caña común arundo donax

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caña común arundo donax
Other Names:

Carrizo, guajana, Lata.

Dioscorides, the great Greek physician and botanist of the first century of our era, and recommended the use of the cane for increased production of urine. Possibly, in classical antiquity, it began to use for this purpose by the fact that one grows near water currents.

Habitat: Common on the banks of rivers and irrigation channels of Mediterranean Europe. Widespread throughout the American continent.

Description: plant of the family of grasses that reaches up to 5 meters in height. It is distinguished from bamboo leaves each knot because of a single sheet.

Used parts: the rhizomes (underground stems) and root.

Properties and indications: the rhizomes (underground stems) and root of the common reed, contains a sugar (sucrose) and abundant silica compound. Its two most important properties are:

Diuretic, producing a moderate increase in output of urine, favoring the elimination of urea, uric acid and other substances in the waste. It is in those suffering from renal colic and also those who want to conduct a cure purifying.

Galactófaga: taken for a few days, stops the production of milk in breastfeeding mothers. It is useful for those who for some reason wish to wean their infants.

Use: decoction with the rhizome or the stem of the cane cut into pieces or crushed, at a rate of 50 grams per liter of water, boil for 15 minutes and take 2 to 4 cups a day.

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