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Daisy - Bellis perennis. Daisy

Daisy

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Biological Name: Bellis perennisdaisy

Family: Compositae

Other Names: Daisy

Elements Applied: Dried or fresh flower tops are applied in herbal medicine

Active Components:

  • Mucilage
  • Bitter component
  • Saponins
  • Tannin
  • Flavones
  • Essential oil

Used For: The herb is known to relieve diarrhea, and induce expectoration.

Daisy is applied for inflammatory coughs, and for any case associated with this symptom. As a herbal remedy daisy is a reliable and safe medicine. It is believed to relieve rheumatic pains, arthritis, as well as kidney and liver conditions. As far as its astringent properties are concerned, daisy is applied for diarrhea.

Commonly mixed with: To relieve respiratory inflammations, the herb is combined with Coltsfoot and Golden Rod.

Preparation and Intake: To prepare an infusion, take one teaspoon of dry herb extract for 200 ml of boiling water and steep for ten minutes. The result is consumed thrice per day.

In form of tincture the herb is used at a dose of 2-4 ml thrice per day.

Safety: There is no data concerning the plant’s safety level. It is possible that the herb interacts with the medicine you use. Speak to your health-care provider before taking the plant.