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Biological Name: Potentilla anserinaSilverweed

Other Names: goosegrass, silver cinquefoil, Cinquefoil, moor grass, Silverweed, goose tansy, crampweed

Elements Applied: Green plant’s parts are applied in herbal medicine

Used For: The herb is known to treat diarrhea, and relieve spasms.

Tea made on milk or water adding Silverweed is an effective medicine for diarrhea, and is additionally used for dysentery. It can also be applied to relieve spasms; however, it is commonly combined with German chamomile or balm leaves to serve this aim. The tea can also be applied to prevent bleeding, heal throat and mouth ulcers, and skin conditions as an external remedy.

Additional Info: Silverweed belongs to perennials, and is widely spread across pastures, meadows, and dry fields of Europe and North America. The rhizome produces rooting runners, and features a pack of basal leaves which are constituted of 15 leaflets, being green-colored and covered with fuzz. The blossoming period starts in late spring and lasts to early autumn, when yellow-colored flowers appear on peduncles.

Preparation and Intake: To prepare a decoction, take two teaspoons of herb extract and boil it up with a cup of milk or water.

To relieve spasms make a tea, combining equal quantities of German chamomile flowers, balm leaves and silver weed. Infuse one teaspoon of this combination on half a cup of water. Make sweet to your taste. Use at a dose of a cup to a cup and a half per day, a swallow at a time.

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