Expectorant and blood purifier, astringent, healing and Antihaemorrhagics.
Plant ancient and widely used in much of the country. It is used for digestive
for its analgesic and desinflamante, which is drunk infusion of leaves as water usage, too, is useful for desinflamar mumps, bruises, wounds and eyes. The treatment to be followed in
and inflammation, is to place the baking sheets from encouraging, cataplasms or cleaned; sheets placed directly crushed and mixed with
or oil used to rub the affected area. In cases of rheumatism, minor injuries, abscesses and bone pain is recommended to use the maceration of the leaves. Other information found on by tears tell us that relieves an upset
, with the baking or taken directly apply the fresh leaves.
Plant, which measures 10 to 30 cm in height. The leaves are born large and elongated from the
root shaped like
. Their flowers are tiny and are on
long stem. It originated in Europe and Asia. In
, live in warm climates, temperate and semi. It grows on arable land and is associated with the tropical deciduous and
forest, Xeric scrublands and mountain cloud forests of
The name of
refers to the sole, which leaves
footprint on the floor
might also remember that there is reared by humans goes where. Therefore, we refer to the name you gave the
Indians when the plant
introduced by the Europeans and grew by going where the white man, "the imprint of the faces pale. ".
herbaceous plant which is abundant in the orchards, wetlands, prairies, the edges of fields and ribazos. It is useful to the entire plant, although the parties are preferred carriers.
The gargarismos or rinses of plantain are
sure remedy against inflammation of the throat and 200 species of
that are known, some are popular drugs like
. major; others do not move from weeds that are invading the fields of culture and sterilized the soil.
perennial plant of about 60 cm tall. From the second year is
yellowish underground stems from which hangs
multitude of white
. The leaves, big as the sole, born at
vertically. Pale green, join the stem by
long petiole. On the lower side highlights seven nerviaciones parallel very robust. Just starting point from where the leaves emerge
stalk whose top half is covered in small flowers without petiole, abundant, forming
. The fruit is
small capsule which, when
, opens transversely dropping the seeds it contains. He
also known as
plantain, plantain higher, Caramel and plantain.
Anywhere in the world can be found in the wild plants of the genus
prefers temperate climates not too hot and cold. Many species are found in South
, especially in Mato Grosso. The greater plantain, abounds in the Eurasian continent and grows alongside roads in wetlands.
Both the leaves and flowers and stems have
glucoside, the aucubina, along with tannins and minerals, and also rich in
. The seeds contain abundant mucilage and
large quantity of oil.
Basically astringent, meaning that shrinks the tissue,
good anti - inflammatory, antidiarrheal. It is useful, particularly in the treatment of
. It is also depurative and diuretic, and can be applied as
(even cure sores, wounds or abrasions of the skin)
The leaves and root (underground stems) may be collected during the entire year except the two coldest months. The
spikes during the
, seeds somewhat later, before opening the capsules and stop falling.
USES AND APPLICATIONS:
Anti - inflammation of the throat, sores in the mouth rinses are gargarismos or
decoction of leaves (50 grams per
of water) The same decoction.
Can be applied on the eyes in cases of
or simple eye inflammations. To heal the wounds, tender leaves are applied directly once scalded. Against
, can be given baths seat or apply the ointment from cattle melt
with crushed fresh leaves. In the Far East from the seeds is preparing
kind of jam used against abdominal pains.