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Star umbel, large (Astrantia major)


stomach-strengthening, stimulating

Areas of application:

Stomach weakness, all gynecological diseases, lack of menstruation, respiratory diseases, bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract, wound healing agents

Plant parts used:

root, leaves

Collection time:

spring or autumn

To find:

In sparse forests in the low mountain ranges.


Rosmary acid, flavonoids, flavonoglycosides, saponins


The bracts of the star umbel form a halo and thus simulate a flower size that is not actually there. The plant's umbels are tiny. When it gets dark, the Astrantia bends its stems towards the earth. It protects their pollen from the cold. Its flowers are pink to white with palmate leaves.

You should avoid an overdose.

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