salicarialythrum salicaria

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salicarialythrum salicaria
Other Names:

Rills, Friars, Lisimaquia Red Liter.

This plant and Dioscórides recommended in the first century AD as antidiarreica and hemostatic. Its use is still in place, and since then has helped to heal many sick people, children and adults. For its tannin content, is used for tanning hides.

Habitat: Common in moist meadows, ponds and banks of streams and rivers across Europe. Naturalized in the American continent.

Description: perennial plant of the family of Litráceas, stem erect, robust and quadrangular section, which reaches up to 1. 5 m in height. Its leaves resemble those of the willow, and the flowers are pink purple, in spike.

Used parts: the flowering tops.

Properties and indications: contains up to 15% of tannins to which it owes its astringent action and antidiarreica; mucilages and pectin, which make emollient (softener inflamed skin and mucous membranes) as well as flavonoids and anthocyanins of anti - inflammatory action. These are his instructions:

Diarrhea, gastroenteritis, dysentery, colitis: especially useful in severe cases, when there is blood or mucus issue. It has been used successfully in salmonellosis and typhoid. Very appropriate to fight diarrhea in infants, both in the bottle as in Enema, associated with an appropriate regime (carrot, white rice, flour, locust bean, etc.

Varicose ulcers, infected wounds, eczema and dermatitis: has a remarkable healing and regenerative effect of the epidermis.

Vaginitis, and metrorrhagia leucorrhea (vaginal bleeding outside of menstruation) after a check optional. It applies in vaginal irrigations.

Usage: infusion of 40 or flowering tops of 60 grams per liter of water, eat 3 to 8 cups daily.

For external use, lotions and towels with a decoction of 100 to 150 grams per liter. This decoction is also used for irrigation and vaginal washings.

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