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Strawberry Leaf

  • Fragaria vesca
  • Origin: Bulgaria
Strawberry Leaf

SKU
str_4

Common Name

Standardized: strawberry
Other: Alpine strawberry

Botanical Name

Fragaria vesca L.
Plant Family: Rosaceae

Overview

Introduction

The strawberry plant is a creeping perennial vine native to Europe with indented leaves in groups of three growing on the stems below the flowers and fruit. Strawberries come in endless varieties but all leaves of all strawberries contain healing tannins.

Constituents

Tannins, antioxidant flavonoids, a small amount of ascorbic acid, a tiny amount of essential oil.

Parts Used

Dried leaves and leaf fragments, with some stem; mixtures frequently contain flower particles.

Typical Preparations

Traditionally used as a tea, sometimes available in tea bags; also used in extracts and sometimes capsules.

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