Strawberry. Properties. Medicinal Plants

Strawberry (Fragaria vesca)

Properties of the Strawberry

The leaves are used which show tonic properties, astringent and antidiarrheal, so basically its use is diarrhea, enterocolitis.
The leaves and roots of strawberries are a good diuretic used by it in the treatment of rheumatic diseases as well as in cystitis, ureteritis, urethritis, urolithiasis, hyperuricemia, gout, hypertension, edema, overweight with fluid retention ..
- Usage topic in its leaves are PLS USE: wounds and skin ulcers, mouth or corneal, blepharitis, conjunctivitis, pharyngitis, eczema, erythema, pruritus, vulvovaginitis.
- Fruits: varicose veins and haemorrhoids, capillary fragility and food use.

Contraindications of the Strawberry

- Leaves: gastritis, peptic ulcer disease: tannins can irritate the gastric mucosa, this side effect can be overcome by mixing the strawberries with marshmallow.
- No PLS USE dosage forms containing alcohol to children under two years or people with ethyl alcohol.

Strawberry Side Effects
- The fruit can cause allergic reactions in people hypersensitive to them.

Toxicity: 0 - 1 - 2 - 3
Ideally, the leaves and fruit come from organic farming (intensive agricultural production requires frequent application of insecticides and herbicides).

(0 = none, 1 = something toxic, 2 = toxic, 3 = very toxic)

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