Plantain leaves (Plantago) are rich in calcium and other minerals and vitamins, but especially, they are rich in vitamin K, with aucubin as the active ingredient, responsible for most of its antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects, it also has the specific allantoin that helps in skin regeneration. Its very promising use in the treatment of bleeding cuts and wounds, and for its astringent, emollient and fluidizing properties of phlegm both in the respiratory tract and in the digestive system - thus, it is a very useful plant in flu-like conditions, diarrhea and other difficulties resulting cooling or viruses. It can also be used as an aid in the treatment of stomach ulcers, gastritis and other gastrointestinal inflammatory processes ... View more »
Licorice's complicated chemical composition gives it a wide range of properties. Much research has compared its action to hydrocortisone, but without its side effects. Like cortisone, it would have the effect of reducing inflammation and relieving symptoms of arthritis and allergies, hence its antihistamine effect. The root has glycyrrhizin (fifty times sweeter than sucrose), which favors the formation of hormones such as hydrocortisone. Women often use licorice to regulate menstrual cycles, as it promotes hormonal balance. Its most common use is in the treatment of respiratory problems, such as bronchitis, cough, the accumulation of phlegm and other symptoms of colds due to expectorant action.
Its use is contraindicated in people with high blood pressure, heart problems, kidney disease and low blood potassium levels and pregnant women. ... View more »
Agrimónia is rich in therapeutic properties such as: astringent, analgesic, antidiarrheal, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antiviral, anxiolytic, soothing, healing, depurative, diuretic, relaxing, hypoglycemic, tonic and deworming and acts as a liver protector. being in folk medicine to treat skin wounds, abscesses, kidney stones, phlegm, cystitis, colic, diarrhea, angina, sore throat, laryngitis, tonsillitis, bronchitis, phlegm, in addition to relieving coughs, flu and colds. ... View more »
The purple perpetual has antimicrobial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory action. Due to its medicinal properties the purple perpetual can be used to help in the treatment of conditions
headaches, sore throat, stomach pain, cough, laryngitis, hot flashes, hypertension, cough, relieves symptoms of asthma, diabetes, hemorrhoids and to release phlegm. In decoction it can be used as a diuretic, to decrease stomach acidity, fight respiratory diseases, and aid digestion. It effectively fights free radicals, substances responsible for the aging process and other degenerative diseases. It reduces bad cholesterol and acts as a natural tranquilizer. ... View more »
Malva can be ingested in tea form, for the treatment of infections, constipation, thrush, bronchitis, phlegm, sore throat, hoarseness, pharyngitis, gastritis, eye irritation, bad breath, cough and ulcer. It still benefits the urinary tract, since it acts in the treatment of cystitis, urinary infections and kidney stones (in this case, the plant works to heal the channels through which stones have passed and that have been injured).
Mallow tea is contraindicated during pregnancy and breastfeeding, when used in large doses it can cause poisoning. ... View more »