Fumaria officinalis: samen/seeds
- used as laxative,
- for cleansing the blood,
- to boost gall bladder, because of antispasmodic effects
- in case of constipation because of gall bladder trouble
How to use:
The young leaves are eaten in spring-salads. Fumaria officinale also is used dried.
Pick up the whole plant without the roots during blossom and dry it at a warm place.
Recipe for the tea: pour 1/2 litre water on 2 teaspoon herbs. Cook it and wait 10 minutes. Then pass it through a sieve. Drink 3 times a day 1 cup of tea.
Start seeds from March directly in rows in your garden. Sowing is very difficult because germination happens irregular. Sometimes the seeds germinate not untill the next year.
alcaloides (cryptocavin, corydalin, sinactin, protopin)