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Medicinal properties of Wheatgrass and folk medicine from him

Features of treatment of folk remedies – wheat grass. All fans to grow vegetables on his plot is known as a weed, couch grass. To get rid of it quite difficult due to the long roots which stretch out horizontally under the ground and increase the number of sprouted plants.

But in addition harm the vegetable garden, wheat grass can bring benefit, as it is actively used in folk medicine. To meet this plant is quite easy in all the countries of the Northern hemisphere, who are in the area with a temperate climate.

Scientists were able to establish that the roots of plants can enhance the sandy shores, and breeders have even created hybrid wheat. But in this article we will talk about the useful medicinal properties of this plant.

Useful properties

Of key importance are the roots of the weed, since they contain a lot of useful substances (fatty oils, organic acids and vitamins).

Most often, Wheatgrass is used to treat diseases of the urinary tract (cystitis, nephritis, urolithiasis). He is able to relieve the inflammation and pain.

Infused plants well relieve swelling, including on internal organs, help to relieve pain in gout and arthritis.

From diseases of the respiratory system couch grass is used as an expectorant to help velocitron, tuberculosis or pneumonia.

Enema with decoction of herbs used for the treatment of hemorrhoids.

Not a very strong decoction is able to calm the nerves and fight insomnia. Continue reading

Methods and forms of application of medicinal herbs

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

MANGO — a heavenly delight!

In my garden began to sing mango and I decided to tell you about this delicious fruit and show beautiful parks, where to grow these wonderful fruits.

MANGO belongs to the flowering plant family anacardiaceae. These fruits are grown in areas of tropical climate. Depending on the variety, the fruit reaches up to 2 pounds of weight. The mango fruit is very sweet.

In Bolivia, as in all countries where growing this fruit, MANGO many varieties: plain mango, mango rose, mango giant and mango mixed with other fruits – banana, Apple, melon, pineapple, papaya… all its distinctive flavour, its shape and its color.

My tree — mango rose, this variety is my favorite. The season begins in late October and late fruits may be in early January.

They are the size of a fist. Ripe fruits are considered much too soft in both green and yellow.

All versionista flesh and bones to separate is not possible.

In Santa Cruz, where I live, there are many beautiful parks with mango trees.

MANGO is rich in fibers, vitamins, trace elements.

It has glucose, fructose and sucrose, oxalic acid and citric, malic and succinic.

In the pulp of the fruit contains vitamins: B1, B2, B3, B5, B9, and C, A, E.

Minerals that make up bogatstvom: calcium, phosphorus, iron, zinc, potassium and magnesium. Continue reading