Cowslip

Cowslip

Cowslip has two applicable parts, the flower and the root. It is grown in Central Europe as far as the Southern European mountains. There are many subspecies. Cowslip is a member of the Primulaceae family and scientifically known as Primula veris.

Cowslip is a rich source of beta-carotene and vitamin C. The active constituents are flavonoids and tannins. Cowslip reportedly has antispasmodic, diuretic, hypnotic, secretion-reduing, and sedative effects. The flavonoids are said to have anti-inflammatory activities while tannin constituents have astringent effects.

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Cautions Orally, Cowslip may cause gastric discomfort and nausea.