Bramble - Sheet Pack 250 g
Latin name: Rubus fruticosus
Other names: Aronce, wild mulberry, mulberry hedges Catimûron, MURON
The blackberry is a sub shrub with stems that can reach 4 meters, are lying, reddish, equipped with many spines. Leaves, alternate, stalked, composed of three to seven leaflets are large, oval, toothed, of a beautiful green above, downy below. Flowers, visible from May to August, quite large, white or pink, are arranged at the ends of branches. The fruit is ovoid, consists of small drupes forming a fleshy mass.
Growing and Harvesting
Common in Europe, the blackberry is the "poison" of all gardeners. If there is serious, we can always multiply by suckers. Young leaves or buttons are harvested from their training, they are dried in dry and ventilated places.
Astringent, the blackberry leaves against diarrhea, vaginal discharge, hemorrhoids, excessive menstrual bleeding, gout, rheumatism, ~ there anemia, urinary stones, diabetes, but most commonly and effectively used in gargle against angina, mouthwash to relieve mouth ulcers, stomatitis and other inflammations of the oral cavity in general.
Prepare a decoction for 2 minutes, with a tablespoon of chopped leaves per case.
Take one to three cups per day, or make several gargle or mouthwash in the day.
The advice of our pharmacist herbalist to extract the active principles of plants:
How to make an infusion easily
For flowers, leaves, berries and seeds essential oil.
- Pour 500 ml of boiling water (removed from the heat once boiling) 1 c. Coffee (3-5 g) herb (or herb mixture), then cover.
- Let steep for 3 to 5 minutes for fresh plants, and 5 to 15 minutes to dry plants.
- Strain and drink the tea hot or not after adding some honey or natural syrup.
How to make a decoction easily
For roots, bark, leathery leaves and hard seeds (woody medicinal plants).
- Place 1 tsp. tablespoons (5-8 g) of the medicinal plant selected from a stainless steel pot (avoid aluminum) v and pour 1/2 liter of boiling water.
- Simmer 5 to 30 minutes and cover to prevent evaporation.
- Strain and drink the sweet tea or not within 24 hours. Keep cool.
Prepare your teas and herbal infusions with low mineral water. Water plays an important role as it conveys the properties of plants.
Drinks herbal generally act better on an empty stomach. Often, it is suggested to drink herbal infusions and teas in small sips throughout the day, but it is also possible to divide the daily dose of medicinal plants in 2 or 3 doses. Indications are simply taking the natural remedy if necessary.
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