The perpetual yellow is a perennial herb or small kills, branches, stems not very high, upright or lying down and very narrow leaves and white, as the whole plant. In sumidad of the stems are formed small florets born very touching each other. It is a species with varieties that can lead to confusion if not well understood.
It breeds in the hills and slopes of all types of terrain from almost the entire peninsula.
The perpetual bloom in late May and continues to flower for much of the summer. For collection must wait until the plant is flowering, as what interest are the flowering tops. After harvesting, are dried in the shade or drying artificially keeping in mind that not be achieved very high temperatures, since they can alter the active ingredients. Finally, when stored airtight, if possible, away from light.
The composition of life is very complex and not worth going into detail about it. However, we can comment both on the stems and florets in essence has been found that is found in highest concentration in the stems, although this may vary depending on where it comes from the plant.
Since I have always recognized their strengths to fight colds and other complaints related. It pectoral, febrifuge, antitussive, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory. All these shares are exercised in a fairly soft, highlighting among them his power against coughing. It is usually used in cooking and other oral liquids. In some areas infusions are prepared based on this and other plants, which enjoy great popularity. The only problem with this type of preparations is that if the person has a very acute symptoms, may be placed in the hands of a specialist who can prescribe a stronger medication, as these teas prepared from herbs have a very smooth action.
Infusion. From the flower heads an infusion is prepared by adding a cup of boiling water, a handful of the plant is allowed to cool and sweetening to taste each one, taking many infusions are desired, in small sips.
cooking. Prepare the same way as above, only letting the mixture cook about 10 minutes.
FAMILY: Composite tubulifloras
HABITAT: Slopes of all kinds of terrains
PART USED: Sumidad florida
CASTILIAN: Perpetua amarilla
CATALAN: Sempreviva borda
GALICIAN: Herba das almorrans
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