This plant can be dangerous in case of overdose.|
Hardy perennial of the underwoods and shaded places from 0,30 to 0,60 m of which one uses the roots and leaves.
Betony is especially used in fumigation against infections of respiratory tracts and emphysema.
Also: Nicotinism, hepatic insufficiency.
In external use : Wounds, ulcers, abscesses.
Decoction; 20g of dried plant for 1/2 liter of water, boil during 3 minutes, let rest 10 minutes; 3 cup a day.
Compress with a decoction; 100g of dried leaves, boil 5 minutes in 1 liter of red wine.