Well known in Europe, the asaro plant belongs to the Aristolochiaceae family and has the scientific name Asarum europaeum. The herb has purple flowers and is a creeping species, reaching a maximum of 15 cm.

Due to its visual characteristics, it is used as ornamentation, as when the medicinal properties are taken into account, this herb is indicated to treat various health problems.

Plant properties and benefitCathartic;

  • Diuretic;
  • Exciting;
  • Expectorant;
  • Purgative.

Indicated in the treatment of gastrointestinal problems, the plant eliminates, for example, vomiting. It can also be used in cases of disorders of the brain, paralysis of the mouth and tongue, persistent headache and intermittent fever.

It also treats eye, face and throat disorders. In fact, it is an excellent home remedy to cure bronchitis, whooping cough, dermatoses, toothache and cough.

Preparing asaro tea

The tea from this plant can be made from its dried leaves or roots. In the first case, it is important to be careful never to boil the leaves, but rather to steep them in boiling water.

Just take a handful of this ingredient and put it in the hot liquid. Cover the container and leave for 10 minutes. Next, you just need to filter and drink. The tip is to drink two cups a day.

When the main ingredient is the root, the form of preparation is also through infusion. For this, you need 2 grams of roots and a cup of hot water.

After 10 minutes of standing, the liquid can be strained and then ingested. Pay attention to the touch, it is neither necessary nor recommended to add sugar, sweetener or honey to these drinks.

Contraindications and recommendations

Natural products also have contraindications, as not every body is prepared to receive certain substances.

For example, in the case of asaro tea, the drink should not be consumed by pregnant women, nursing mothers and children under 12 years of age. In addition, the use must be done with medical supervision, as only the health professional is qualified to indicate the best treatment.

If the patient uses this natural remedy without the doctor’s supervision, the body may respond negatively to the medication. Therefore, reactions are possible: nasal irritation and secretions in this region.