exaggerated the toxicity of the
leaves, the fact is that is planted in gardens to keep the dogs away.
from the sea shores, very colorful, beautiful flowers, with leaves poisonous whose extracts were used as
shrub, up to 2 meters high,
often come to grow more, even paste the 4 m. Its leaves are narrow and long, harsh, with the edges smooth. Although the
is unpleasant and rarely lead to the mouth, we have to prevent
from the mastics. At the end of the stems emerge four or five stems that culminate in
joint unit of about 20cm floral. in diameter; coda of them
five pink or white petals that make the plant
beautiful decorative element. It also called Neri.
It contains many substances, mainly glycosides, which exert
pharmacological action on heart
Due to its action on the heart
, is used as
tonic. In the right proportion, glycosides of the
are less able to speed up
or stop it.
Any time of] year is good for some cost to an
increases its production of active ingredients.
USES AND APPLICATIONS:
Its use is reserved exclusively for specialists, because an inadequate dose could prove fatal, since it would be easy to obtain the opposite effect desired. The
of the plant, with its size and its beautiful flowers,
plant widely used in gardening. Back in the days of our grandfathers were planted alongside roads for donkeys and mules, who then threw the car, usual means of transport)
not entertained during the journey eating the leaves. Also enclosed pasture tunas, which were set up to the limits which could lead the herd. In North Africa, used to prepare
leaves and honey with which scrub on the scalp, is fighting
is used as an ornamental shrub because of the
of its flowers, which can be double, as the center of the figure, or simple (top) because there are many cultivated varieties. Below is
seed. Its leaves, resembling those of the
, have an unpleasant taste and are toxic. The active principles that glycosides are mainly
to have action on the
, while accelerating its pace as slowing, according to the dose and is therefore, that the use of the
medicinal plant should be restricted to physicians.