Medicinal plants - its use in Alentejo Borage Associad to solve the problems of fever, Borage is a plant with broad

leaves and beautiful blue flowers much loved by bees. The plant is of hair that make conta ct unpleasant. Usually, it is the collection of small flowers and buttons that, when dried, are used to make tea. Five-wool It is a creeping plant that grows on the banks of streams, especially among the rocks, alastrandose through tabs. It is collected in spring, placed to dry in th e shade and were then used in infusions. Typically, in the composition of teas, combined with other plants. Diabelha Plant known by other names such as, for example, Cordanito grown on the land pià §arrentas. The species is the best use of which has broader leaves and always se rved to solve problems related to mouth and throat. Sweet lime It is a shrub that graces and perfumes the gardens and backyards, much appreciat ed by the perfume of its elongated leaves and the lemon flavor. Known by other n ames in other lands, the sweet lime of Alentejo in the composition of teas that help resolve digestive problems. Its leaves are used after dried or green, resul ting in a more intense aroma. Lemon balm Plant that abounds in the gardens in more humid zones, anted in pots. It is much appreciated for its pleasant sed in infusions, due to the characteristic flavor and are recognized at the grassroots level, both in terms ms of calming effects. Yerba silver Plant that spreads through the barriers, forming a kind of white carpet in dry l ands and exposed to the sun. It is a plant commonly used in infusions. Herb of St. Robert It is a plant that grows along the bushes and estremas. It is characterized by r ed stems and the intense odor that for some, it's rather nice. Should be taken s o that the stem is all red but before you start drying out, which happens quickl y with the intensification of heat. There is another plant very similar but this only has to use in teas and in salads. St. John's Wort The St. John's wort can be found easily in May and June, roadside Alentejo, dete cting by its yellow flowers. Its medicinal properties contrast with the bitter t aste that still did not prevent a plant that was being used. Besides being used in infusions, is also placed in crude oil, resulting in healing ointments with power. Mallow and also finds himself pl odor and is also widely u medicinal properties that of digestion, both in ter

Plant very abundant, is also widely used: leaves, dried or not, are boiled and t he infusion is used to combat various diseases. It is also widely used for exter nal use on skin problems, abscesses ... Sometimes, only the flowers are used for washing. Pennyroyal Growing along the rivers and lakes, or in moist gullies, characterized by its in tense perfume. Are widely used in traditional gastronomy: in açordas, pennyroya l, fish dishes, liqueurs and teas. Are used to fight colds and colds in the form of infusion. Sarsaparilla Vine that ensnares in bushes or in tree trunks, has a reddish stem when it is ab le to be used. Harvested in late May, is used primarily in teas designed to clea nse the blood. It has a pleasant taste. Always-bride Plant that thrives in the gardens, spreading their long thin stems and near the wetland. It is usually mixed with other plants and used in teas.