THE IMPORTANCE AN USAGE OF THE AGASTACHE FOENICULUM SPECIES (Pursh) Kuntze

Cristina FiruÅ£a Matei, Marcel Matei Duda, Anca Eva Ardelean, Anca Dafina Covaci, Mariana Niculina MÇŽdaș

Abstract


Agastache foeniculum (Pursh) Kuntze is an Indian traditional herb, native from North America, initially used for its medical virtues against heart disease, in the treatment of cold, in combating fever by stimulating perspiration. Primarily used to treat digestive problems, Agastache also has antiseptic properties. It is recomended in combating gastroenteritis and vomiting. Combined with other herbs it is used in the cure of headaches, anxiety and nausea. Its` use helps the circulatory system or urinary tract and digestion. Externally, it is used to cure bruises, injuries, burns and infections. Later on it has been used in culinary and ornamental purpouses.


Keywords


Agastache foeniculum ,colds, heart disease, digestive problems

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