verbena carolina

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verbena carolina
Castilian: Grass of sorcerers, cúralotodo, sacred herb, verbena,

Male verbena, vervain straight right verbena, vervain higher.

verbena fine, holy grass, herb spells.

In this kind are attributed virtues to kind of digestive ailments such as vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, dysentery and as a purgative. However, it is the bile, weakness, inappetence and headache, malaise for the most widely used Verbena, and the branches are part of higher employment in developing an infusion like to take tea. They also, boiled, served for bathing places, and the root is used in the form of infusion or washed to prevent hair loss and dandruff.

Herb from 30 to 70 cm tall, with branched stems and covered with pelillos. The leaves are elongated and undulating and its flowers are thin spikes. Prevalent in warm climates, semi, dry and mild. It grows on arable land and is linked to the tropical deciduous forest, evergreen and subcaducifolia; Xeric scrublands, mountain cloud forests of oak and mixed pine.


Verbena officinalis)

INTRODUCTION: In ancient Rome rose to the rank of the verbena plant sacred, so that any pact that was signed was beaten with a branch of verbena to confer the greatest credibility.

Rama verbena with details of their bloom. Historically, this plant has been taken by medicine, the Roman soldiers wore their stalks in the saddlebags to heal any wounds of war. In the Middle Ages was used for the preparation of filters amorous.

ACTIVE: In some places of America is known as herbal spells, probably influenced by the Galicians who made it up there, and for which it was sacred significance. There was a spell to make love for the woman you want (or wanted by man) who was to recite some lines with a bunch of verbena on hand.

FEATURES: It is a perennial plant (lives more than two years) stem slender, erect, which does not reach one meter in height. The leaves have been faced, two by two in each node, more or less deeply lobed. The flowers of lilac color, bloom at the beginning of the summer and autumn. They are grouped to occupy the top of the stems, forming a spike, no petioles.

LOCATION: It is a Mediterranean plant that thrives in many parts of the American continent, in mild climates and not too cold. He lives in grassland and uncultivated land in or beside roads and so on.

ACTIVE: Like many other plants, has tannins, mucilages and saponin. Probably the exceptional medicinal qualities are due to the presence of a glucoside, the verbenalina, part of which disappears in the drying.

Medicinal properties: It is now accepted that time stimulant properties, is useful in rheumatism, and reduce fever. In catarrh of the stomach and intestines, not hungry, slow digestions, catarrh of the respiratory tract, diseases of the liver or kidneys.

COLLECTING: We pick the leaves and flowering tops (flowers along with the groups that support them) in late spring or early summer (and autumn, during the second flowering) Using the magic of the festival, there was a tradition of ceremonially collect, which chose the eve of San Juan, at night, for 'fair go' group.

USES AND APPLICATIONS: We used the leaves and flowering tops' in decoction (20 grams per liter of water) It is useful as a restorative tonic in diseases of the liver and kidneys. Against rheumatic pains, is applied with a cloth. On the painful area.

Part used medicinally:

The leaves and flowers.

Galenica forms / Dosage.

Internal use:

Infusion: One tablespoon per cup dessert. Infuse 10 minutes. Three cups a day.

Stabilized fluid extract (1: 1) 30 - 50 drops, one to three times a day.

Tincture (1: 10) 50 - 100 drops, three times a day.

External use:

Infusion of 5%, in the form of eye washes.

Decoction: 50 grams per liter, boil 10 minutes. Apply in the form of compresses or inhalation.


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