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Herb Information
Name: Pellitory of the Wall
Biological Name: Parietaria diffusa

Urticaceae

Other Names: Pellitory of the Wall
Parts Used: Aerial parts
Active Compounds:
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Flavonoids; 3-glucosides & 3-rhamnosides of quercitin, kaempferol & isorhamnetin; 3-sophorosides of quercitin & kaempferol; 3-neohesperidosides of kaempferol & isorhamnetin

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Glucoproteins

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Bitter principle

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Tannin.

Remedies For

Diuretic, demulcent.

Pellitory of the Wall may be used in the treatment of any inflammation of the urinary tract and especially where soothing of inflammation is needed. Used for cystitis and pyelitis. It is a good general diuretic which is used to relieve water retention where it is due to kidney-based causes. Used in the treatment of kidney stone or gravel.

Combinations : It combines well with Parsley Piert, Buchu, Bearberry or Juniper.

Dosage: 

Infusion: pour a cup of boiling water onto 1-2 teaspoonfuls of the dried herb and leave to infuse for 10-l5 minutes. This should be drunk three times a day.

Tincture: Take 1-2 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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