Medicinal plants:
MEDICINAL PLANTS — MEDICINAL PLANTS, plants, to several use in the treatment of various b it. The use of plants for the treatment was known to man in earliest times.…

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Mullein is a medicinal plant
The common mullein is the remedy for cough, whooping cough, colds, pneumonia and bronchitis, rheumatic, arthritic, and especially when nerve pain, diseases of the liver and spleen, chronic cystitis, gastrointestinal…

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Grow medicinal plants on the windowsill

For all of these in this note of plants, in addition to aloe Vera, you can use any all-purpose soil from your nearest garden shop

Reduce muscle pain with ginger

Use Eat 2 grams of raw ginger before strength training. According to the results of a study published in the Journal of Pain, this dose by 25% reduces muscle pain after intense exercise.

Grow Take the ginger root and cut it into pieces of length 2.5 to 5 cm so that each piece was the kidney (it is similar to the “eye” of a potato). Two pieces will suit round pot with a diameter of 25 cm. Bury the plant material in the soil 2.5 to 5 cm and don’t forget to water sometimes. The crop can be removed from the ground after 6-10 months.

Beat athlete’s foot with garlic

Use Grind in a blender with 6 cloves, dissolve the resulting mass in 500 ml of hot water and let brew for 1 h. pour the Infusion into a bowl with hot water and par feet in it for 15 minutes. Do this procedure every day during the week. As reported the scientists from the Eastern University of Venezuela, for such term as contained in the garlic ajoen able to cope with athlete’s foot.

Bury the cloves to grow into the soil to a depth of 2-3 cm distance between the slices is 10 cm. Dig the crop in a couple of months when the leaves will start to dry up.

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Folk medicine, herbal treatment

We will tell You about the so-called non-traditional, folk medicine, proven by many generations of our ancestors. For millennia, these recipes are changed, perfected, and saved many, many lives, because until the beginning of the last century, the official medicine existed only in the cities. In the Outback all hope was at grandmothers-the wise woman, who all the pain held in my head hundreds of different recipes, carefully preserved folk memory. And city doctors often asked for help to Mother nature.

1. Be sure to consult with your doctor. His word must be the deciding factor when choosing a prescription.

2. Choose a recipe, carefully read the descriptions of the properties of the plants included in it, and especially contraindications. After all, if You hypotension, you chose to treat atherosclerosis recipe Japanese Sophora (which lowers the pressure), then Your treatment will take place according to the battered expression “one we treat, another hurt”. Choose the best suitable to You only the recipe to include herbs that meet the parameters of Your health.

3. Selecting a prescription, strictly follow the dosage, because even a slight overdose of the herb can turn the cure into a poison. It is, on this basis, we do not publish recipes containing poisonous plants (milestones, mushroom, Hemlock, etc.), although many of them really work wonders. Less toxic (celandine, cocklebur, etc.) occur in the recipes, but in their descriptions be sure to mention this. So again – read carefully all contraindications, and if you chose this recipe, in any case do not exceed the dose and duration of reception. Continue reading

How to harvest medicinal plants

Before starting the harvesting of medicinal plants . we must learn to recognize them. Books that contained drawings of plants and their descriptions. Relevant information can be obtained at the pharmacy.

About where and when to collect medicinal plants, there are many beliefs and traditions. Some of them based on centuries-old folk experience and have a rational basis. For example, according to the Lithuanian folk traditions, are encouraged to collect medicinal plants where not hear the cry of the cock, that is away from populated areas.

Indeed, it is not necessary to collect medicinal plants near their houses, in parks and city squares, on roadsides, on agricultural land, subject to the application of pesticides and herbicides. Plants in such places, dusty, dirty. In grasses, growing along the ditches of the highways and the rail road bed is usually elevated concentrations of lead, zinc, sulfur and many microelements, so collect them here. Unfit for these purposes and grasses affected by diseases and pests.

To medicinal raw materials effectively, it is important to observe the timing of its collection.

You should not focus only on the calendar date, materiaaleista usually in the manuals. Often they do not coincide with the optimum for collecting the phases of plant development depending on geographical area, soil and climatic condition-

conditions of terrain, meteorological peculiarities of the season of harvesting and other factors. Therefore more correctly to determine the time of collection of certain plants by the phases of their development. Most herbs, for example, collect at the time of flowering, when the stems, leaves, flowers accumulating the highest number of active ingredients. Continue reading

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