Epilobium parviflorum
Brand: Semo
Packaged:0,05 g
Ex Tax: 1.85€
Smallflower Hairy Willowherb.
Parts Used: Above-ground part of the plant.
Pharmacy name: fireweed herb - Epilobii herba (formerly: Herba Epilobii).
Perennial plant, 15-60 cm tall, with a rhizome. The erect round stem is covered with protruding hairs. The leaves are elongated or ovate-lanceolate. Seeds with small hairy tuft. Blooms from July to September. It grows most often in clumps along the banks and ditches, in damp forests and clearings, sometimes in wastelands and in gardens near hedges.
Collection and preparation. Flowering plants are harvested, cut close to the ground and dried in bunches in the sun or in a ventilated place.
Active ingredients: betasitosterol, flavonoids, tannins.
Healing action and application. Fireweed small-flowered is recommended for diseases of the prostate gland. You can often even hear that it cures prostate cancer. Such a statement is devoid of any grounds, even with benign diseases of the prostate, this medicinal plant, at best, only helps a little. Its operation is currently being re-examined. In any case, the use of this remedy, if the doctor permits, is welcome.
Fireweed tea: 2 teaspoons topped with herbs, pour 1/4 liter of boiling water and let it brew for 15 minutes. Dosage: 2 cups of tea per day.

Väikeseõiene pajulill

Eng.: Smallflower Hairy Willowherb. Suom.: Nukkahorsma. Sven.: Luddunört. Bot. syn.: Chamaenerion parviflorum.

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