The fine is an herb carquexia slightly woody at the base, much branched underground stems and brownish, knobby and many rootlets at the nodes. End of old branches out new branches very plump in his boot. Some branches have flowers and others not, still the flowering somewhat narrower than the others and trial, instead of dials, like the branches not flowering. The flowers are a rich yellow color and are grouped in dense terminal clusters.
One grows in clearings in forests, thickets and prairies, especially in the mountains rich in silica and poor in lime.
The fine carquexia blooms in April and continues well into July. Harvesting for medicinal purposes sumidad interested in Florida, which should be collected being very careful not to take the whole plant, but simply removed the flowering branches to be used. In this way, we ensure that next year we can have the same floor. But if we started indiscriminately everything that protrudes from the ground, in the end we will have no more than useless weeds without any medical application. Once collected is dried in the dryer or in the shade and stored in sealed jars to prevent moisture can damage the content of active ingredients.
Composition of fine carquexia can hardly say anything, because there is no serious study in this regard. Only in the seed seems to have found a certain amount of cytisine. This compound has emetic properties and therefore seeds have been used in a home to induce vomiting. As for the flowers, are considered laxative and diuretic. In the villages is often used indiscriminately and carquexia fine carquexia since both have similar properties. Portugal is rich in these herbs and use them to fight coughs and as an emollient.
Of all the first carquexias was known was
the fine carquexia known even in the Balkan area. The others were slowly discovering, being quite used at the time.
Infusion. With the flowers make an infusion at 30 g. Flowers in a cup of boiling water. It can take two cups a day after the main meals.
HABITAT: Siliceous mountain terrain and decalcified
FLOWERING: From April to June
PART USED: Sumidad florida
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