Fragaria Vesca L.
Perennial herbaceous species, up to 25 cm high, with a rosette of leaves at the base, with numerous stools. Right stem with flowers with white petals. Fruit is mature red and has pleasant smell and taste.
Europe, North America
Elagic tannin, triterpenic alcohol, fragarol, cvercetine, citrol, salicylic acid, mineral salts, essential oil, sugars, vitamin C
Potassium, phosphorus, sodium, calcium, iron, vitamins A, B1, B2
Due to the presence of leaf tannins, infusions have astringent properties, being recommended for diarrhea.
Fruits, due to the diuretic effect, promote the elimination of toxins in the body and are also useful in the treatment of eczema and other dermatological conditions.
On the digestive system, the actions are multiple: laxatives, with favorable effects on liver disease, including biliary lithiasis. Hypotensive properties are also favorable in slowing down atherosclerosis.