verónica veronica officinalis

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verónica veronica officinalis
Other Names:

Herb of Leprosy, Triac.

In the countries of northern Europe, the infusion of Veronica is used as a substitute for tea, for its tonic effect natural, free of side effects.

Habitat: siliceous land, forests and grassland across Europe, except in the Mediterranean region. One grows in cold regions of North and South America.

Description: stem creeping perennial plant of the family of Escrofulariáceas that reaches up to 40 cms. tall. With sheets of jagged edge, coated with a soft hair, and pale blue flowers arranged in terminal inflorescence. Odor and bitter taste smoother.

Used parts: the whole plant.

Properties and indications: contains tannin and a bitter substance (Aucuba) which makes astringent, tonic, digestive and aperitive; saponins and minerals, in effect expectorant, diuretic and depurative and resin, mannitol and organic acids, which possibly is its emollient action on the skin. These are his instructions:

Digestive disorders: inappetence, heaviness in the stomach. It gives good results in the headaches of gastrointestinal origin, caused by bad digestion. Respiratory ailments: sore throat, colds, coughs, bronchitis and asthma (prevents the crisis) It is also antitussive and béquica (softening of the throat)

Diuretic, purifying, natural stimulant. Provides feeling of comfort.

Skin is used to wash eczema, to soothe the itching (pruritus) to soothe dry skin from the cold in cold regions, and as a cosmetic.

Use: From 30 to 40 grams per liter of water plant to prepare for an infusion, taken in 3 or 4 cups a day. When used as an aperitif there before you eat a meal. The juice of the plant are eaten fresh from 2 to 3 tablespoons before each meal.

For external use, which compresses applied to prepare a decoction of 30 or 40 grams per liter of water. You must boil 10 minutes. They are applied directly on the skin. They also apply lotions with this decoction.

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