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Toothroot (Cardamine)



wound healing, astringent

Areas of application:

for wound healing, psoriasis, dry eczema, internal bleeding, excessive menstruation, diarrhea, white discharge, cough

Plant parts used:


Collection time:

August and September

To find:

In mixed deciduous forests up to 2000 meters altitude, in mountains and in fir-beech forests.

It is strictly protected.


essential oil, tannins, alkaloids


☕ Tea: Add 1 teaspoon of dried rhizome to 1/4 liter of water, then heat to boiling and let stand for a few minutes. Now strain and drink throughout the day.

The rhizome is reminiscent of teeth and this is how the plant gets its name, toothroot.

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