Yellow melilot

Description: Biennial plant with branched stem, oval triple leaves elliptical top. Yellow flowers cluster. The entire plant has coumarin scent.

Spread out in Kosovo: It grows by the roads, humid places, fields etc.

Consumable parts: part with the leaves and flower (Meliloti herba).

Harvesting: Herb is harvested during the summer (VI-VII).

Drying: It should be done in oven or in fresh places, in temperature up to 50 0C.  Ratio: 5:1.

Therapeutic category: Against the swelling and vein-tonic.

Use: Used in curing haemorrhoids, varicose veins etc.

Preparation and dose: Prepared as balm for haemorrhoids or cover varicose veins.