saponaria decoction

Use

Medicinal use: 
For internal use in cases of rheumatism, gout , liver failure (additional treatment). Saponaria also acts as a depurative (mainly diuretic).
For external use against skin diseases such as acne , psoriasis , eczema .

Using it as soap (its natural soap form): 
A decoction of saponaria can be used as soap. In the presence of water, the plant tends to foam a little because of the saponin. It is estimated that saponary rhizome may contain up to 8% saponin.

Ingredients

For a cup of saponaria decoction, use:
– 10 to 15 g of saponaria roots and/or leaves (roots and leaves in equal parts). Saponin flowers can also be used. This represents a handful of saponaria roots, leaves or flowers.

– 300 to 500 ml of water

Preparation

– Place the saponaria in water, and once it reaches boiling point, let it boil for approximately 10 minutes.

– Filter.

Posology

Medicinal use :
Internal use: 
– Drink 2 to 3 cups a day. For more personalized dosing, ask your pharmacist or specialist therapist for advice.
External use :
– Apply directly to the skin by wetting, for example, a small cloth.

Soap: 
– Use as natural soap.

Conservation: 
– Store in the refrigerator for a maximum of 2 days, after this period it becomes toxic for internal use.

Notes:
– By definition, a decoction is richer in active principles than an infusion (tea), therefore, a soap dish decoction is more concentrated than a soap dish infusion.

Read also: plant sapon aria (soap dish)

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