hulst

Biophilia cracks.  is part of URBANisM, en ontplooit zich in de binnenstad van Mechelen, tijdens de zomer 2015.

Ilex aquifolium, hulst, common holly, houx

Do not pick plants from the streets.

hulst-680

Body: Tea from the young leaves is diuretic and lowers fever.

Parts used: young leaves, dried.
Do not use plants from polluted areas.

Soil: Ilex aquifolium is an evergreen shrub. It is a hyperaccumulator: can be used to extract heavy metals from polluted soils.
http://www.researchgate.net/publication/248342903_Bioindication_of_heavy_metals_in_the_town_Wrocaw_(Poland)_with_evergreen_plants

Paintings will be made with the plants and will be shown on the finissage, on august 30.
More info about Biophilia cracks.

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