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Phytotherapy is a science that provides us with plants that relieve various conditions or used to treat various diseases.
Both ulmaria as Goldenrod are excellent diuretic herbs that can naturally serve to counteract the discomfort caused by fluid retention, and the consequences that this entails.
Ulmaria, commonly known as meadowsweet or bee grass is rich in tannins, salicylates, glycosides and gauterina, is diuretic and sudorific, and its flowers are used as the whole plant to make tea to combat the dropsy, and articular rheumatism. It also stimulates the humor, and is good against anxiety, and depression.
For its part, goldenrod, also known as grass of the Jews, or solidago, counts among its active saponins, flavonoids, tannins, and essential oils also an excellent diuretic, it becomes a very good antiseptic and antidiarrheal grass .
It is used to treat nephritis, arthritis and eczema, in teas and in external cases, has healing and anti-inflammatory properties in addition to serving as a mouthwash to treat oral thrush. Should be used 20 to 30 grams per liter of water to make a tea and drink daily.