lithodora fruticosa

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lithodora fruticosa

The herb of the seven indented form an extensive kills green and ashy feel pretty rough. It consists of many branches and twigs of woody and very tender young shoots, which are the ones who bring flowers. The leaves are narrow, without tails, similar to those of rosemary, just a bit shorter and covered with small hairs shorts, which are reported roughness to the plant. The fruit is composed of three or four granite smooth, white, which are housed in the bottom of the cup. This grass grows in the areas of calcareous soil low, but also has been found to almost 2, 000 m. tall.


Like most herbs job half, the best way to consume it is in the form of infusion. The proportion that is recommended is three parts of the grass percent water. This infusion takes two or three times a day, after meals. It also can be used externally in the form of washes.

Used Part.

The flowering tops.


In some areas blooms from the month of March, continuing throughout the month of April, but in uplands have been in full flower in June. From the collection we are left with outbreaks of leaves and flowers, which are collected when the plant is at its peak flowering period. Once collected, are placed to dry in the shade or dry, with temperatures not too high, so the grass retains its medicinal properties.

Active Principles.

It may contain acid litospérmico, like other congeners (boragináceas)

Drug Action.

Popularly regarded glaucoma, cholesterol, hipoviscosizante ("lowers the blood") hemostatic, anti - inflammatory, antiseptic and anticatarral.


Hypertension, hipercolesteremia, prevention of thromboembolism, influenza, colds, bronchitis, wounds, skin ulcerations.

Galenica forms / Dosage.

Infusion, to 3%. One or two cups a day. It can also be applied externally in the form of washes.


Mulet, L. Ethnobotanical survey of the province of Castellon. Castellon: Provincial, 1991, p. 262 - 3.

Villar, L; Palacín, JM; Calvo, C. Gomez, D; Montserrat, G. Medicinal Plants of the Aragonese Pyrenees and other land Huesca. 2. Huesca: Provincial, 1992, p. 141.

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