Hierbas del Mundo

Chaperon angustifolius – FireWeed

Fireweed (Chaperon angustifolius or Epilobium angustifolium) is a perennial herbaceous plant belonging to the evening primrose (Onagraceae) family.

It grows in the Northern Hemisphere and it is a beautiful plant full of  different phytonutrients and tanning substances (including hydrolyzable tannin), Mucilage substances, calcium oxalate and fatty acids.

Fireweed can be found in traditional medicine and is primarily used to rinse the mouth as the tanning substances in the Fireweed have healing antiseptic properties and the mucilage substances have a soothing effect.

Fireweed is beneficial for men as it is a herb particularly known for its positive effect on the prostate.

Tea preparation: for 1 cup of tea use 1 tea spoon of the dried herb and pour boiling water over, letting it soak for 2-3 minutes….

Astrology: Saturn/Pluto

Consult your doctor or nutritionist before use.