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Ragwort (Senecio ovatus, ssp. fuchsii, ssp. S. nemorosa)

Slightly toxic

Ragwort
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Effect:

strongly hemostatic


Areas of application:

Postpartum bleeding, bleeding after miscarriage, after gynecological operations, heavy menstrual bleeding, intermenstrual bleeding, bleeding from mucous membranes


!!! See below!!! Please only get it from the pharmacy or buy it as a ready-made preparation.


Plant parts used:

herb


Collection time:

Summer


To find:

In sparse mixed forests and on clearcuts.


Ingredients:

Pyrrolizidine alkaloids, senecionine, flavonoids, vitamin C


Miscellaneous:

☕ Tea: Pour 1/4 liter of boiling water over 2 teaspoons of dried herb and let it steep for 15 minutes. 3 cups per day are sufficient.


There are around 30 different species of ragwort, the common ragwort (Senecio vulgaris), the sticky ragwort (Senecio viscosus), the ragwort (Senecio fuchsii), the ragwort (Senecio jacobaea) and the narrow-leaved ragwort (Senecio inaequidens).


🛑 Attention: Closer investigations have shown that the ragwort species have carcinogenic and liver-damaging ingredients.


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