Cornflower



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Cornflower
Family: Composed.

Castilian: cyan, tile, aldiza, dark circles, lindita, liebrecilla, buttonwood, shooting Cabezudo, brush.

English: Blue bottle, bluebow, hurtsikle, cornflower.

Description:

The cornflower is a herbaceous plant of the family of the compound, which may be annual or biennial. On average, the subway does not usually happen in height. Its stems are thin and flexible and leaves long and narrow, denticuladas and whitish. It has some cones ovoid, with the involvement of either leaves or bracts overlap, narrow, and an appendix with apical ciliate. In this flower heads are of two kinds: the peripheral, which are very ostentatious and a deep blue color, and the center, much smaller and bluish - purple color. This grass grows almost everywhere in the north of the country, being one of the more typical plants mesegueras. It comes from the East and was widely distributed along with many grains of those lands.

Administration:

Infusion. A spoonful of dessert per cup of boiling water. You can take up to three cups a day. This same infusion - extreme - hygienic conditions can be prepared to make eye baths or for use as eye drops astringent. In the pharmaceutical market is in various forms, such as plant and cut vegetable extract.

Bloom:

It blooms from May. For medicinal use are harvested flower chapters, namely the radial flowers, are far more blue, more concentration in active ingredients will have. Dry as possible and scattered in ventilated place for them to lose moisture quickly.

Common uses:

Anti - inflammatory antibiotic Diuretic.

PART USED:

Flor.

COLLECTING:

The flowers are harvested only radio, mostly.

the other, and usually a very intense blue;

must be well - scattered dry, ventilated place in order to.

they lose moisture quickly.

DIRECTIONS:

Oliguria.

Topical use: Conjunctivitis and skin disorders.

ACTIVE:

Flavonoids, anthocyanins cyanocentaureina.

PROPERTIES:

Mild diuretic.

Antiinflammatory.

Astringent.

DOSAGE.

INFUSION.

Add boiling water in a quantity equivalent to one cup a 1 - 2 teaspoons of dried flowers and let infuse for 10 minutes. Take three times a day.

BATHING OCULARES.

Washes to eyes with gauze soaked in the previous infusion.


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