is used to soften the cough and fluid secretions in the airways.
. The result is vomitiva.
perennial herb, acaule, about 15 cm. tall. Simple leaves, whole, with long petioles, suborbiculares, with the margin crenate. Flowers axillary, long - Mushroom; 5 sepals, 5 petals, uneven, and fragrant
. Capsular fruit, indehiscent.
Mediterranean, China and Japan. Naturalized in
Europe. Cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions around the world.
Barely grown at
Without therapeutic effects verified.
Other properties attributed.
, fevers, topically,
: ulcers, fistulas and sores. Roots:
and emetic. Seeds: diuretic. Leaves: anti - inflammatory and emollient (skin and eyes) The whole plant is used to treat ulcers and
Reported cases in which there have been
and even death by overdose of the content of the roots.
In the industry of perfumery and
and ornamental; for obtaining
useful industrial dye.
Across the floor there is an
, eugenol and monadienol.
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