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Mountain everlasting (Antennaria dioica)


emollient, diuretic, bilious, astringent

Areas of application:

Stimulating metabolism, bile, liver, diarrhea, persistent cough, swollen tonsils, tonsillitis, inflammation or irritation of the sexual organs, vaginal catarrh, after injury or infection through childbirth or during sexual intercourse

Plant parts used:

Female flowers

Collection time:

May, June

To find:

Is a protected species. Grows on lime-poor meadows in the Alps and low mountain ranges.


Tannic acid, bitter substances, mucilage, resin, essential oil


☕ Tea: 1 teaspoon of cat's paw is poured over 1/4 liter of boiling water and left to steep for 8 minutes. Drink while still hot. 2 cups daily are sufficient.

Mountain everlasting are dioecious, meaning there are male and female plants. The female flowers are pink, the male flowers are white. You only collect the pink ones.

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