Grass smaller ones that can measure more than a foot high. It's annual development. The leaves are divided into three leaflets, two other small blades located at the junction with the stem, which can be confusing to understand which consists of five sheets.
Green meadows, grassy slopes and places are the ideal place for their perfect development. In these conditions is well developed and can measure up to two feet in height. But we can locate in other areas that are less appropriate, less moisture: then development is not as important and is covered with hair.
It blooms in the spring and summer. The flowers are very small, less than a centimeter long, a yellowish-green that is once they start to dry up. The flowers are borne at the tips of the plant, a number that does not exceed six units.
The fruit, as the whole family, legume-shaped: long, straight and brown, can measure about four inches long.
The useful part of this plant are the flowers, so to proceed with the collection will intersect the tallit holding flowers, placing them on papers spread on the floor. The flowers should not touch each other, and occasionally removed for fast drying. This process must be done to shelter from the sun and in well ventilated area. Once completely dried, stored in cloth sacks dense while preserving moisture and no light.
Cuernecillo Flowers of cyanide compounds present in small quantities, large amounts of flavonoids and tannins, all this gives them a sedative and antispasmodic, as used in situations of anxiety, insomnia, palpitations and depression. Employee acts as topical anti-inflammatory.
Infusion. He added ten grams of flowers previously treated in a pint of water, which will have been above the boiling point, is left in contact for ten minutes, after which it is filtered, obtaining a liquid you can drink before meals and before bedtime to avoid insomnia. The recommended maximum is three times daily.
Fluid extract. Fifty drops of this extract can be taken in half a glass of water half an hour before bedtime.
FLOWERING: Spring and summer
PART USED: Flowers
CASTILIAN: Trébol de cuernos
CATALAN: Corona de rei
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