Die vergessene Heilkraft des Gänseblümchen


The daisy was already revered by the Germans and the goddess Ostara ordained (goddess of spring and resurrection). Since the Middle Ages the daisy is mentioned as a medicinal plant and it is highlighted in particular the blood-purifying effect. Over the years, however, the healing power is more and more forgotten, and in the naturopathic books you are looking mostly in vain. Popularly daisies also Tausendschön or Mairöserl called. The daisy has many names and these are different from region to region.

Daisy tea:

Ingredients 2 tsp fresh or 1 teaspoon dried daisy flowers that you pour over 250ml boiling water, then let steep 10 minutes and sieve. TINKEN you 2 times a day 1 cup of tea, over 4 weeks. you can then 3 cups Daisy tea drinking sip way over the day. The tea is to stimulate the appetite, promote digestion and acts as a diuretic.

Daisy tea syrup:

Mixed with sugar can also easily a tasty syrup manufacture. the freshly picked flowers and sliced lemons pour boiling water for Daisy syrup. let stand for 24 hours. Then press through a cloth aussiegen well. The mass in a clean pot pour. Add the sugar and cook leave until the mixture thick as a syrup. Fill the Daisy syrup in glass bottle and store cold.

Culinary uses:

The flowers develop also an exceptional substitute for capers can be produced. These young, still closed blossoms with salt and vinegar are briefly boiled. Bottled in hot clean jars, the mixture is left standing for 14 days. Thereafter, the “daisy capers” are ready for their use in the kitchen. The young leaves of the daisy can be processed to salad. The uses are versatile and help promote health.

Healthy Finery:

The daisies are nice to look at, no one will deny. Valuable ingredients such as vitamin C, phytochemicals and essential oils combine to create optics convincing arguments for the use of the small plant on the plate.

Application with the healing power of this plant:

The daisy is used internally and externally in naturopathy. In the form of baths, washes or envelopes finds Daisy tea, fresh pressed juice from the leaves or the diluted tincture use in promoting wound healing and in rheumatic or injury-related pain in the limbs. The tincture helps externally against sprains and contusions.

Of course, this does not replace the daisy possibly necessary way to the doctor.


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