The Masterwort, Peucedanum ostruthium or Imperatoria ostruthium, is a spontaneous plant of the Apiaceae family, the same as parsley and angelica, with which it has several similarities. Very well-known and appreciated in recent centuries, imperatoria has anti-spasmodic, soothing, carminative, anti-inflammatory and digestive properties. The remedy is therefore applied to give relief in case of intestinal and gastric disorders, abdominal cramps and meteorism, gastritis but also menstrual cramps, lack of appetite caused by nervousness and after abundant meals since it acts by relaxing the walls of the stomach and intestine. You can prepare a brew based on the rhizome of masterwort available by the herbalist’s shops. Boil a liter of water, remove from the heat and infuse a handful of rhizome for ten to fifteen minutes. Then filter and drink up to two cups a day. Ask your doctor for advice in case of pregnancy and breastfeeding.
October 01, 2017
Digestive, antispasmodic, carminative and soothing properties, useful in case of too abundant meal to give relief in case of stomachache, bellyache, menstrual cramps, gastritis but also lack of appetite caused by excessive nervousness
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