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Butterwort (Pinguicula vulgaris)


Butterwort

Effect:

cough suppressant, wound healing, laxative


Areas of application:

Sores, cracked skin on the lips or breasts, during a gout attack


Plant parts used:

Leaves


Collection time:

Is under strict nature conservation!!!


To find:

It is already extinct in many places. On damp rocks, springs and fens in the mountains.


Ingredients:

rennet enzymes, protein-splitting enzymes, cinnamic acid


Other:

The butterwort is a carnivorous plant.

The leaf surface shines because there are sticky gland secretions on it, on which small insects get stuck, which serve to supply nutrients via the leaves and are digested here by a rennet enzyme.


Butterwort

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