calcareous soils of southern Europe, where once it
cultivated. In the
Peninsula abounds towards the east and south. It is known in South
perennial plant of the
of the Rubiaceae, which reaches up to one meter in height. The stem is square, reddish, and covered with thorny hooks. The root is long and winding,
Properties and indiction:
root contains Anthraquinone glycosides, which owes its colors and diuretic properties; citrates alkali and malic and tartaric acids. Its properties are more prominent:
It is recommended in all types of
ailments (calculations, colic,
) as well as in
It is soothing and antiseptic pain of the
tract, which makes it very useful in colic. It
been found that is able to dissolve certain types of
Aperitive opens the appetite.
is indicated in
of the gallbladder.
facilitates the rules and calm the pain.
promotes bowel movement.
By using the
remedy, is dyed pink urine, mucus and sweat, which poses no
in decoction with 30 - 40 grams of shredded root in
of water, boil for 10 minutes, 4 to 6 cups
day. The dust is ingested root of 2 - 4 grams per day, divided into 3 shots.