haya fagus silvatica

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haya fagus silvatica
Other Names:

Coscojo, Faya, was.

You should not eat large amounts of hayucos, because it seems to be that in his crust there is some unidentified toxic substance slightly, it can cause headaches.

Habitat: how vast forests throughout Europe, except in the Mediterranean coast. Naturalized in the American continent.

Description: large tree that reaches up to 40 meters in height, of the family of Fagáceas. The edges of their leaves are covered with small, soft pelillos. Fruit, the hayucos, are similar to chestnuts.

Used parts: wood and bark of branches.

Properties and indications: charcoal obtained from beechwood, is excellent to combat the fermentation and intestinal gas, the diarrhea and colitis, by its powerful effect adsorbent and disinfection fectante. It is also useful as toothpaste and as a universal antidote against all kinds of poisoning. From its timber is removed from the creosote, an expectorant and antiseptic respiratory tract rich in guayacol, which enters in the composition of many syrups. The crust contains abundant tannins. It is astringent (recommended in diarrhea and dysentery) worming (does expel intestinal parasites) and invigorating.

Use: It took 10 to 20 grams of coal up to 5 times a day, dissolved in water or chewed as is, in severe cases can take up to 100 grams at once. To make a decoction with the bark were used 60 grams per liter of water, leaving it to boil until the liquid is reduced by half; take 2 or 3 cups each day, as worming are swallowed, for 5 days, 2 cups daily fasting.

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