primrose (Primula veris)

primrose (Primula veris) wild flowers leaves healthy natural medicinal herbs

« This gentle remedy creates a great calming effect »

Common name(s): primrose, cowslip, fairy cups, key to heaven, herb peter, horse buckles, key flower

Family: Primulaceae

Origin: Europe, western Asia

Parts used: flowers, leaves, stems

Constituents: phenolic glycosides, bitters, volatile oil, triterpene saponins, phenolic compounds, including flavonoids, phenolic acids

Therapeutic actions: sedative, antispasmodic, mild diuretic, expectorant

Organs or systems affected: heart, lungs, central nervous system, vascular system

Main medicinal uses:

  • eases anxiety and tension in the body
  • relieves headaches
  • improves the skin
  • promotes calm
  • reduces symptoms of arthritis
  • helps improve heart health

Counterindications: Generally regarded as safe

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