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Common Centaury Herb (Centaurium erythraea)

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Common Centaury Herb (Centaurium erythraea L.) or European Centaury is a plant widespread in Europe and parts of Asia and Africa. Common Centaury is known also as minor centaury, lesser centaury, centaury herb, feverwort. It can be found on meadows, forest clearings, on the roadsides. Due to the attractive appearance of the flowers (pink, clustered a few in bunches), it is planted in gardens.

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Common Centaury Herb (Centaurium erythraea L.) or European Centaury is a plant widespread in Europe and parts of Asia and Africa. It can be found on meadows, forest clearings, on the roadsides. Due to the attractive appearance of the flowers (pink, clustered a few in bunches), it is planted in gardens. Common Centaury is known also as minor centaury, lesser centaury, centaury herb, feverwort.

The raw herbal material consists of dried stalks and leaves of the Common Centaury plant. Recently, it has also been used in the production of cosmetics. In addition, the Common Centaury Herb is also used to flavour wines, tinctures, liqueurs, and vodkas to give them a bitter aftertaste.

How To Use Common Centaury Herb Health Embassy

Infusion

Take 1-3 tsp of Common Centaury Herb to 1 cup (200ml) of boiling water and steep it for 10-15 minutes. After this time strain it and drink.

1-2 tbsp Common Centaury Herb pour with 250ml of lukewarm water, mix and heat to boil. Cook covered for 3 minutes, then set aside for 15 minutes to steep. After this time strain the mixture. Drink 1 tbsp of cooled decoction 30-60 minutes before eating.

Macerate

Use 1-3 tsp of Common Centaury Herb to 300ml of cold water. Let it stand for 8 hours, then warm it up, strain and sweeten with honey. Drink in a dose of one cup before the meal.

Tincture

30g of Common Centaury Herb pour 400ml of vodka. Leave in a dark place for 14 days, then strain and pour into a dark bottle. Drink 2-3 times a day in a dose of 1 tsp.

This product description is for informational purposes only.

It does not replace the consultation with a doctor and cannot be used as a medication or be a part of therapy. All decisions on this matter should be consulted with your doctor.

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