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Herb Information
Name: Daisy
Biological Name: Bellis perennis

Compositae

Other Names: Daisy
Parts Used: Fresh or dried flower heads
Active Compounds:
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Saponins

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Tannin

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Essential oil

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Flavones

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Bitter principle

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Mucilage.

Remedies For

Expectorant, astringent.

Daisy is useful for coughs and catarrh, and for all conditions that manifest in these forms, Daisy may be used freely and safely. It has a reputation of value in arthritis and rheumatism as well as in liver and kidney problems. Due to its astringency it is also useful for diarrhea.

Combinations : For respiratory catarrh it may be used with Golden Rod or Coltsfoot.

Dosage:

Infusion: pour a cup of boiling water onto 1 teaspoonful of the dried herb and leave to infuse for 10 minutes. This should be drunk three or four times a day.

Tincture; take 2-4 ml of the tincture three times a day.

Safety:

No information available. Some herbs are known to react with your medication. Please consult your physician before starting on any herb.

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