Flax, woman flax
The toadflax gets up to 60 cm high, has narrow leaves and at the end a cluster of closely spaced, yellow, spurred flowers.
Heyday: July to September
Occurrence: Here, toadflax is widespread on stony fields and roadsides.
Plant parts used medicinally
The toadflax without roots is used for the manufacture of medicinal products.
- Flavone glycosides
- Peganine (Alkaloid)
Medicinal effect and application
Toadflax is not considered by conventional medicine, but natural medicine uses toadflax
- Hemorrhoids and
Toadflax tea: Take 1 heaped teaspoon of cabbage and pour a large cup of boiling water over it, let it steep for 10 minutes, strain.
Throughout the day Drink 2 cups.
At normal doses, none are known to have been consumed by toadflax.