Crayon: useful properties and scope
Healing crap, useful properties of whichhave long been used in folk medicine, is a perennial herbaceous plant with a pubescent, slightly branched upright stalk reaching 1 m in height. The leaves are large, the flowers are yellow, small, collected in a large inflorescence - an ear. The curative crap has fruits in the form of small conical cones, equipped with small hooks, clinging well to people's clothing and animal hair. He has quite a lot of popular names: a strawman, a field man, a sorcerer, a heelbearer, a lepitel, a Greek hepatic herb, a pigtail, and lace-wool lice.
The cask has useful properties thanks tosubstances contained in it. These are triterpenes, saponins, essential oil, tannins, coumarins, flavonoids, polysaccharides, vitamins B, C, K, A, mineral salts. The crayfish also has useful properties due to a wide range of acids: palmitic, salicylic, silicic, nicotinic, and ursolic.
Pharmacological action of drugs based onthis plant is very diverse, not in vain it is called a sorcerer. Apply it since ancient times. In particular, medicinal herb crayfish has potre-, urine, choleretic, expectorant, analgesic, astringent, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory action. It is also used to treat various forms of allergies, strengthen immunity, rejuvenate the body, cleanse and stop blood. Preparations from the cake have an antispasmodic, restorative, antipyretic effect. They are used to improve liver function. According to the effect of the crap, useful properties of which are highly appreciated by healers and doctors, is similar to St. John's Wort.
For medicinal purposes, roots, fruits andgrass. The underground part of the plant is harvested in autumn, the upper part in summer. Drying is recommended in the air, laying out or suspending the plants in bundles. If the process is carried out with the use of special equipment, then the temperature of heating the medium inside should not exceed 40 ° C, since otherwise useful substances can break down. The finished dried raw material is suitable for use for two years.
Most often for medicinal purposes, infusions anddecoctions from a cake. They help with the ailments of the gallbladder, liver, intoxication, chronic diseases associated with prolonged use of drugs. They are recommended for drinking with chronic pancreatitis, postcholecystectomy syndrome, vegetovascular dystonia, urolithiasis, hypertension. One of the popular recipes of the broth: dried flowers are covered in water in the proportion of 2 tbsp. spoonfuls per liter, bring to a boil and filter the resulting liquid.
In this form, drugs based onrhepeshka for therapeutic enemas with bowel diseases. Decoction from the roots is used as a laxative, and a similar fluid from the seeds helps with ascites and swelling. Infusion from the underground part is recommended for bronchitis, pneumonia, colds. Often, the juice of the pie is used for skin ailments: vitiligo, dermatitis.
Means based on this plant are not recommended for suffering constipation and thrombophlebitis, having an individual intolerance of the substances included in its composition.