(Primula officinalis)

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Common plant of the meadows from 0,10 to 0,30 m of which one uses roots leaves and flowers.

Cowslip is calming and antispasmodic. Out of infusion against rheumatisms and migraine, in compress on ecchymosis or swellings.
Also : Bronchitis, whooping-cough, cough, cephalgias, colds, insomnia, colics, indigestion.
In external use : Contusions.

In infusion one spoonful for one cup of boiling water, let infuse 10 minutes ; one cup after each meal.

Oil; let macerate during 6 weeks 1 handful of crushed flowers and roots in 1 liter of olive oil; to anoint the ecchymosis.

Expectorant decoction; 20 g of roots for 1 liter of water, boil during 10 minutes; 3 cup a day.

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Cowslip, Cuy lippe, Herb Peter, Paigle, Peggle, Key Flower, Key of Heaven, Fairy Cups, Petty Mulleins, Crewel, Buckles, Palsywort, Plumrocks, Primula veris, Primula officinalis