27
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2009
Agrimonia eupatoria L. - caoda Cancer, high turita
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Scientific name - Agrimonia eupatoria L.

'Yevpatoriya' is derived from King Mitridate Yevpatoriya (sec I BC) who, by tradition, introduced the plant in traditional therapy.

Synonyms - Agrimonia odorata, Agrimonia officinarum, Agrimonia viscidula.

Popular names - Agrimonia, coada racului, dumbravnica, turita mare, erba di S. Guglielmo, erba del taglio, Sticklewort, Kozonseges parlofu, Gewohnlicher Odermennig.

Distribution and Habitat - grows in arid places with a light shading, along the road to 1500 m altitude. Increase in northern Europe and North America.

Description - perennial, rhizome short, vertically. Stem erect, pubescent, simple or sparsely branched, 30-100 cm tall. In the first year forming a basal rosette of leaves. Basal leaves petiolate, imparipenat-compuse, oblanceolate, margine gear, dark green upper side and gray-white on the underside; 2 stipele to the leaf. The stem ends with a spiriform Raceme 10-30 cm. Flowers pedunculate, pedicel 2 mm long, calyx green, 5 lobes ovat-acute, 1.5 mm long; Corola yellow, 5 petals obovata-elliptic. Blooms in June-September. Fruit achenes, 6 mm long.

Propagation - by seeds and root division. Seeds must be stratified to germinate. Are planted at 12 cm between plants.

Properties and Uses - leaves and flowers, dried in a dry shade. Analgesic properties.

It is contraindicated in persons with heart problems.

Curiosity - Greeks and Romans used it to combat liver disease.

References

Claire Kowalchik, William H. Hylton - Roda's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Herbs - Roda Press, 1999

Daniele Lo Rito - Bach Flower Massage - Inner Traditions Bear and Company, 1998

Donald Yance, Arlene Valentine - Herbal Medicine, Healing & Cancer - McGraw-Hill Contemporary, 1999

Juliette of Bairacli-Levy - The Complete Herbal Handbook for Farm and Stable - Faber and Faber, 1991

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