Natural Remedies by Mária Tránsito López Luengo

Natural Remedies by Mária Tránsito López Luengo

Author:Mária Tránsito López Luengo
Language: eng
Format: epub
ISBN: 9781510750036
Publisher: Skyhorse
Published: 2019-08-21T16:00:00+00:00


• Precautions

It is not toxic so even infants can have it without any problems.

• Description

It is an attractive deciduous tree with a long lifespan that grows up to 98 feet (30 meters) high. Its heart-shaped leaves, with serrated edges, are dark green on top and silvery green on the underside. Its fragrant flowers are greenish yellow and grown in inflorescences.

• Cultivation

It grows spontaneously in mountain areas with cold and wet climate, such as beech, maple, and rowan forests. It is frequently grown in the Mediterranean region.

• Harvesting

Its flowers and bracts are the parts that are used in herbal medicine. These are harvested in dry periods, when two-thirds of the plant is open. They are dried in a well-ventilated place and stored in tightly sealed containers away from light.

• Composition

It contains mucilage, flavonoids, essential oil, tannins, and phenolic acids.



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