THE AGRONOMIST ANSWERS ON HOW TO GROW AND CARE FOR PLANTS
Helichrysum italicum(Family Asteraceae former Compositae)
The section is dedicated to plant problems.If you wish to write to our agronomist in order to have an answer on an unclear situation or a difficulty concerning your plant, it is necessary that you indicate:
If possible, send a photo, but in any case, take care to be very detailed in describing the overall state of the plant. The address to which everything is forwarded is: [email protected]
The flowering twigs - available from June until autumn - can be stored after drying.
Although the benefits of this plant are not fully confirmed, it seems that it contains molecules with anti-inflammatory, antibacterial activity and capable of increasing the production of digestive juices and the ability of the liver to process toxins. Research published in 2014 in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology showed that its leaves and flowers are used in cases of colds, coughs, allergies, skin, liver and gallbladder problems, inflammation, infections and insomnia. Studies conducted in vitro seem to demonstrate its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties as well as the photoprotective and anti-erythematous effects of its flavonoids. However, doubts still remain about its anti-inflammatory properties.
It can be contraindicated in case of gallbladder stones or obstruction of the urinary tract. It could also trigger reactions, especially in those allergic to ragweed, daisies and related species.
The above information represents general indications and does not in any way replace the doctor's opinion. To ensure a healthy and balanced diet, it is always advisable to rely on the advice of your doctor or a nutrition expert.
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In this forum we talk about phytotherapy. Readers are answered by Fabio Firenzuoli, doctor expert in phytotherapy and phytovigilance, head of CERFIT, Research and Innovation Center in Phytotherapy and Integrated Medicine, reference structure for phytotherapy of the Tuscany Region, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, professor and scientific coordinator master in "General and clinical phytotherapy", University of Florence. The forum is not a place for prescriptions, but for advice or general information relating to opportunities, or any problems, arising from the use of medicinal and phytotherapeutic plants.
The responses are public. It is not always possible to provide a solution to the problems, but at least we try to indicate the right guidelines for behavior. We cannot guarantee an immediate response to all questions: we recommend returning to the forum in the following days to check if the moderator has satisfied the request.