Gardening

Plants for the garden with fungicidal effects

Many plants make their own substances that inhibit fungal growth. Some activate these acids in response to the infestation, others have preventive substances permanently.
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The selection of plants that we have collected here responds to the following criteria: Effectiveness of its use, harmlessness of the plant for people, and adaptability of cultivation in the orchard-garden.
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The average dosage is 250 grams. of dried plant for every 10 liters of water without chlorine!
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Savory (Saturjera montana)
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Aromatic suitable for dry places and in the sun.
Part to be collected: leaves and flowers.
Recognized action against rust, mildew and powdery mildew.
Preparation method: infusion.
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Garlic (Allium sativum)
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Part to collect: the bulbs.
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Effective due to its great contribution in sulfur compounds (sulfur amino acid and alillo trisulfides, above all). Increase its concentration in sulfur if it has grown in a soil rich in compost.
Activity: especially effective against rust, peach leprosy and phityum.
How to use: Boil of 100 grs. of bulbs crushed in 5 lts. of water. Let stand an hour. Apply undiluted.
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Calendula. (Calendula officinalis)
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Annual or biannual plant, suitable for rustic lands with medium humidity.
Contains active ingredients that inhibit the development of fungi in tomato plants.
The plant sown between the lines is also effective.
How to use: infusion.
Parts to be used: the whole plant.
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Nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus)
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Upholstered, rustic plant that requires not too much care.
Parts to use: the leaves.
Activity: antibiotic and fungicide for cankers in fruit trees.
How to use: infusion at low temperature. (60º)
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Horsetail (Equisetum ssp)
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It multiplies only by spores.
Parts to be used: the aerial part.
Active ingredients: silica.
Activity: preventive against many fungi, curative against moniliosis, rusts, gnomosis and leprosy of the peach tree.
How to use: decoction of at least half an hour, to release the silica.
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Nettle (Urtica dioica)
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Not especially pretty and sometimes annoying, but her presence near the gardener is necessary.
Parts to use: The whole plant, due to its phytofortifying effects, acts as a preventive against many fungi, but the root is especially effective.
Activity: General preventive.
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Elderberry (Sambucus nigra)
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Large shrub suitable for nitrified and secluded corners.
Parts to be used: the adult leaves.
Activity: speckles and rusts
How to use: infusion.
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Sage (Salvia officinalis)
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Parts to collect: the leaves.
Active principles: thuyone, camphor.
Activity: Curative on mildew.
How to use: infusion.
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Friendly nettle

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