The pastor’s wort is a medicinal plant with an average height around 50cm. This is a species called binomial Dorycnium hirsutum. This herb has shown fairly thick stems covered with fine hairs along its entire length. The flowers of this plant grow individually from the upper leaves of this species.
The most appropriate for the growth of this plant with medicinal uses are the bushes and sparse woods from around the world. Plant grass the shepherd usually flourish especially in the months of spring . This species blooms from about 2cm wide and with a stain violet or purple. For medicinal purposes what is most interesting in the grass of the pastor are the fruits it bears. To maximize the benefits of this plant with medicinal uses should collect the fruit of this species in its highest state of maturity.
Leaves of Grass pastor have differently depending on whether the upper or lower leaves. In the lower zone of the plant, moreover, we find that the leaves take on a distribution faced. Currently there are no accurate data too on the chemical composition of the herb of the pastor (only known to have enough malic acid).
The herb Shepherd is an excellent diuretic and also acts as antihaemorrhoidal and anti-inflammatory agent. To take advantage of all the medicinal properties of the herb of the pastor the best thing is to prepare a decoction. The decoction of grass the shepherd is prepared with a bunch of flowers of this plant. It is necessary to boil the flowers in a quart of water and let cool slightly. This solution should be applied as antihaemorrhoidal.