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drosera rontundifolia

Drosera rotundifolia

SUNDEW, DEWPLANT, ROSEE DU SOLEIL

 

This insect-catching plant is used in its entirety by herbalists to relieve bronchial spasm, for example in asthma. Homeopaths give it for coughs and sore throats.

 

This small plant is insectivorous, catching its prey on the sticky secretions produced by glandular hairs on its leaves. Found throughout the world in damp, acid, boggy places, it is a perennial with orb-shaped leaves and a complete covering of red hairs. Small white flowers appear throughout the summer and autumn.

 

PARTS USED

Whole herb.

 

ACTIVE INGREDIENTS

Napthaquinones, including plumbagin; flavonoids.

 

ACTIONS

Expectorant; reduces muscle tension and spasm; antimicrobial.

 

MEDICINAL USE

Given to relieve bronchial spasm in asthmatics, whooping cough and bronchitis, and also for stomach ulcers. used in homeopathy (Drosera) for coughs and sore throats. Chinese physicians prescribe Drosera species for dysentery, headaches, and rheumatic pains.

 

PREPARATIONS

Infusion, tincture, homeopathic remedies.  

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