The tea of the leaves has the property of binding tissues and promoting the free flow of urine.
(Fragaria vesca) The popular strawberry plant belongs to the plant family Rosaceae. It is a low, perennial herb with runners. The leaves are compound in three leaflets, bright green, and with toothed margin. The flowers are white, with five petals, developing into a sweet red false or aggregate fruit which is commonly called strawberry. The plant is vegetatively propagated by runners.
Parts Used: Fruit, leaves and root
- Binds tissues and promotes free flow of urine
- Chronic diarrhea
- Abnormal build up of minerals in the body, kidney diseases, intestinal worms, pulmonary inflammation of the mucous membranes or catarrh, gout, arthritis, jaundice, liver and stomach problems.
- Bladder stones
How to Use
- The tea of the leaves has the property of binding tissues and promoting the free flow of urine.
- The tea is also used for chronic diarrhea. The decoction of root also has the same medicinal property.
- Eating the fruit is valuable in cases of calculus or the abnormal build up of minerals in the body, kidney diseases, intestina worms, pulmonary catarrh, gout, arthritis, jaundice, liver and stomach problems.
- In the treatment of bladder stones, the juice of the fresh strawberries is taken before breakfast. It relieves pains and prevents development of new stones.
- The fruit is also recommended for indigestion or dyspepsia. It has good anti-anemic properties.
To know more on how to prepare and use herbs, visit How to Use Plant Material as Medicine
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