Plant Magazine of Botanical-online September 2017

Natural remedies

Properties of globularia alypum

Globularia alypum L.

PROPERTIES OF GLOBULARIA

Common noun: Globularia

Scientific noun: Globularia alypum L.

Family:Globularia family - globulariaceae.

Habitat: In dry and rocky places.

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A general view of the plant - Daniel M. Bou ©Dibujosparapintar

Characteristics of Globularia

Perennial bushy plant of the globularia family - globulariaceae - up to 60 cm. Stems erect and ligneous. Leaves short-stalked, lanceolate ending in a spine. Bluish flowers, in heads till 2,5 cm in diameter. Very perceptible bracts, imbricate.

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Picking-up and storing Globularia

Leaves should be collected at the end of Winter or early Spring. They should be dried and stored in a dry air tight container.

Properties of Globularia

Globularia as a medicinal plant

-Purgative: In cases of constipation this plant can be used as a soft laxative (Decoction of 50 gr. of dry leaves per litre of water. 2 cups a day)

- Antirheumatic and antidiabetic: In case of sugar, articular and muscular pains, and gout (A cup in the morning of the decoction previously seen)

- Antiacid: Against stomach acidity (Infusion of 30 gr. of dry leaves per litre of water. A glass before meals.)

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