CORN FLOWER
(Centaurea cyanus)

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Bi-annual plant from 0,30 to 0,80 m growing in Europe in cereal fields that one uses whole.

Cornflower relieves congestion in case of conjunctivitis, hordeolum or care of the skin.
Also : Stomatitis, care of the scalp.



Infusion : 20 g for one liter of water in compress or external use.

In case of stye; infuse 60g of cornflower during 30 minutes in 1 liter of boiling water, let become cold, apply in eyebath.

In case of conjunctivitis; boil 30g of flowers durinf 15 minutes in 1 liter of water, let become cold; apply in eyebath.

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Centaurea cyanus, Cornflower, Bachelors button, Bluebottle, Boutonniere flower, Hurtsickle, Cyani flower