Although this is one of the medicinal plants used for over time, because it
use among the Assyrians and the Egyptians,
can produce toxic effects on the
(binge) if ingested in high doses. It is widely appreciated as
originating in the countries of the eastern Mediterranean,
cultivated and spread throughout Europe and
herbaceous plant of the
of UmbelÝferas, which reaches 20 to 60 cm in height. The flowers are white or pink. The fruit, which is characterized by its roundness, measured from 3 to 5 mm in diameter.
only the ripe fruit.
Properties and indications:
the fruits contain an
oil - rich linalol, which is the active ingredient to their properties to be:
removes gases, ■ antispasmodic, tonic and slightly
, when taken in small doses.
been used as worming, although it
not been able to show such property. It is indicated when:
insufficiency, heavy digestions, inappetence,
In the convalescence of
, such as invigorating and stimulating appetite.
(bad breath) from the consumers of
and onions, and smokers.
condiment, seasoning various dishes. In infusion of 30 grams. of fruit per
meal. Powder of nuts: swallowed
spoonful of dessert (5 gm. Mixed with honey, after
meal. In essence, 3 times
day are administered from 1 to 3 drops.
discard the green parts of the plant. Do not exceed the prescribed dose. The essence, in high doses, can cause