There are numerous infusions based on herbs and plants which serve to combat ailments, pains or physical discomforts. Some of the best known are ginger or chamomile, but there are also other less known ones that have beneficial properties for the body.
One of them is the evening primrose. This plant native to United States of America grows in much of North America and Europealthough it is marketed predominantly already processed into pills or extracts of its oil. Many pharmacy specialists also recommend its consumption in infusions, since preparing an infusion with this herb is not complicated.
What are the properties of the evening primrose?
According to the health website bodymindthe properties of the evening primrose are mainly related to management of menstrual discomfortpremenstrual or menopause. Also, they ensure that it can work as “hormonal regulatorbecause it helps alleviate the effects triggered by an imbalance between estrogen and progesterone.”
An infusion of this herb can be used for relief muscle cramps, breast tenderness and headaches, as well as to restore the normal menstrual cycle. It can also solve menopause-related ailments, such as vaginal and skin dryness, insomnia and lack of energy.
This plant is rich in Oleic acid, linoleic and palmitic. According to the medium himself, these substances are very important for physiological and metabolic processes and their low level in the body could cause circulatory and/or dermatological problems.
The doctor Aleyda Macèspecialist in Aesthetic Regenerative Medicine at the medical center The best doctorsclaims that this plant can help regulate appetite, control bad cholesterol (LDL) levels and prevent clots from forming in blood vessels.
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