Macela Tea great Anxiety Relief
Macela - Achyrocline satureoides
Used part: Flower
Popularly known as Herb-Soldiers, Camomile National, Milefólio, Marcela-do-campo and Milfolhada, the macela is widely used in natural medicine as a home-made soothing. As a structural feature, this plant of the asteraceae family has a shrub shape and small yellowish flowers appear, appearing once a year, usually in warm places, and reaching up to 50 cm in height. Its leaves are elongated and, like its flowers, also have a yellowish color. This plant, which is native to South America, can be found commonly on roadsides, pastures or vacant lots due to its naturally invasive plant condition.
As active principles, it has flavonoids, tannins, esters, essential oils and saponins in its chemical composition, acting as relaxing and antiallergic potential, helping the lives of patients in a natural way and without any harm to health.
Relieves stress and anxiety; Treats diarrhea, dysentery, heartburn and stomach aches; Improves digestion, avoids gastric dysfunctions and disorders; It soothes intestinal cramps; Regulates menstrual disorder; Can be used to wash wounds and ulcers; Controls abrupt muscle contractions; Treats cases of epilepsy, headache, rheumatism and impotence; Lightens hair; It ends up with fluid retention.
Good Herbal Remedy:
- intestinal cramps
- sudden muscular contractions
- menstrual disorders
- diarrhea and dysentery
- gastric and digestive dysfunctions
- stimulant of circulation
- wash wounds and ulcers
- poor digestion
- skin and delicate hair
- retention of liquids
- Fetid sweats on feet
- high cholesterol
- Add 1 tablespoon of herb soup for a quart of water
- Turn off when the water reaches boil
- Cover and leave the solution muffled for about 10 minutes
- Strain and drink
How to drink:
Take 4 to 5 cups a day.
There are some studies on the hypoglycemic effect of the plant and therefore, diabetics should have medical monitoring. The same recommendation applies to patients who use sedatives, analgesics and barbiturates. Macela tea is prohibited for people who are undergoing chemotherapy or who are allergic.