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.
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.
The rules of blanks
As we have said, in folk medicine uses the roots of plants. Collect them in late summer or early fall. Before drying they need to be cleaned from the remnants of earth, leaves and other unnecessary parts of the plant.
It is best to cook the roots dried in the oven at a low temperature. To store such raw materials can be up to three years.
Recipes of traditional medicine
Here are some prescription drugs with completely different but effective action.
Laxative and diuretic: take of dried roots and pour hot water in the ratio 1:10, bring to the boil and boil on low heat for a few minutes. You need to drink two tablespoons three times a day.
Arthritis, gout, low back pain: two tablespoons roots pour 500 grams of boiling water and leave to infuse overnight. The liquid then you need to filter it, divide into three equal parts and drink before each meal.
Stones in the urinary and gall bladders: fresh herbs need to squeeze out the juice and drink a glass three times a day for two weeks. Sometimes the treatment extended to twenty days.
Gastro-intestinal tract: in a liter of boiling water pour 60 grams of dried roots and cook on a slow fire five minutes, then insist hour and drink the filtered decoction of one hundred grams three times a day.
Strong uterine bleeding menstruation: 120 grams of roots pour a liter of hot water and cook as in the previous case. Consumed also. This tool is used for enemas, to get rid of constipation and hemorrhoids.
Currently, cases of overdose or specific contraindications to the use of drugs Wheatgrass have been identified. But experts on folk medicine, warned that if after taking the drug appeared diarrhea, nausea or General weakness, treatment should be stopped immediately.