All herbs

All herbs

Strengthen the nervous system

Causes and main features of nervous disorders.

At the time in which we live, nervous disorders have become constant companions for most people. The intense rhythm of life, constant stress little help to strengthen the nervous system, but rather, on the contrary, oppress and undermine it. At first, gradually accumulates irritability, nervousness, then, and then pass the nerves. Even if a person looks calm, inner tension is still enormous. And the proof of this — is a disorder of the nervous system of humans and irritability, and in special cases, anger and vozmutimost on any occasion or without it. But breakdowns are not limited neuroses almost any human disease can be seen as in some way provoked by the malfunction of the nervous system. Although traditionally nerve diseases are considered part of the headache, insomnia, stuttering, dizziness, irritability, neuroses all degrees (hysteria, neurasthenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder), meteozavisimost, depression, chronic fatigue, epilepsy, inflammation or pinched nerves (Trinity, facial) and some other disease there are still some diseases that are attributed to the nervous system, of course, there are people irritable from birth, but for the majority of irritability is a harbinger of the approaching neurosis. Nervous condition manifested in many different ways on human behavior, one bite their nails or pencils, and other pieces of paper torn into small pieces, and some do not know what to do with your hands, stamping his foot or fourth run through the room. Manifestations of the set, and one reason -zabolevanie nervous system. Treatment of nerve folk remedies at home at the moment must be virtually the entire urban population and most of the rural areas. To treat nerve disorders can not only as separate health problems, but also as a complement to the comprehensive treatment of other diseases.

With this approach, recovery will come much faster. If you regularly recover from his nervous system with the help of traditional medicine, the state of your health will improve dramatically.

Centaury — a magic herb

Botanical Reference

We collect and store

The drug is used for grass centaury umbrella with rosette plants. Centaury grass harvested in early flowering centaury, dried in a dryer at a temperature of from 40 to 50 ° C or in the shade outdoors.

A useful composition

Herb plants Centaury contains mucus, essential oils, alkaloids, glycosides, oleanolic acid and ascorbic acid.

The use of traditional medicine

Medicinal herbs centaury umbrella plants consumed in the form of infusion and decoction for diseases of the kidneys and gallbladder, flatulence, liver diseases. Preparations plant possess anthelmintic effect. Externally it is used as a remedy for lice and hair loss.

Recipe for Health

Infusion for strengthening the nervous system

Cooking

It is necessary to take 2 tablespoons of herbs and brew in a thermos, Bay two cups of boiling water. Let stand until the morning. On the morning of the infusion is necessary to drain. Then divided into 4 doses.

Application

Accept need for 30 minutes before eating.

Botanical Reference

Kalina common — a large shrub of the family tree honeysuckle height of 2-3 m. In May — June covered a variety of milk-white flowers (inflorescence corymbose) with a delicate pinkish tinge, and in August — September — bright red berry brushes. Bark brownish-gray. The leaves are lobed, opposite. Berries irregular spherical shape with a flattened nucleus bone. Taste berries tart, slightly bitter.

We collect and store

Viburnum berries is the time to collect the dry weather in October, after the first frost, when they almost lose their bitterness.

Remove from berries bitter taste and can be at home: it is necessary to hold the berries are 6-7 minutes in boiling water. The best option — to cut berries with peduncles not to damage their delicate flesh. Then, the fruit must be spread in a thin layer, while provyalivayut them on the air, then dosushit in the oven at + 40-60 ° C. Only after drying the berries from the stalks should be cleaned and stored in a linen or paper bags in a cool dry place. The shelf life of harvested fruits are not so limited.

A useful composition

Fruits of Viburnum — a diabetic product. They contain sugar, tannin and pectin, essential oil, rich in ascorbic, acetic, valeric acids, vitamins A, P, K, as well as substances that kill disease-causing microbes.

The use of traditional medicine

Bark Viburnum lowers blood pressure, has an antispasmodic action. It acts as a vasoconstrictor, increases muscle tone of the uterus. Fruits of Viburnum used as an antipyretic and diaphoretic for colds, swelling of cardiac and renal origin, hypertension, strengthen the heart, have a hemostatic effect.

Note: contraindications!

However, hypotension, increased gastric acidity, arthritis, gout, kidney stones and fruits during pregnancy viburnum contraindicated. Fruit juice should not be used in coronary artery disease after heart attack and stroke, as in these patients increased blood clotting.

Recipes for Health

Baths for hands from the bark of Viburnum nervous disorders Preparation and application of Article 1. crust cooking spoon in a glass of water for about 15 minutes when the broth has cooled a bit, keep it in your hands.

Nerves become stronger, and every day the palms will sweat less.

Infusion

Composition

1h. spoon cranberry crust; 1 tsp. Herb motherwort; 1 tsp. Caraway fruits; 1h. spoon fruits of fennel;

1 tsp. Of valerian root; 200 ml of water.

Cooking

Mix all the ingredients. Take 1 tbsp. spoon the mixture, pour boiling water, let stand for 1 hour. Before use, filter.

Application

Take 1 cup of infusion 2-3 times a day.

In addition to the infusion of the nervous system calms the intestines, cures hemorrhoids and is an excellent universal means of traditional medicine ..

Application

Take 0.5 cup 3-4 times a day, 1 hour after meals.

Melissa officinalis

When planning what to plant in the garden, do not forget the lemon balm. Her finely chopped fresh leaves added to the salad, enrich its aromas, give a special flavor. Melissa flavored soups, main dishes, fruit, beverages, vinegar. For these purposes, the grass cut before flowering. Melissa is also indispensable in canning cucumbers, squash and tomatoes, give them incomparable taste and aroma. I admire this herb beekeepers. It not only gives the honey, but has long been used to «pacify» the bees. Water infusion of herbs with sugar you can easily connect and reconcile the two bee colonies. One has only to sprinkle this solution different families of bees, and they cease to be enemies, not without reason called Melissa Pchelyakov. Medieval doctors said the infusion of fresh lemon balm flowers «fills the heart with joy and gladness.»

A useful composition

Grass plants balm contains tannins, tannins, essential oil, bitter, resin, ascorbic acid, mucus.

We collect and store

Collection melissovogo leaf (tea) is carried out during the flowering plants when the leaves have a particularly pleasant smell and taste. Gentle drying (at a temperature not higher than + 40 ° C) allows you to save as much as possible in the raw essential oil. The smell of fresh raw materials — lime. Melissovoe essential oil is obtained from fresh plant by steam distillation.

Note: contraindications!

Melissa is not suitable for low pressure and individual intolerance.

Recipes for Health

Melissovaya bath

Cooking

50-60 worm Melissa pour 1 liter of water, heated to a boil, set aside 10 minutes and drain.

Application

This infusion pour into the tub filled with water. Duration of treatment-10-15 minutes.

Melissovy Tea Preparation

3 teaspoons finely chopped lemon balm leaves to a cup pour 1/4 liter of boiling water and leave to infuse for 10 minutes under the lid. It would seem that it is too large dose, but melissovy and valerian tea should be darker than usual tea to the sedative (calming) effect is fully manifested.

Application

Every day you should drink 3 cups of tea. If you add the honey, tea as a sedative effect is enhanced.

Soothing balm tea and fenugreek

Composition

Lemon balm leaves, fenugreek seeds.

Preparation and use 1-2 tsp herb mixture pour 1 cup boiling water, cover and let stand 10 minutes, then strain. Drink 2 cups of warm tea a day.

Donnik — «royal crown

Melilot (melilotus officinal is L.) has other Russian names: Yellow sweet clover, sweet clover pharmacy, wild hops, rabbit chill shamrock bottom, burkun, Tomka, hrestovnik. Avicenna is a plant called «royal crown».

A useful composition

It contains substances that prevent blood clotting, organic acids, vitamins C and E, carotene and other useful items. Preparations clover improves myocardial perfusion and abdominal organs, relieve blood clotting, help restore the inner lining of blood and lymph vessels. Sweet clover is used in very small doses or in combination with other herbs.

We collect and store

Harvest grass in the flowering stage, cutting off the tops of the shoots. Dried in the shade under the eaves, laying a layer of 3-7 cm. The dried raw material threshed to obtain a mixture of flowers and leaves, and stems discarded. Shelf life — 2 years.

Recipes for Health

Decoction for insomnia, neurasthenia, headaches, nervous attacks, hysteria, melancholy

Cooking

1 tablespoon chopped herbs pour 1 cup boiling water, to insist in a sealed container in a boiling water bath for 30 min., Cooled at room temperature for 10 min., Filter. Application

Take 1 tablespoon Zrazy a day before meals.

Broth, calms the nervous system and normalizes sleep

Note: contraindications!

It is a poisonous plant. In case of overdose may appear headache, nausea, mucosal bleeding. It is advisable to apply sbopax with other herbs.

St. John’s Wort treats 99 diseases

Botanical Reference

St. John’s wort — a perennial herb of the family sealers up to 80 cm with a thin branched rhizome and numerous adventitious roots.

Stems erect, slender, dihedral, branched bare.

Leaves opposite, small, oval or oblong, entire, with translucent glands in the form of black dots, sessile. The flowers are golden yellow with black dots, in dense corymbose inflorescences. Fruit — triangular capsule, dehiscing by three wings, with small seeds. Flowers in June-August.

St. John’s wort grows in meadows, forest edges, in sparse deciduous and pine forests on sandy slopes, clearings, fallow lands, along roads in the southern part of the forest and steppe zones of Western Siberia.

A useful composition

The above-ground portion of St. John’s wort contains a flavonoid glycoside hyperoside (Gypea-rin), split into quercetin, rutin and other flavonoids, a large amount of carotene, ascorbic and nicotinic acid, saponins, tannins pyrocatechol group, volatile oil, choline, tsirilovy alcohol, resin and bitter substances , volatile, traces of alkaloids.

The use of traditional medicine

St. John’s wort — an old drug, known in ancient Gre-tion. In Russia, it was considered by the majority of grass diseases. Kazakhs call it «dzherambay» — a healer of wounds. Water infusion and decoction of herbs have long been used to treat heart disease, rheumatism, colds, flu, headaches, liver disease, stomach, bladder, bedwetting, hemorrhoids, inflammation of female genitals.

Recipes for Health

Tea, soothing nerves, helps to restore, strengthen the body

Composition

20 g lemon balm leaves, 20 g herb St. John’s wort, 10 g orange blossom, 5 g hips.

Cooking

1-2 tsp herb mixture pour 1 cup boiling water, cover and let stand 5 minutes, then strain.

Application

Drink 1 cup of tea 3 times a day.

Tea helps to relieve nervousness and heightened sense of anxiety

Composition

30 g herb St. John’s wort, 20 g of peppermint leaves, lemon balm leaves, 15 g.

Cooking

1-2 tsp herb mixture pour 1 cup boiling water, cover and let stand 15 minutes, then strain.

Application

Drink in portions during the day for 2 cups of tea daily.

Note: contraindications!

This herb is not recommended for pregnant women and breastfeeding women. Be especially careful when using St. John’s wort along with anesthetics. If you prepare for anesthesia, while you are taking St. John’s wort, be sure to tell your doctor. The fact is that this plant can cause or enhance the extension of certain anesthetic drugs. Recently it became known, and that hypericum negative effect also on the optic nerve.

Peppermint in the gardens and orchards grow different kinds of mint, but not all of them contain peppermint oil having a characteristic odor. As the seasoning used for that purpose grown peppermint. She chopped leaves — a great supplement for many dishes, as well as a good medicine.

Prepare and save

Who prepares peppermint, should collect the leaves before flowering, dry them quickly (at a temperature not higher than + 35 ° C) and stored in tightly closed containers: humidity makes peppermint unfit for consumption.

Tips gardeners gardeners

Dilute peppermint layering. Especially well it grows in the swampy soil and marl.

Mint — water-loving and light-requiring plant winters without shelter, but does not tolerate extreme cold.

Planting is carried out in early spring (late April — early May) and in August. If you are going to grow mint in your garden or vegetable garden, keep in mind that the mint has a drawback — it is quite aggressive and growing strongly, thanks to a creeping rhizome, taking all the new space. That it does not bring you a lot of trouble, it is better to protect her, buried in the depth of the rhizomes restrictive strips of iron, plastic or slate.

Recipes for Health

Tea made from peppermint Preparation

1 tablespoon with the top leaves pour 1.4 liters of boiling water and let stand, covered for 10 minutes. Then cool.

Application

Drink it best savory.

Collection, strengthens the nervous system, helps to restore the nervous system, soothing

Composition

Orange flower, valerian root, lemon balm leaves, basil herb, peppermint leaves

Cooking

2 tsp herb mixture pour 1 cup boiling water, cover and let stand for 10-15 minutes, then strain.

Application

Drink 3 cups of tea a day warm libitum.

Advice

♦ A particularly good combination for all gastro-intestinal diseases — a mixture of peppermint chamomile in equal parts.

♦ Mint will help soothe the pain, including rheumatic (compress of mint broth applied to the affected area). The same can be done with insect bites to relieve itching.

♦ If you mix the decoction of mint with olive oil, you get an excellent remedy for burns. For headaches should be mixed peppermint oil and eucalyptus and rub whiskey.

Wormwood — «grass health

According to one legend, once upon a time among the wide steppes of one poor man grew beautiful daughter named Polynushka. One began to woo her son Bahia, cruel, conceited, and wily hobbling. Polynushka rejected all his domogany. Then hobbling to avenge the girl sang a verse of the company that he had defiled the daughter of a poor man, and now allows anyone to mock her. Understood Polynushka severe price poor man of honor not able to protect her younger brother, Bai destroy the whole family. To avoid embarrassment, she straddled his horse and sped off into the steppe. She threw herself on the ground and watered her bitter tears. And where the tears were falling, blue grass grew. The most bitter in the world. I have been looking for a Woman, but have not found the proud daughter of the wide steppe.

«Oh, you are my destiny, sudbinushka, is bitter as wormwood, polynushka» — says a popular rumor. Surely, there is no such person who would not be familiar with this wasteland overrun with weeds. A wormwood is also a wonderful healer, used for thousands of years against many diseases of man. Latin-parameter name wormwood «Artemisia» — «grass health», was given in honor of Artemis, goddess of hunting, fertility, fertility and healing. Or, from the Greek «Artemes» — robust, safe. Russian name wormwood — from old Russian verb «flight», «burn» — to burn.

Botanical Reference

Wormwood —

Blooming in June-August.

Fruits — oblong achenes ripen in August and September. The plant wormwood grows in southern Siberia, the Caucasus, in the European part of Russia. It grows among bushes, on the fringes of forests, pastures, vacant lots, and as a weed in gardens.

We collect and store

The drug needs of the workpiece is subjected to elevated part of a medicinal plant. Herb wormwood is stored in the time until the plant blooms. Under the top of the plant are blank 0.20-0.25 m in length. They are dried in a ventilated room or shed, or at 40-50 ° C in the dryer. The shelf life of grass — 24 months.

A useful composition

The leaves and stems of wormwood found: carotene, essential oils, resins, tannins, bitter glycosides (anabsintin and absintin), vitamin C, alkaloids, malic and succinic acids.

Note: contraindications!

Long-term use of drugs plants causes mild poisoning, in severe cases of poisoning compounded convulsions and hallucinations. Where the requirement — between treatments wormwood take breaks to 2 months.

Recipes for Health

Infusion of nervous excitement when cooking and use of dried mugwort leaves (2 tbsp. Spoons) make 0.5 liters of boiling water. Insist 15 min., Then drain. Morning and evening drink 1 glass.

Infusion to be used within one day, it can be heated. To do this, drink an infusion of wormwood at the rate of 2 tablespoons of grass to 0.5 liters of hot water per day.

The infusion of wormwood in anxiety dreams

Preparation and use

1chaynuyu of herbs wormwood pour a glass of boiling water, cool, strain and drink 1/3 cup 3 times a day.

Motherwort nerves

Botanical Reference

Motherwort five-blade — a perennial herb of the family Labiatae, 50-150 cm tall. Stem erect, covered with long hair-kami, slightly branched. Leaves are dark green above and grayish below, soft-fiber. The flowers are small, pink, collected whorls in the axils of the upper leaves. It blooms from June to September. On loamy and sandy soils on the edges, glades and clearings in coniferous and mixed forests is increasing all over the country motherwort five-blade. There are also other kind of motherwort heart, which is different from motherwort five-blade with bare stems and smaller size flowers. Heart grass for cattle poisonous.

A useful composition

Grass of Leonurus cardiac contains organic acids (malic, tartaric, citric, vanilla, etc.), tannins, sugar, vitamins A, E and C. Rich in plant micro and macro. All of these substances in combination cause a positive effect on motherwort cardiovascular system.

Recipes for Health

Motherwort tincture

Cooking

Chopped grass to fill 70% alcohol in a ratio of 1: 5, to insist for a week in a dark and cool place.

Application

Take 30-50 drops 3-4 times a day at an elevated pressure, nervous excitement.

Tea to help the body cope with high stress, and transfer it to recover

Composition

20 g of chamomile flowers, 10 g of horsetail grass, 10 g herb St. John’s wort, 10 g of fruit spikes, Nick, 10 g of grass motherwort, 10 g of flowers and leaves of hawthorn, 5 grams of nettle, 5 g herb plantain, 5 g Ahearn root 5 Mr. marigold flowers. Preparation and use 1-2 tsp herb mixture pour 1 cup boiling water, cover and let stand for 10-15 minutes, then strain. Drink every day for 1 glass of tea in the morning and evening.

Note: contraindications!

Do not use drugs motherwort under reduced pressure and slow heart rate (bradycardia)! It happens rarely, but long-term use can cause an allergic reaction until a complete intolerance.

Lavender — «to please the soul

Lavender comes from the Mediterranean region, the Canary Islands and India. Plant name from the Latin lava (washed) and reflects the antiseptic and hygienic properties of lavender, which the Romans added to the bath for freshness and flavor, but also used for washing and cleaning in the absence of soap. In the ancient world, lavender, as well as some other aromatic herbs, was of great religious, cultural and commercial importance. The ancient Egyptians cultivated lavender, which was called the Indian spikelets, in the sacred garden of Thebes. Costly incense of lavender have been an important subject of international trade, and was accompanied by notable people throughout life and even after death — Lavender was part of the embalming. In 1922, the remains of lavender were found in sealed ballot boxes with incense Tutankhamun: the smell persisted for 3,000 years! Accompanying man from time immemorial, lavender firmly established in the religious culture and mythology. It is assumed that banished from paradise Adam and Eve, God gave useful herbs to alleviate the severity of his earthly life. Among them were the rosemary and lavender — «to maintain the spirit of rosemary, lavender to delight the soul.» Another beautiful Christian legend claims that amazing smell of lavender granted herself the Virgin Mary in gratitude for the fact that the clothes dried lavender bush baby Jesus.

We collect and store

It is necessary to start collecting as soon as a blossoming flower. The inflorescences are cut, hung out to dry, and then rob the flowers. The essential oil is obtained by steam distillation.

A useful composition

The main ingredient of lavender — very pleasant-smelling essential oils of flowers. Furthermore, it can be called tannins, flavonoids, phytosterols and coumarins.

Recipes for Health

Classic soft soothing herbal tea

Composition

20g orange flowers, lavender flowers, 15 g, 15 g of hawthorn flowers, 10 g of chamomile flowers.

Preparation and use

2 tsp herb mixture pour 1 cup boiling water, cover and let stand 5 minutes, then strain.

Drink 2 cups of tea a day, dividing this number into portions, as required.

Lavender Bath Preparation and Application Take 0.5 kg of flowers and stems of lavender. Their sleep in 4 l of water and boiled for 1.5 hours.

Take a bath to be at night. This is strengthens the nervous system.

Note: contraindications!

Lavender flowers can be used without fear. But the use of lavender oil inside requires some care.

At high doses (more than about 1 gram) can occur along with irritation of the stomach and intestines phenomena of repression and violation of consciousness.

Marsh grass — cottonweed

You’ve heard, of course, about Edelweiss — famous flower mountains, so dear to the hearts of the conquerors of the snowy peaks. Here, in the meadow, we can find his sister Cudweed, which may not be so well known, but much more useful to his cousin, climbed to the wild inaccessible cliffs. The generic name of this plant comes from the Greek word for wool, felt, indicating that the woolly-tomentose pubescence plants. The specific definition in Latin — "crude". "wet". "topyanoy" given by habitat.

Botanical Reference

Cudweed (swamp) — an annual herbaceous plant with a thin taproot and rounded outstretched-branched from the base, rarely simple stalk height of 5-20 cm. The leaves are alternate, oblong, tapering to the bottom. The flowers are small, light-yellow, collected in a small egg-shaped baskets, crowded dense tufts at the tips of branches and surrounded by radiant diverging upper leaves. Fruit light brown achene with a small oblong easily loose topknot. The whole plant is more or less grayish-pubescent. Flowers in June — August. The fruits ripen in August — October. It occurs almost throughout the European part of Russia.

We collect and store

Medical raw material is a herb cudweed, which is collected during flowering. When gathering should be left for seeding 2-4 plants per 1 m of its thickets. Plants pull, shaking-out ground and not cutting off the root, dried in the open air. In bad weather, drying sheds, attics or in the dryer at a temperature of 40 ° C. Shelf life of raw materials 3 years.

In cudweed detected carotene (30%), vitamins K, C, V. It contains many tannins (40%), volatile oil, resin (16%) phytosterol gnafalin alkaloid, flavonoids, coumarins, micronutrients.

Note: contraindications!

Contraindicated in bradycardia. Do not use it long course with hypotension, vascular dystonia hypotonic type. When treating cottonweed have to take into account the fact that when administered it expands peripheral blood vessels.

Recipes for Health

Infusion of nervous disorders and the use of Preparation Mix and grind the grass Leonurus -15 g, grass Cudweed -15 g -15 g of hawthorn flowers, chamomile flowers — 5 in 1 tbsp. spoon mixture pour 1 cup boiling water, in a thermos for 8 hours and strain. Take 0,5 cup 3 times a day, 1 hour after meals.

Calming infusion

Preparation and use

1 tbsp. a spoonful of chopped herbs land-Nitsa pour 1 cup boiling water, to insist, wrapped in a warm place for 1 hour, drain. Very useful in conjunction with this procedure do hot foot bath of water cottonweed strong infusion (2 tbsp. Tablespoons herb to 1 cup water).

Infusion with increased nervous excitability.

Preparation and application of 15 g of grass cudweed 250 ml of boiling water to insist 3:00. Take 1 tbsp. l. 3 times a day for 30 minutes before eating.

Infusion during stress Preparation and Application

2 tbsp. tablespoons herb insist in 1 cup boiling water until cool. Drink 0.5 cups 2 times daily after meals.

Hawthorn — fruit of healing

Hawthorn is widely distributed in our country as a fruit, Leca rstvennoe and ornamental plant. It differs abundant and the annual yield, high taste and healthy qualities of fruit, different ripening times, winter hardiness and drought resistance, that allows him to plant in different soil and climatic zones. Its name comes from the word «lord» (by analogy with bright dresses Boyar) and in some regions it is called boyaryshnya, Boyarka or noblewoman tree — because of the lush Blanker flowering bright red fruit.

Botanical Reference

Hawthorn ordinary — chaparral of the Rosaceae family up to 4 m, with bright purple-brown branches. The leaves are alternate, rounded-rhombic, deeply-lobed, pointed, hairy on both sides. The flowers are small, white, with unpleasant smell in dense corymbose inflorescences. Fruits of blood-red, with a sweet, powdery pulp. It flowers in May and June, fruits ripen in August and September.

Hawthorn grows on forest edges, meadows, river banks, in ravines, among the bushes in the southern part of the forest and steppe zones. Particularly common in the steppe regions of the Kemerovo region, the plains of the Altai Territory.

A useful composition

The hawthorn fruit contains ascorbic acid, retinol, saponins, unsaturated fatty acids (oleic acid and linoleic acid), edge-tegusovaya acid, tartaric acid, citric acid, sugars (fructose, etc.), Tannins, phytosterols, choline, acetylcholine, proteins.

The leaves and flowers of Crataegus detected flavonoids, volatile oil, organic acids and amines three methylamine, choline, acetylcholine, quercetin, carotene, Vitamin C, and other substances.

We collect and store

For medical use harvest flowers, leaves and fruits of hawthorn. Flowers and leaves are harvested at the beginning of the flowering plants, fruit — in August and September. Dry raw materials obtained in a well-ventilated area. Hawthorn flowers (fresh and especially dried) have a nice peculiar smell that attracts moles — it settles in the dried flowers and makes raw materials unfit for use. To protect the flowers of hawthorn against attack by moths, they must be stored in a cardboard or wooden containers.

Recipes for Health

Soothing tea

Cooking

Take hawthorn flowers, chamomile flowers, and St. John’s wort, mix, not shredding-tea powder. 1 tsp collection pour a glass of boiling water, cover and let stand for 15-20 minutes. Strain and drink slowly, as if dissolving.

Application

Drink this tea before bedtime for a month or two.

Tea, stimulates blood circulation, has a calming effect.

Composition

20 g of hawthorn flowers, 15 g of grass mistletoe, 15 g herb rue, lemon balm leaves, 15 g, 10 g of valerian root, 5 g of the fruit of cumin.

Cooking

2 tsp herb mixture pour 1 cup boiling water, cover and let stand 15 minutes, then strain.

Calendula — «medicinal marigold

Calendula officinalis, popularly known as marigolds, revered since ancient times, and for various advantages: for the spicy taste — in the Middle Ages calendula widely used in cooking, it is added to soups, cereals, wine; for simplicity and krasotu- it was the favorite flower of the Queen of Navarre (in Paris there is a statue of Margaret of Valois Calendula in the hands), well, for the unique healing properties.

Botanical information.

Calendula officinalis (marigold)

We collect and store

For the treatment of stockpiled medicinal plant flower baskets. Harvest them, cutting off during flowering marigold flower stalk at the base. Dry the basket spreading a thin layer or outdoors in the shade or in the dryer at 40-50 ° C. Dried raw materials can be used within 2 years.

A useful composition

The marigold flower inflorescences contains tannins and bitter substances, carotenes, flavonoids, organic kitty items, essential oils, mucus, tar. The stems and leaves of plants found Kalenda. The seeds contain fatty oil and alkaloids.

Note: Contraindications

Occasionally calendula can cause allergies. No other contraindications, except individual hypersensitivity to the marigold flowers there.

Recipes for Health

Tea to help the body cope with high stress, and transfer it to recover

Composition

20 g of chamomile flowers, 10 g of horsetail grass, 10 g herb St. John’s wort, 10 g of rose hips, 10 g of grass motherwort, 10 g of flowers and leaves of hawthorn, 5 grams of nettle, 5 g herb plantain, 5 g Ahearn root, 5 g of flowers calendula. Preparation and use 1-2 tsp herb mixture pour 1 cup boiling water, cover and let stand for 10-15 minutes, then strain. Drink every day for 1 glass of tea in the morning and evening.

A decoction of the neuroses Preparation and use Take 2 tbsp. spoons of calendula flowers, 2 tablespoons. tablespoons marjoram and 1 tbsp. spoon tansy flowers. . Then, 1 tbsp. spoon mixture pour 1 cup boiling water, cover with a lid and heat in a water bath for 15 minutes. Take 1/4 cup 3 times a day before meals and 4th just before bedtime. The course of treatment — 3 weeks.

The soothing infusion of preparation and application of Take 1 tbsp. spoonful of marigold flowers, chop them and fill in 1.5 cups of boiling water. Steep, covered, for 40 minutes. Then strain.

Take 1/2 cup of infusion 3 times a day. The course of treatment — 3 weeks.

Tea from depression and burnout.

Soothing valerian

Botanical Reference

Valeriana officinalis —

A useful composition

Valerian is rich in essential oils, it contains very useful for our body substance, isovaleric acid, esters of formic, acetic and butyric acids, and other substances. Also essential oils, valerian contain organic acids and sugars.

The use of traditional medicine

Note: contraindications!

Long-term use of valerian can provoke anxiety, impaired function of the gastrointestinal tract, constipation, headaches. But in chronic enterocolitis races plants are drugs may aggravate the disease.

Recipes for Health

Valerian tea

Cooking

2 teaspoons chopped valerian root pour 1/4 liter of cold water and let stand for 10-12 hours, stirring occasionally.

Application

Drink infusion If necessary: ​​2-3 times a day for a cup. Such a high dosage is harmless and guarantees optimum calming effect.

Infusion for insomnia Cooking

2 teaspoons (without top) crushed-foot root pour 1/2 liter of boiling water and let stand in a sealed container for 10 minutes. For optimum effect, the infusion should be prepared each time.

Application

Drink as a tea with neurotic insomnia, neurotic heartbeat.

Baths with valerian calming effect and forge a dream.

Application

Procedure is carried out for 15-20 minutes.

Tea made from valerian root and lemon balm leaves

Cooking

Mix all ingredients in equal parts. 2 teaspoons of the mixture pour 1/4 liter of boiling water, leave for 15 minutes, drain.

Application

Drink hot pretty slow sips.

Oregano — love grass

This herb is known for thousands of years. Among the authors recommend it for the treatment of a variety of diseases were Hippocrates, Aristotle, Dioscorides, Pliny, Avicenna. One of the most heavily used are properties of oregano, is its incredible ability in the treatment of diseases affecting women: the menstrual cycle, delay menstruation, terrible menstrual pain. It helps with PMS, heavy flow of menopause (has a sedative effect).

Botanical Reference

Oregano — a perennial plant height of about one meter with an extensive root system, oval leaves and small pale purple flowers. The whole plant has a strong aroma. Inflorescence oregano — spreading panicle. Colored purple or lilac-pink tone. Themselves flowers are small, gathered in the oblong-rounded ears, and ears, in turn, form a panicle length with his hand.

A useful composition

Biological activity is associated with the presence of oregano in grass essential oil, tannin, ascorbic acid, pigments. The seeds contain fatty oil.

Recipes for Health

Tea for sound sleep Preparation and use Brew 1 tsp. Mixture of oregano, St. John’s wort and valerian. Drink before bedtime.

Broth to strengthen the nervous system

Preparation and application of Mark 10 g of peppermint, 15 g of dry valerian root, hawthorn 20 g, 25 g and 30 g of melilot oregano. Grind and mix all ingredients. 3 tbsp. l. Pour the prepared mixture cup boiling water and drink several times a day before meals. Broth normalizes sleep and has a calming effect.

Soothing tea preparation and use Take 3 tbsp. l. oregano in a thermos and pour one liter of boiling water. Culinary notes

In cooking, add oregano as a spice. It is good for the dishes of meat, potatoes, beans, peas. Use it with pickles, tomatoes, mushrooms for flavoring kvass, beer, liquors and wines. Oregano added in the vermouth.

D Note: contraindications!

Infusions and decoctions of oregano is contraindicated in men.

In their application the boys normal sexual development is delayed.

During pregnancy is strictly forbidden to use oregano, as it can lead to miscarriage.

Gift of the Gods — Angelica

According to ancient tradition, the angel brought angelica root to the ground from the sky by the gods to treat plague. Hence the name — «archangelica» -from the Latin word «angel.»

Botanical Reference

Angelica archangelica — travenistoe biennial herb up to 2 x Mestre. It belongs to the family zotnichnyh.

Kornivische angelica thick, vertical, with numerous short-governmental adventitious roots, have a pleasant smell. Stem plants with glaucous, erect, hollow, thick. Leaves angelica drug jagged, long-petiolate, alternate, large, double feathery. Flowers plants collected in complex large umbrellas, greenish-yellow, small.

A useful composition

The rhizomes are enclosed apple, angelic and valeric acid, pinene, essential oil, borneol, felandren, coumarins, resins, tannins, phytosterols.

Preparations angelica herb used etc. bronchitis and laryngitis as an expectorant and anti-inflammatory agent.

Decoction, infusion of rhizomes are useful as a means to get rid of the habit of alcoholic beverages.

Note: Contraindications

Do not apply in strong menstrual bleeding, during lactation, pregnancy, diabetes. Overdosing plants containing essential oils, paralyzes the central nervous system.

Recipes for Health

Tea helps to relax after a heavy physical, mental or emotional stress

Composition

30 g lemon balm leaves, 20 g angelica root pharmacy, 20 g herb garden rue, 20 grams of chamomile flowers, 10 g orange blossom. Preparation and use 1 tsp herb mixture pour 1 cup boiling water, cover and let stand 10 minutes, then strain. Drink daily 2 cups of warm tea a day.

Calming infusion Composition

30 g lemon balm leaves, 20 g angelica root pharmacy, 20 g herb garden rue, 20 grams of chamomile flowers, 10 g orange blossom. Preparation and use 1 tsp herb mixture pour 1 cup boiling water, cover and let stand 10 minutes, then strain. Drink daily 2 cups of warm tea in the day ..

Honeysuckle — a valuable doctor

Botanical Reference

Honeysuckle — born upright, climbing or creeping shrubs; type genus of the family honeysuckle. Quite large flowers (white, pink, yellow and blue) are arranged in pairs at the corners often leaves or at the ends of branches in the capitate inflorescence. From underdeveloped cup goes wrong (most) of the tubular corolla, at the end of a divided into five segments; wrong color, built on five fingers the plan depends on the fusion of three front petals and their uneven development, so that the corolla is bilabiate; corolla tube in five stamens and a long bar pestle. Berry-like fruit sit in pairs, and often fused with each other. The upper leaves, in some species (and all other) are fused together to form a common plate or wide rim, through which the end of a branch with flowers.

A useful composition

Honeysuckle berries are very rich in pitta-inflammatory substances and trace elements such as iron, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, vitamins A, C, P and B, organic acids, fructose, pectin compounds.

The use of traditional medicine

First of all, these wonderful berries are useful to all hypertensive patients, because they have properties normalize blood pressure, improve blood circulation, strengthen the walls of blood vessels and capillaries, prevent anemia and many diseases of the cardiovascular system. In addition, useful properties include honeysuckle antipyretic and antiseptic fruit of this plant. That is why the jam from the berries of honeysuckle can be a great tool for getting rid of diseases such as bronchitis, colds, sore throat, flu and other diseases of the upper respiratory tract. In the old jams and marmalades of these berries are considered very useful for treatment of various problems of the digestive tract, including gastritis, duodenal ulcer and so on. The fruits of honeysuckle also has a good diuretic, which can serve to improve the kidneys and liver. It is believed that regular consumption of these berries helps to improve brain function and strengthen memory.

Note: Contraindications

In general, it is safe, but she may have side effects. In particular, despite the fact that the honeysuckle is used to treat skin diseases, she can cause skin rash. We know of several cases of poisoning of children, take a decoction of honeysuckle. Symptoms of poisoning -rasstroystvo stomach and muscle cramps. Therefore, before taking honeysuckle it is recommended to consult a doctor. In addition, start taking better with small doses.

Recipe for Health

Broth to strengthen the nervous system

Preparation and application necessary to take 1 teaspoon crushed twigs during flowering honeysuckle and pour 1 cup boiling water. Boil and drain. You will take 1 tablespoon 3-4 times a day.

Rosehip — wild rose

Rosehip called wild rose, because it gave rise to cultivated rose. In nature, wild rose grows throughout the northern hemisphere. Currently, it is grown and how very valuable culture.

Botanical Reference

Rosehip cinnamon (Wild Rose) — shrub, highly branched, of Seme-ystva Rosaceae, up to 2 m. The branches are thin, covered with brownish-red bark, with flattened several iso-curved thorns, sitting at the base of leaf cuttings. Leaves alternate, imparipinnate, glabrous, ovate, 5-7 leaves, gray-green below. Five-ki-color, pink or white. Fruits of brown-red, ellipsoidal, about 5 cm in length, on the outer convex side of the long, in-zhatymi hairs smooth. Blossoms in May-July. Fruits false, ripen in August and September.

A useful composition

Rosehip is called a natural concentrate of vitamins. Vitamin C is contained in large amounts in wild rose. The mature fruit pulp it is 10 times larger than black currants, 50 times more than lemon. Also vitamin C, its fruit contains vitamins B1, B2, K, and R carotene.

Collect the rose hips should be in the morning or late afternoon, as the sun plucked the berries lose their valuable properties. Do not break off the sepals, or berries spoil quickly. Harvest should be immediately dried.

Recipes for Health

The drink that strengthens the nervous system

Preparation and use

5st.l. crushed dried berries, add water, boil for 10 minutes. This drink should be 2-3 hours, all the healing properties of the water went. Drink like a regular tea or juice, adding honey or any juice to taste.

Prepare a drink for two days, store in the refrigerator.

Broth

Composition

One cup of boiled water and one teaspoon of dry powdered fruit or leaves of wild rose. Preparation and application of rosehip Pour the boiling water and let it brew in a thermos for about two hours. If you have a fresh rose hips, then cover them with cold water in the evening and in the morning boil. Take a decoction of two or three times a day for half a glass before a meal.

Tea, stress relief after a long mental work to help relax and switch

Composition

25 g lemon balm leaves, 10 g of rose hips, 10 g orange blossom, 5 g of flowers of hibiscus. Preparation and use 2 tsp herb mixture pour 1 cup boiling water, cover and let stand for 5-10 minutes, then strain. Drink 1 glass of warm tea in the afternoon and evening. The course lasts for several weeks.

Watch a three-sheeted

Watch a three-sheeted (trifol) is also known by the Latin name Menyanthes trifoliata L. belongs to the family of shift (Menyanthaceae). It is believed that the name of bean trefoil received from the Greek words "tepuis" (show), and "antho $" (flower) or Latin "anthos" (trifoliate), since large flowers are very well visible in the dark. In people, the common names such as trifol, shamrock water, bobovnik, papushnik, female zhabnik, trehlapnik, lihoradochnik, scrofulous grass, watch grass.

Botanical Reference

Watch a three-sheeted

Recipes for Health

A decoction of the following collection of medicinal plants: bean trefoil leaves, peppermint leaves, valerian root equally Preparation and application of decoction prepared from 1 tablespoon of chalk-koizmelchennoy mixture of 200 ml of water. Take 1 tablespoon 3-4 times a day.

A decoction of the watch

Preparation and use

1 tablespoon leaves watches pour 200 ml of hot water, heat in a boiling water bath for 15 minutes, to insist 1-2 hours., Filter.

Take 1 tablespoon 3 times a day for 5-10 minutes. before meals.

Tea has a bracing effect

Composition

40 g of leaves of bean trefoil, 30 g of peppermint leaves, 30 g of leaves Rose Marina. Preparation and application 1 teaspoon 1 cup of brew boiling water, let stand for 5-10 minutes; for several weeks drinking cup 1 day and night.

Ling

Botanical Reference

Heather ordinary — an evergreen shrub, a short, 20 — 70 cm high, one. Crohn’s fairly compact, almost round. Leaves I scratch-evidnye, about 2 cm long and 1 cm wide, triangular, sessile, dark green, imbricated-lean. The flowers on short stalks, several pieces assembled into dense racemose inflorescence up to 25 cm, sirenevato pink, rarely — white. Fruits — four-leaf box of up to 2.5 cm, the opening of the partition. It grows slowly, annual increment of 1.5-2 cm. She lives about 30 years. Decorative during heavy and prolonged flowering and thanks to the beautiful foliage. Winters without shelter, quite hardy.

A useful composition

Aboveground part ling contains flavonoids, glycosides arbutin and erikolin, saponins, fumaric acid and citric acid, quercetin, gums, resins, compounds of calcium, potassium, phosphorus, silica, essential oils, polysaccharides.

Interesting facts

Heather — Norway’s national flower. In Scotland, in a culture where Heather holds a special place of honor, because it leaves produce a yellow dye for the famous plaid, from which sewed plaids and kilts — Scottish national dress. Used in the production of heath and heather ale — Scottish traditional strong beer, the first mention of which dates from the 11th century BC. e. In Scotland, the heather was depicted on the emblem of one of the clans. «Verasy» — popular in the USSR Belarusian vocal and instrumental ensemble.

Recipes for Health

Infusion of herbs ling

Preparation and use

2 tablespoons herb pour two cups (400 ml) of boiled water, 15 min., Filter.

Is the inside of one’s throat, drinking during the day this infusion.

Decoction ling

Preparation and use

3 teaspoons of herbs 300 ml of boiling water, cook for 10 minutes. on low heat. After cooling strain. Boiled water to bring the volume up to 300 ml.

Take 1/2 (100 ml) cup 3 times a day. This decoction is also used for external application.

Primrose spring

A useful composition

The roots and rhizomes of Primula contains glycosides, saponins, ascorbic acid (vitamin C). Particularly rich in ascorbic acid leaves (700 mg%).

The use of traditional medicine

Apply to enhance the secretory activity of mucous membranes of the upper respiratory tract and bronchi. Primrose spring increases the activity of ciliated epithelium and accelerates the evacuation of mucus from the respiratory tract. It has also a weak diuretic and diaphoretic action. The powder from the leaves of Primula used to fill a lack of vitamin C.

Infusion for strengthening the nervous system

Preparation and application of Brew in a thermos (1 liter) 2 tbsp. spoon primrose spring. Drink half a cup 3 times a day.

Pimpernel for the treatment of insomnia

Infusion of leaves primrose Preparation and use 1 tsp powder leaves primrose spring pour 0.5 cups of boiling water. Infuse for 20-30 minutes in a well-sealed container. Strain. Before use, to improve the therapeutic effect to add on the tip of a teaspoon of table salt. Drink at once, do not store.

Chamomile — a sacred plant

Shelf life of raw materials 12 months.

A useful composition

The inflorescences of chamomile found azulene, an essential oil, coumarins, flavonoids, choline, sitosterol, organic acids, carotene, bitterness, polysaccharides, gums and vitamins.

Chamomile softens hair, relieves irritation of the scalp, makes hair shiny, golden hue. It promotes healthy hair growth.

Recipes for Health

Tea

Preparation and use 1 teaspoon to 1 cup of boiling water, drink at night with a teaspoon of honey.

Infusion

Preparation and use 1 tablespoon of raw pour 1 cup boiling water for 30 minutes, strain before serving, take the 0.25 — 0.5 cups 3 times a day before meals, children — 1 to 2 tablespoons.

Tincture

Preparation and application of this raw material is 40% alcohol (1:10) 1 week in a dark place, drain, take 20-30 drops with water, 3 times daily after meals.

Note: contraindications.

Contraindicated during pregnancy extracts of chamomile and chamomile are hypersensitive.

Soothing meadowsweet

Recipes for Health

Infusion of rhizomes lobaznika Cooking

1 tablespoon finely divided rhizomes per 200 ml of boiling water. Heat in a water bath for 10 minutes., To insist

2 hours.

Application

Drink 1 tablespoon 4 times a day.

Infusion of herbs with flowers Preparation

1 tablespoon chopped raw pour in a thermos 0.5 liters of boiling water. Infuse until the morning.

Application

Drink 1/4 cup 4 times per day.

Culinary notes

Meadowsweet (inflorescence) can be brewed tea I as (or added to tea when brewed): it has a pleasant taste and aroma of honey. In Scandinavia, meadowsweet flowers mixed with beer and wine to add flavor. Young shoots and roots can be eaten.

Housekeeping tip

Great repels flies, mosquitoes, I horseflies.

Note: Contraindications

Meadowsweet herb is contraindicated in chronic constipation, since it has an astringent action. Meadowsweet has anticoagulant properties because it contained salicylates, so it can cause bleeding in people with poor blood clotting and thrombocytopathies. Meadowsweet lowers blood pressure, so it should be taken gipotonikam with caution or assembled with Leuzea, golden root, etc.

Sweet hops

Female flowers consist of dog-tick, at the base surrounded by filmy whole-extreme cupped perianth. Fruit — Nut with a coiled embryo. Flowers in July — August, fruits in August — September.

It is interesting

The stem and leaf of hops can absorb heavy metal ions, so 1 g of hop leaf biomass can absorb 74.2 mg of lead.

Recipes for Health

Tincture of hops as an analgesic, sedative and hypnotic

The composition of the hops (cones) — 1 part 1 part pustyrnika- grass, mint — 0.1 parts. Preparation and application of Article 1. l. put the mixture into a thermos, pour 0.5 liters of boiled water, overnight. Take 112 cup 3 times a day before meals.

When insomnia Preparation and application of fresh cones Stuff the pillow and sleep on it, after shaking.

Tea for women in the composition of the PMS

The flowers are lavender, hops cones, St. John’s wort and linden flowers. Preparation and application of all mix in equal quantities of boiling water to brew and drink tea instead. This tea is very strong smell — the smell like the smell of perfume. He will calm the nerves.

Note: contraindications!

In case of overdose may be nausea, vomiting, headache, and a feeling of general fatigue.

Catnip will calm nerves

Culinary notes

The plant is tested and approved as a spice for salted herring in the preparation of cheese.

Herbal weight, extracts and essential oils are of interest to flavor tonic and alcoholic beverages, perfumes, tea.

Use a catnip and lemon in cooking.

Recipe for Health

Infusion of grass.

Preparation and use

2 tablespoons of raw material per 200 ml of boiled water, 2 hrs., Filter.

Drink half a cup 3 times a day.

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