Stonecrop thick-leaved

Popular names: large stonecrop, healing leaf, hare cabbage. Pharmacy name: thick-leaved stonecrop leaves – Sedi telephii folium (formerly: Foli Sedi telephii).

Botanical description. Perennial plant with a bluish-green stem, 20-60 cm tall. The leaves are opposite, fleshy. Numerous reddish, yellowish or greenish-white flowers are collected in an umbrella-shaped inflorescence. It grows on sunny and dry slopes, near walls, in garbage places.

Active ingredients: several alkaloids, tannins, mucus, flavonoids.

Application. In folk medicine, it is used as a diuretic and applied to wounds.

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