Scientifically called Sanguisorba minor, pimpinela, which can also be called burnet, pimpinella, pimpenelle, pimpinela-hortense or pimpinela-minor is a plant widely used as a natural treatment, mainly to control bleeding.

Pimpinela is used in alternative medicine as a naturally hemostatic, refreshing, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and astringent product.

The plant is indicated as a natural treatment for people who are suffering from gum problems, chest pain caused by reduced blood flow to the heart, diarrhea (especially when there is blood in the stool), hemorrhoids, wounds, ulcers, bleeding in the stomach, intestines, lungs, nose or gums and also helps control women who have a heavy menstrual flow.

Another natural function of pimpinela is to treat people who are suffering from urinary disturbance, rash, sunburn and gastrointestinal catarrh.

If even after using the plant the symptoms continue, be sure to seek a doctor who can more closely assess the seriousness of your problem.

How to use Pimpernel

The use of the plant can be made from the decoction of dried ears. This treatment is for bathing an open wound, rash, ulcer.

The decoction of the cobs of the plant also serves as an ingredient in an excellent gargle to treat gum and throat affection.

Pimpernel leaves can also serve as an ingredient in tea, mainly to serve an anti-inflammatory, especially for those suffering from gout and rheumatism. Try to drink two cups of the drink twice a day.

Cold tea from the plant can also be used on the skin. This use serves both as a natural cosmetic and to treat burn problems.

Pimpernel contraindications

Women who are pregnant or in the process of breastfeeding should avoid the use of pimpinela.