Taraxacum officinale – (ordinary) belongs to the family Asteraceae and is a perennial. Distributed throughout the former Soviet Union, except the Arctic. It grows in meadows and fields, groves, roads and near dwellings, as the well-known weeds.
Dandelion contains a bitter substance, taraxacin, insulin, saponin and vitamins A and C, so it is no wonder that this plant has a wide therapeutic use, especially in traditional medicine.
In scientific medicine used only dandelion roots, and even then, only to restore appetite, for relieving constipation, or as a cholagogue.
In folk medicine used as the roots and leaves of dandelion. In the spring, when the shortage of vitamin, consumed in the form of salads fresh young dandelion leaves.
In pulmonary diseases drugs on the basis of the dandelion are used as a good expectorant.
Dandelion heals the effects of diseases of the liver and stomach in particular hemorrhoids all inflammatory processes of the intestines and stomach. Continue reading
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Recommendations for use of prescriptions of Chinese medicine.
How best to take the medicine from the herbs prepared at home to achieve maximum effect?
If the disease manifests in the upper part of the body (head, chest, throat), the medication should be taken in small portions. In this case, the medicine is quickly absorbed into the esophagus and rapidly enters the blood.
When the disease occurs in middle and lower torso, the medicine recommended to take large portions at small intervals, so that it is immediately received into the stomach.
In diseases that manifest in middle and upper body (shortness of breath, pallor, etc.), the medication should be taken after meals.
When the disease manifests itself in the lower part (swelling of the feet, etc.), the medication should be taken before meals.
In diseases of the extremities (hands and feet) is necessary at least once a week to starve.
When does bone marrow disease, needs abundant food for the night. Continue reading
In this article we will talk about the grass, which is included in the fees for treatment are about hundreds of different diseases is St. John’s wort. Is a variegated plant with small yellow flowers the size and the height can reach one meter.
St. John’s wort is one of the most interesting from the point of view of medicine the plant, as it has a rich content of minerals and active substances useful to humans. These include essential oil, ascorbic and nicotinic acid, flavonoids, vitamins E, C, P, PP, etc. In the medical purposes use the leaves and young shoots of Hypericum. The tinctures and infusions. For treating skin inflammations, a decoction of the plant added to the bath. The roots of St. John’s wort is used to treat tuberculosis of the bones, dysentery.
Despite all the nutrients contained in the wort, it contains also poisonous substances that have in a large number of negative effects on the process of perception, increased blood pressure.
Application in the form of tea or decoction. Continue reading