A plant widespread in the hilly and plain areas, whose flowers, the cuckoo-cuckoo, have countless therapeutic indications. Flower preparations are especially good for respiratory diseases, and those based on leaves and roots for the heart.
Known under the scientific name of Primula officinalis, cuckoo cuckoo has antispasmodic, calming, anti-inflammatory, healing and emollient action, being useful in treating many diseases.
Strengthens the heart
The cuckoo contains potassium and sodium, helping the heart to function properly. The most suitable is the decoction.
It is obtained by boiling a teaspoon of chopped root in a cup of water. Bring to the boil for 10 minutes, then remove from the heat. Drink twice a day. And if you experience palpitations, tincture of cuckoo cuckoo helps to soothe them. Dissolve 15 drops in half a glass of water. Take twice a day for at least 14 days.
Useful in respiratory infections
Cuckoo cuckoo is rich in saponins that help fluidize bronchial secretions. If you suffer from bronchitis, colds or pneumonia, prepare a syrup from the root of this plant. Chop a handful of fresh roots, put them in a jar and put over them 3-4 tablespoons of honey diluted in 300 ml of water. Leave to soak for 10 days. Take 1 teaspoon, 3 times a day, until the symptoms disappear.
It cures eczema
To speed up the healing of eczema, you can apply poultices with fresh, finely chopped cuckoo flowers in problem areas. Flower infusion compresses are indicated for wound healing. Apply several times a day for 10-15 minutes.
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