Herbs are natural medicines. Some, so strong on the effects that are used for the manufacture of drugs. Every year increases the focus on traditional medicines, mainly containing medicinal herbs that are increasingly valued not only among herbalists and doctors practicing traditional, conventional medicine.
Usually herbs are used externally. (baths, wraps, poultices and lotions) and internal in the form of aqueous infusions, decoctions, extracts, alcohol tinctures, teas and herbs, juice or powder of dried parts of plants. Let us dwell on the methods of cooking for ingestion.
Tinctures are obtained by maceration in water chopped medicinal raw materials. The smaller the crushed raw material – the faster it gives up its substance in the infusion. For preparation of extracts used leaves, flowers and stems. Infusions are prepared in two ways: cold and hot.
In the preparation of infusions cold, measured on volume and shredded vegetable raw materials placed in enameled or glass dish, pour the necessary amount of boiled water at room temperature, close lid and insist from 4 to 12 hours (depending on the initial volume and chemical costabissara). After this mixture has to be filtered and it is ready for use.
When using hot herb brew water temperature is 80-95 degrees, but not boiling water. Measured by volume, and shredded vegetable raw materials put in an enamel or glass( heat resistant glass) bowl and pour the hot water. most often in the ratio of one weight part of raw materials take 10 parts of water. Continue reading
Many modern women face the problem of the treatment of thrush. Of course, you should immediately consult a physician, who will prescribe adequate treatment. However, people’s means of combating this disease is also useful: they help you to quickly overcome yeast infections. Treatment of thrush folk remedies at home – the theme of our today’s material.
The proposed traditional medicines for the treatment of thrush apply in two ways: some destroy microorganisms that cause disease, while others strengthen the immune system. Simplicity is important for their preparation, to yeast infection treatment could be held comfortably in the home.
Folk remedies treatment of yeast infection
Worried about thrush? Use classic popular recipe is a mixture of honey and water (1 to 10). It has antiseptic properties. Treat this tool lining of the vagina.
In mild forms of yeast infection folk medicine recommends douching, in particular, calendula and chamomile. Per liter of boiling water take 1 tablespoon of chamomile and 2 tablespoons of calendula. Leave the herbs to infuse over night, then can use the strained infusion. Another recipe: 2 drops of tea tree oil and mix with 1 teaspoon of olive or corn oil. You can also use calendula oil in the same proportions. Both methods are easily performed at home.
A good effect in lecanomancy at home provides douching decoction made of herbs. Oak bark, chamomile flowers and sage leaves (one of each) to mix with the nettles (three parts), then 2 tablespoons collection pour into a container of boiling water (1 liter) and left overnight. Strained infusion can be used for douching morning. Continue reading
Elderberry exists in nature in three forms: herbaceous, black and red. Herbaceous elderberry is rare, more common are black and red. In Russia, the elder that was brought from Europe. It has been used for the decorations of gardens and parks. Undemanding plant have taken root and quickly spread throughout Russia.
Red elderberry – poisonous shrub with an unpleasant odor and taste. Its buds are egg-shaped, branch with fruit resembles a grape. The berries attracted by its beautiful appearance, but it is better not to try them raw − they are not only tasteless but also poisonous.
Given that the elderberry are poisonous, it should be applied with caution, complying with the prescribed dosage, under the supervision of a doctor-fitoterapevta
Official medicine does not use red elderberry for medicinal purposes, so poorly understood its chemical composition. But we know that there is the glycoside of sambunigrin, which forms hydrocyanic acid, and this known poison. However, this plant is used in folk medicine, and as medicinal raw materials use the leaves, flowers, fruits, bark and roots.
Useful svojstvenny red and its application
Composed of red elderberry contains the following nutrients:
– vitamin C – rutin;- essential oils;- fatty non-drying oil;- sugar;- organic acids;- volatile;- tannins – glycosides. Continue reading