(Lythrum salicaria)

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Hardy perennial of the wet places and marshes from 0,50 to 1,2 m of which one uses the flowered tops.

Purple loosestrife is a powerful disinfectant of gastro-intestinal mucous membranes prescribed in case of diarrhoeas, spasmodic colics.
Also in external use : Eczema, varicose vein ulcers.

Infusion : 20 g for one liter of water ; 3 cups a day.

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Lythrum salicaria (Purple loosestrife