(Cytisus scoparius)

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genet.jpg Dangerous plant in case of overdose.
Common shrub from 0,50 to 2,50 m of which one uses flowers and young branches.

Common broom is used as a diuretic.
Also : Cardiac insufficiency, hypotension, hydrous retention.
In external use : Vasoconstrictive, abscesses.

Infusion : 15 g for one liter of water ; 2 cups a day.

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Scotch Broom, Common Broom, Scot's Broom, English Broom