Indicated in acute constipation. Can be administered to children. As colagoga, facilitate the evacuation of bile, and is indicated in cases of liver inflammation or congestion, and disruption of the emptying of the gallbladder.

Usage: infusion with a spoonful of shredded leaves or root for every cup of water can take up to 3 cups a day, sweetened with honey. Powder: The usual dose is 1 to 3 grams daily divided into 3 shots.

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