, carminativa and antispasmodic.
and emenagoga. In small doses, it is more sedating.
Introduced in the West during the Middle Ages, in the wake of the Crusades, had such fast Acceptance that its cultivation spread throughout Europe, reaching more than used in
countries, particularly in the kitchen, as
spice for production of sausages and stews to prepare.
presents beautiful flowers in the form of
chalice. The parties that are collected are the flowering tops, which taken in infusion, are used to combat all kinds of
The plant contains terpenes, which are responsible for their aroma.
Little plant cover pelusilla
, erect stem, in no more than 50 cm, square - section, such as
. The leaves, oval, with
dark green color, masked by the thin layer of white hairs in it under the false hue clearly apparent. The flowers, small, in the form of glass, white or pink, are grouped into bouquets that form
dense spike in the upper half of the stems; summarizing such as
few drops of essence,
. All the plant off
very pleasant scent, the taste is
. Also called mayorana,
and almoradux true.
Your location area includes northeastern Africa (Egypt) and extends from
to India. In Europe and
single plant cultivation.
been used to combat any
, such as
, abdominal di and other classes. It is
tonic promotes digestion, regulates
We use the flowering tops (the ends of the stems that contain sheets) that are cut when the plant starts to bloom, that is, half way between the
, according to the weather. Should not be expected to have all the flowers fully open, as it did not take place all at once, and when the last
is at its maximum splendor, the first and wither. Should be left to dry in the shade as soon as possible after the reaction, and save them in jars sealed and shielded from light.
USES AND APPLICATIONS:
It usually takes at infusion, although s den prepare both forms. The (about his shoot with flowers and leaves to
cup of water) is an, general tonic that promotes sleep. The strong (5 times more concentrated, used to help digestions following
copious meal, abdominal pains to calm and to provoke
when it does not come at scheduled dates. Against the cold, should be made puffs boiling 20 grams of flowering tops
of water in water and breathing (through the nose) of, vapors that emerge.
The flowering tops.
oil (0. 7 to 3%) rich in terpineol, with thymol, carvacrol and hydrocarbons terpénicos; phenolic acids: caféico, chlorogenic, rosmarínico; flavonoid derivatives of apigenol, luteolol, kenferol, diosmetol; hydroquinone.
oil gives it spasmolytic properties, sedatives, hypotensive, digestive and
. The phenolic acids, flavonoids and hydroquinone are responsible for their bactericidal
antiseptic and reinforce the action of
. Via external analgesic and healing.
, gastric ulcers. Anxiety,
In topical use:
Unless otherwise indicated, we recommend not to prescribe
oils through internal during
under six years or patients with
, gastric ulcers,
irritable bowel syndrome
and other neurological
Do not administer, or topically applied to
under six years old or people with
or with known hypersensitivity to this or other
Do not prescribe dosage forms with
content for oral administration in
under two years or consultants in the process of
Caution / Poisoning.
Continued use of the plant (more than two weeks) can cause
oil, at high doses, can be narcotic, causing
It can produce irritation of mucous membranes and
Take into account the
content of the fluid extract and tincture.
Galenica forms / Dosage.
one tablespoon per cup of dessert, in digestive
, infuse ten minutes, three cups
day. In cases of excitement
teaspoon per cup of
and take three or more per day.
Fluid extract (1:
1) 25 - 50 drops, one to three times
10) 50 - 100 drops, one to three times
oil (see precautions) 2 - 4 drops three times daily. Capsules (25 to 50 mg / caps, 2 or 3
0. 5 to 2 grams
day, in capsules of 250 mg.
30 g / l, applied in the form of general baths, lotions, towels, ointments, gargarismos or mouthwash.
oil: friction on the affected joints (in
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