What DIFFERENCE IS THERE BETWEEN INFUSION, DECOCCION and MACERATION?
The infusion is a scalding and the rest depends on the herb or the treatment required.
The parts that can be used for decoction, would be the roots, seeds or bark. The duration of the decoction can vary depending on the plant, or on the advice of the therapist.
The maceration is always cold and is used in some herbs that can not be scalded because the heat effect would lose its healing virtues.
HOW TO MAKE AN INFUSION?
The infusion is a scalding of the plant, in a saucepan let the water come to a boil, close the fire and pour it over the herb, cover and let stand 3/5 minutes (depending on the advice of the therapist), strain and sip.
DIFFERENT HERBS CAN BE MIXED?
Not all herbs may be convenient to mix, you can contact us and we will help you or you can send a WhatsApp to 682210903.
CAN I TAKE MORE THAN ONE MIXTURE IN THE SAME SHOT?
It depends on what mixes,
It would not be convenient to take more than one mixture at a time, these usually already have a limited number of plants, FOR MORE INFORMATION Contact us by WhatsApp at 682210903
WHAT IS THE TINCTURE AND HOW TO TAKE IT?
The tincture is an extract in alcohol or a good brandy (30 to 40º) of the active principles of the plant.
It is always taken with water or juice, the amount is usually in the same container or as advised by the therapist.
WHAT IS A POULTICE AND HOW IS IT APPLIED?
A poultice is the crushed herb with its own juices that is used between two gauzes and applied to the painful or inflamed area.
HOW TO MAKE A BATH WITH HERBS?
According to Mº Treben advises us
Leave to macerate for 8 hours the herbs (100gr) in a bucket of water (5 liters), the next morning is heated without boiling and strain, this water is added to the bath water, bath time of 20 to 25 minutes (make sure that the water does not reach the heart,) after this time out and without drying wrap yourself in a bathrobe or large towel and stretch out in bed for 1 hour.
WHAT IS A DECOCTION, WHAT PARTS OF THE PLANT ARE USED?
It is the cooking of the plant, the parts that can be used for cooking would be the roots, seeds or bark. The duration of the cooking would be from 5 to 10 minutes.
WHAT CAN I TAKE FOR A COLD?
You can take thyme with ginger and mint, or the mixture called RESVITA.
You can find it at coopdulcerevolucion.com.
CAN YOU MAKE A POULTICE WITH DRIED HERBS?
Yes, but first you must let them hydrate with a steaming. Put in a steamer a handful of herbs without touching the water, leave for 20 minutes to hydrate, wrap them in a gauze or cotton cloth and place on the site to be treated, keep for 25/30 minutes. can be repeated twice if necessary.
WHAT ARE FRESH JUICES?
It is the extraction by pressing the plant, can be used for internal use by taking them in drops, for external use is applied with the help of a cotton plug by applying it on the painful part of the body.
WHEN SHOULD THE PLANTS BE HARVESTED?
Normally they are harvested just when the flower starts to bloom if what you want are the leaves, if you are interested in the flowers it is best when they are in full bloom and collect them at noon and on a day when the sky is not overcast.
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