, Elder minor
are toxic, and agrees to differentiate them from those of the elder. Both plants belong to the same botanical
, and have similar applications,
the elder is used more by its smell more tolerable.
diffused by edges of forests and fresh throughout Europe. Naturalized in the Americas.
perennial plant, nauseating odor, stem erect up to 1. 5 meters in height, of the
of Caprifoliáceas. The flowers are small, white and umbel. Its fruits are some black
in clusters upright upward.
root and leaves.
Properties and indications:
the entire plant contains
oil, tannin and saponin. It
, diuretics and laxatives. That is why it is used as:
Diuretic in case of edema (fluid retention in the tissues) or
Its decoction or
extract is used externally on towels or friction to calm the
their fresh leaves, or the
of your decoction asperjado, repels insects.
30 grams in decoction of leaves and / or root per
of water, boiled for 5 or 10 minutes are taken up to 3 cups daily.
Externally, compresses soaked in
decocci6n as the one used internally. Can also be applied to
extract. Friction with the decoction or
Do not exceed the prescribed dose of the roots or leaves. The
are very toxic.