Other Names: Ovatu, Greater Karyaotu, Fuchskreuzkraut, Senecio ovatus
Botanical Information: It is a compound family. Ragweed has a brownish-brown stem, 70-150 cm tall, with a structure whose lower part rarely forks and its upper part quite frequently. Its leaves are elliptical or lance-shaped, with notched edges, a deep vein in the middle, dark green in color, 15-30 cm long, 7-12 cm wide, with short stems and arranged in variable order. The flowers are 20-50 at the top of the plant, looking like an umbrella from behind. Each flower has 3-5 golden yellow and tongue-shaped petals, 5-15 tubular brown navel leaves in the middle and a bell-shaped cup leaf surrounding them.
Known Composition: Its fruits contain essential oil, tannin, resin and inulin. In its roots; There are two alkaloids called “Senecin” and “Senecionin”.
Collection: From July to September, the bunch is made by cutting it 5-10 cm above the ground. It is dried in an open, cool and sunny place and stored in a moisture-free place.
It is used against unstoppable uterine bleeding in women, prolongation of menstrual period, bleeding after birth, bleeding after miscarriage and nose bleeding.
It reduces intestinal worms.
It is useful in diarrhea, dysentery and bleeding.
Heals wounds. It relieves rheumatism pain.