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The profiles of medicinal plants are taken from the health magazine Senso, which is published by Helsana four times a year. In each issue, pharmacist and phytotherapist Christine Funke explains the origins, effects and applications of a specific plant. Each profile is finished off with a mouth-watering recipe.
Good for the heart and circulation: buckwheat
A fiery energy booster with a zing: chilli
Ivy – the evergreen lung cure
Ivy leaves are highly effective for bronchitis and coughs: the contents are conducive to expectoration and dissolving mucus, thus making breathing easier.