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
Expectorant; reduces muscle
tension and spasm; antimicrobial.
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.
Infusion, tincture, homeopathic