ajenjo artemisia absinthium
ajenjo artemisia absinthium
Amarga, Herb Holy
Plant by the ancient Greeks dedicated to
(Diana to the Romans) goddess of
. No doubt that this influenced their remarkable effect on the uterus.
most contributed to its spread in recent times
undoubtedly been under aperitive and his
. The vermouth is
liqueur based on
, Wermuth is precisely because the
name of this plant.
In the last century, when many
are still used for empirically, without
knowledge of their true meaning, it
that the stimulant
liqueur, obtained by macerating in
panacea. Tapered is so much of him, especially in France, which occurred severe acute and
poisonings and even deaths, like the French poet Verlaine.
Own the mountainous areas of southern Europe. It abounds in ditches and.
dry land. At other times it
cultivated. Description: Plant perennial, the
of the Compound, from 40 to 80 cm in height, all of it covered with
thin hair that gives it
silvery appearance. The flowers,
, are grouped into cones. Parties used: leaves and
leaves and flowering tops.
Properties and indications:
the use of
medicinal plant, is free from the disastrous effects of the liquor that occur with him, among other things, because its strong
taste makes it suitable for
low consumption of water. It contains
principles (absintina) which owes its digestive properties,
oil - rich Thujone, worming and emenagoga action,
toxic in high doses; minerals (
nitrate) and tannins. Applied correctly, the
gives us some interesting medicinal properties, which we mentioned below:
like all plants
tonic effect on the
, increasing the appetite and stimulating the secretion of gastric juices. It is therefore to inapetentes and dyspeptic (which suffer from heavy digestions) Not to the ulcerosos and the temperament of blood, because the increased secretion of gastric juices is harmful to them. Como. Font Quer well indicates, "the
should not be taken without necessity. ".
because of increasing bile secretion, acts on the
favorable action, Decongestion and encouragement of their duties. It is appropriate in cases of
, and during the convalescence of viral
the adults come to take it,
reject it outright. For them it is better to use other worming.
Emenagogo powerful serves on the uterus (womb) causing
also standardizes cycles. It
therefore recommended for young women pale and weak, which usually suffer from irregular and painful rules. Avicenna, the renowned physician hispanoárabe of the eleventh century, as prescribed "to calm the women
and bile. ".
infuse with 10 to 20 grams. Plant per
of water. To soften his bitterness, you can add
spoonful of one of the following plants:
. Sweetened with honey. For digestive
, take 1 - 2 cups
day before meals. The
, take 2 cups of this
per day during the week preceding the date on which it is hoped the rule. Macerated: We put about 100 grams of dried flowers in
oil. Allow to stand for
spoonful of dessert of this oil on an empty
, and another before lunch (noon meal) for the affections of the gallbladder. As insecticide: the infusion of
is an effective insecticide. Can be sprayed with her pets and plants. As
lotion applied to the skin, repels mosquitoes. And at dry
placing bags of cloth between the clothes, effectively prevents the moth.
At high doses can cause tremors and convulsions.
They should refrain from
pregnant women because of their possible abortifacient effect, as well as infants and are excreted in the milk and is harmful to the baby. Nor should those who suffer from
- duodenal ulcers or