The plant lauroceraso that combines laurel and cherry grows throughout much of the year. The binomial name that corresponds to this species is the Lauro-cerasus Prunus. This species has hairless leaves very little grows fruit like black olives. Leaves lauroceraso can chew, but have a somewhat bitter taste. The usual time of flowering for lauroceraso is the spring .
At the time of collection of this plant are what matter most lauroceraso sheets (that is where the active ingredients of this plant are present in higher concentrations). It is important to make use of this plant in the fresh state. The leaves of this species contain significant amounts of prulaurasina and hydrocyanic acid.
One of the most widespread uses of the plant is lauroceraso flavoring. Since the plant can have a marked lauroceraso toxic effect when consumed internally, most likely in cases of home management is to apply in external applications (so there are very few risks and contraindications). In any case we assume that other administrations have antispasmodic and antitussive effect.
If you need to prepare an infusion made ??from lauroceraso we use 20g of leaves of this plant per liter of water. We must let cool for a reasonable time and use the mixture to wash and rinse for inflamed areas of the body. From lauroceraso can also prepare an aqueous solution can be used perfectly as antipruritic agent. For this we need several sheets of this species. As in many cases it is possible to obtain lauroceraso leaves it is best to get this preparation in a pharmacy or health food store.