Published May 5, 1988.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)
Graminis flos, hay flower.
Hay flower consists of the inflorescence, fruits and above-ground parts of Poaceae.
heat therapy for degenerative diseases, such as the various forms of arthritis. Contraindications Open injuries, acute arthritis attacks, acute inflammation.
Allergic skin reactions are possible in rare cases.
Unless otherwise prescribed:
Externally 1 - 2 times daily as moist heat in the form of compresses. The hay flower bag is heated to 42° C (ca. 108° F), directly applied to the part to be treated, covered over and left in place for 40 - 50 minutes.
For reasons of hygiene, the contents of the bag should be used only once.
Influence of the inner organs via cutivisceral reflexes.