Callera herb is a plant belonging to the family of crassulacean. This family is named for the fatness of their leaves, ie they are true reservoirs of water, which allows these plants to withstand long periods of dry soil and air.
The grass in question is a strain which thickened tear in the spring new shoots that grow steep and stiff. The flowers are tiny and very numerous, of a pinkish-white.
It breeds on crags, almost always without lime rock in most of the Pyrenees. Also grown in gardens and pots.
Callera Grass flourishes in the time of maximum heat in summer. Interesting collection of leaves, used fresh, collected during flowering. In some cases the leaves are kept submerged in oil, in order to use time-out when needed, though it is best to use freshly picked.
In the leaves of this plant are a glycoside breaks down into a sugar and a substance with an odor similar to that of geraniol. It is also rich in calcium salts and contains small amounts of magnesium and iron.
The main virtue of this plant is the vulneraria, ie, healing sores and wounds. Are also attributed to other virtues such as acting as a healing and Callico. How to proceed with the leaves of this herb is very easy: Once the leaves have been collected with care, separates the thin skin covering the upper surface thereof, which is easily separated from his molla and is applied directly on burns, cuts, sores and wounds in general. Proceeding in this way activates healing and encores of all these attacks skin. It is also shown that the implementation of the road on callus gets to make these soft.
For external use. The leaf is applied directly, proceed as explained in the applications. If we start from the leaf preserved in oil, we proceed in the same manner, depending on how you have been saved, will have greater or lesser activity.
No known applications of this plant by mouth.
HABITAT: Rocks without lime
PART USED: Sheets
CASTILIAN: Hierba de callos
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