Medicinal Plant of the Month,
Who does not know that lovely daisy, which is frowned upon as a weed in many an ornamental lawn.
Unfortunately, the medicinal properties of the daisy have also been completely forgotten. Thus, daisies are effective for digestive problems, stimulate appetite and relieve colds.
How to use:
As a tea:
As a fresh plant or dried, flowers and leaves can be used as a tea.
Wash the flowers and leaves, brew with boiling water over and let steep covered for 10 min.
The tea can be sweetened with honey.
Can be used as an addition to salads:
The fresh flower heads will adorn any salad and make it a feast for the eyes.
Sprinkle washed flower heads over salad or on buttered bread.
Enjoy with all your senses.
Daisies stand for:
- Helpful for lack of appetite, enjoy 1 cup of the tasty tea before eating.
Lack of appetite is often found when there is a lot of stress. Often hunger is satisfied with quick snacks and sweets.
The daisy can be helpful here to direct the appetite back into the right channels. Attacks on snacks and sweets can be reduced.
- Metabolism stimulating, the tea, 3 cups a day get the metabolism going, which is especially helpful after the winter months and prevents spring fatigue.
- For rashes, impure skin can be helpful washes, simply prepare tea and dab with a fresh, soft tree wool cloth.
Botanical name: Bellis perennis
Plant family: daisy family
Other names: Daisy of thousands, dimensional daisy, mayflower, rainflower
Uses: sprains, bruises, skin complaints, wound treatment.
Use as: Edible flowers, salads, herb butter, herb curd, herb pesto.
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Be sure to consult a doctor if you have serious or unclear symptoms.