ulmus campestris

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ulmus campestris
Family: Ulmáceas.

Description: Tree 20 - 30 m tall, well branched, with the rough bark of the trunk and open. The branches are at the beginning and then tomentosa glabrous. The leaves are petiolated, alternate, elliptic, asymmetric, acute, toothed, hair and tomentosa, penninervias. The flowers are gathered together in clusters axillary, pentasépalas. The fruit is a yellowish Samara abobada with winged achene. This species is the subject of intense cultivation, but also grows spontaneously in Europe. The most common form is like bush forming hedges. Is collected in autumn.

Parts of Use: The bast.

Active Principles: Ulmina, resin, mucilages, fitosterina, estigmasterina.

Directions: Antiherpes, healing, diuretic, resolvent.

Use: Decoction, syrup, liparolito, juice, powder.

Interest: Species widely used as a tutor in the vineyards and also for obtaining tannins; also provides a coloring substance for the treatment of tissues. The juice, produced from the incision of young branches, has been used in lotion against baldness. Dust from the leaves, with a suitable excipient, it is useful for the preparation of ointments Antihaemorrhoidals. Decoction applied to the skin red and irritated develops a soothing action. It also reacts to some skin diseases. The wood is used for carpentry work.

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