(Populus nigra)

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Large tree of the wet grounds up to 1 800 m from 20 to 30 meters of which one uses buds and bark.

Buds of poplar are famous for their tonic and anti-rheumatism action.
Also : disinfectant bronchitis, arthritis, meteorism, inflammation of the urinary tracts, cystitis, nephritis, fever, scabs, burns, care of the hair.

Decoction : 25 g of buds for one liter of water, 3 cups a day between the meals.

Infusion : 20 g of buds in 1 liter of ebulient water, let infuse 10 minutes, 3 cups a day during 1 week.

Black Poplar oil for chapped skin : 20 g of crushed buds in 1 liter of olive oil, 20 minutes in a bain-marie.
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Populus nigra, black poplar