Smolevka drooping (smolyanka)

Name: Smolevka drooping (smolyanka)

SMOLEVKA drooped (smolyanka)


A perennial herbaceous plant with a bushy and sticky stem. Basal leaves in a rosette, palmate, stem – lanceolate and even linear. The flowers are creamy white, drooping, collected in a one-sided panicle. Blooms from May to August. The fruit is an oval-conical capsule.

Distributed in the forest and forest-steppe zones of Siberia. Grows in birch and pine forests, forest edges, meadows.

All parts of the plant contain saponins.

In folk medicine, an infusion or decoction of the herb is used for disorders of the nervous system, as a sedative, analgesic and antitoxic agent.


Infusion: 2 teaspoons of herbs in a glass of boiling water, leave for 2 hours and take according to Art. spoon 3 times every day. A strong infusion (3 teaspoons of herbs per cup of boiling water) is used for washing and lotions in inflammatory (and even erysipelas) processes.

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