In classical antiquity this plant
known as "grass terrible, " because it
confused with the sense of powerful laxative effect. Today we know that their effect is not as intense as that of sin,
is still used as
Europe, divided by limestone terrain, dry and sunny.
perennial plant from 15 to 20 cms. tall, of the
of Globulariáceas. Its leaves are oval, and forming
basal rosette. Its flowers are blue alive.
Properties and indications:
the entire plant contains
glucoside, the globularina, to which it owes its
action, as well as heterósidos, tannin, resin and
G. In addition to its effect.
laxative, quite strong, is colagoga (facilitates the removal of the gallbladder)
decoction of 40 to 50 grams of leaves per
of water, which is boiled for 15 minutes, taking
cup at night before bed, and another the next
not exceeding the doses listed, as it can cause vomiting and severe