Potentilla anserina L.
Perennial herbaceous plants with straight or underlying, branched and hairy stems, 15-30 cm high.
The rhizome is usually short and thick, dark brown outside and red on the inside, with a distinctly dark-lipped formation seen as a cut. The leaves are leaning (stem) or short stems (at the base), triple and large serrated, with large folds. The flowers are located in the bosom of the leaf, with long handles. They are yellow dyed, with a double 4-leaf cup, a 4-leaf marigold and numerous stamens. The fruit is a wrinkled dry nut with numerous seeds.
It grows in wet meadows, wetlands and peat bogs, but also on rocky places in the foothills and mountain belts of all Bulgarian mountains.
The herb contains the glycosides tormentin and tormentol, quinic and ellagic acid, up to 35% tannins (mainly catechins and catechinic phalphenes), gummy substance, essential oil, wax, starch, etc.
Potentilla - dried stalk
Can be used in: as an aid to case of gastrointestinal changes, diabetes, irregular menstruation, vaginal discharge and more.
Method of preparation: pour 1 teaspoon with 500ml of boiling water. Brew for 10 minutes and allow it to soak for 60 minutes. Drink 80-150ml (according to age) of the decoction three times a day before meals.
Packing: 25 g