rubiarubia tinctorum

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rubiarubia tinctorum
Other Names:

Garanza, Rebola, Red Royuela, Sangralengua.

Habitat: calcareous soils of southern Europe, where once it was cultivated. In the Iberian Peninsula abounds towards the east and south. It is known in South America.

Description: perennial plant of the family of the Rubiaceae, which reaches up to one meter in height. The stem is square, reddish, and covered with thorny hooks. The root is long and winding, red.

Used parts: the root.

Properties and indiction: root contains Anthraquinone glycosides, which owes its colors and diuretic properties; citrates alkali and malic and tartaric acids. Its properties are more prominent:

Diuretic: It is recommended in all types of kidney ailments (calculations, colic, infections) as well as in cystitis.

It is soothing and antiseptic pain of the urinary tract, which makes it very useful in colic. It has been found that is able to dissolve certain types of kidney stones (kidney stones)

Aperitive opens the appetite.

Colerética: is indicated in disorders of the gallbladder.

Emenagoga: facilitates the rules and calm the pain.

Laxative: promotes bowel movement.

By using the blonde as a remedy, is dyed pink urine, mucus and sweat, which poses no health problem.

Use: in decoction with 30 - 40 grams of shredded root in a liter of water, boil for 10 minutes, 4 to 6 cups a day. The dust is ingested root of 2 - 4 grams per day, divided into 3 shots.

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