Centarea cyanus   drawing of cornflower
Other names Bluebonnet, bluebottle, blue centaury, cyani
Habitat Annual or biennial plant native to Europe, grows wild in temperate regions
Constituents Flavonoids, sesquiterpene lactones, acetylenes, coumarins
Actions Diuretic
Tonic
Therapeutic uses Digestion — improves digestion and possibly supports liver
Tonic — improves resistance to infection
absurditii blends Dusk — combined with chamomile flowers, lemon balm, passionflower, cinnamon and vervain
Dawn — combined with calendula petals, hibiscus, peppermint leaves, raspberry leaves and rosehips
Warm — combined with cinnamon bark, echinacea, elder, ginger and lemon grass

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