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.
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.
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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