This plant consists of a rosette of leaves with a stalk virtually nonexistent, and these leaves are thick, fleshy, hairless and light green.
Continued throughout the winter with all its leaves, and as the years go by is forming a strain on the base, to be hardened. If you receive a short burgundy.
It is a very decorative plant, native to Europe and North Africa. It breeds across Europe and in Spain we can find in the Pyrenees, Cantabrian Mountains and northern mountains. The land where best developed are calcareous, especially permeable areas rich in organic matter.
This plant has many flowers scattered around the stem, after spending several years to mature, it can take up to 200 flowers in a single strain. The calyx consists of five white petals with small flecks of color on the strain and rather rounded at the end.
It begins to flower in May at the earliest areas and may even bloom in late July at the most. Only more mature plants bloom, this plant needs for many years from being planted until they start their first flowers appear.
It is collected fresh leaves, roots and flowers.
The active component of vitamin C is known, the rest of the active components are not known with accuracy. Its main property is to be very effective as an abortifacient.
It's a very dangerous plant, so I advise you never used as a home remedy because it can cause serious disruption, causing even death if ingested amounts are high and if our body is not with enough defenses to counter the effects of this plant. It should therefore be used only by prescription.
On the other hand, it is widely used in modern medicine because of the danger of ingesting it, nevertheless, can always be found in some herbal or mountainous areas north of the peninsula, making it very easy to find and use if Side effects are unknown so dangerous fires.
The crown of King is very popular as a remedy used by shepherds in the Pyrenees area of difficult births in cattle because the animals also acts as an abortifacient.
Infusion. Place 100 cc. Of water to boil for 10 minutes and then add five grams of the plant when the water is already boiling. It must be very careful with this tea and drink it only by prescription.
FLOWERING: May, June and July
PART USED: Sheets
CASTILIAN: Corona real
CATALAN: Corona de rei
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