Nasturtium is a great plant Pharmacopoeia and is not used official Russian medicine, but because of its healing properties is widely used in traditional and non-traditional medicine of other countries (in some European countries, South America, New Zealand, etc.).
In folk medicine for therapeutic purposes, usually used all parts of the nasturtium. They make water infusions, decoctions, alcohol tinctures, rubbing and squeeze the juice. These drugs nasturtium indicated for metabolic disorders, kidney and gallstones, inflammatory diseases of the lymph nodes. nervous diseases (with increased irritability and excitability) and depression and viral diseases as cold and flu remedies, in diseases of the lungs and upper respiratory tract, chronic bronchitis.
Contraindications and side effects
If you frequently use a large amount of greens nasturtium may occur irritation of the intestines and stomach, so people suffering from stomach ulcers and gastritis should use the herb with caution. Also not recommended to use tinctures, bitters and freshly squeezed juice of nasturtium children, pregnant women, lactating women, lizums individual intolerance and a tendency to allergic reactions. Continue reading
Acorus calamus .
Perennial herbaceous plant. Used to improve digestion in the gastro-intestinal diseases.
Althaea officinalis .
Perennial herbaceous plant. Used as an anti-inflammatory, expectorant.
The Berberis vulgaris . Branching shrub. Used in cholecystitis, cholelithiasis, chronic hepatitis.
Black henbane . Biennial winter plant. Used as an antispasmodic and pain relievers. Black henbane is poisonous.
Birch. Deciduous tree. Used as a diuretic and cholagogue. Preparations of the fungus (mushroom) is used for gastritis and malignant tumors of the stomach, lungs and other organs.
Hawthorn croviana red . High shrub. Preparations of hawthorn (tincture of the flowers, the fruit extract) is used as a cardiotonic agent, in functional disorders of cardiac activity, heart failure.
The elder black. Shrub. The flowers have diaphoretic, diuretic, astringent, and mild disinfectant properties. Infusion of flowers is used for colds, as a diaphoretic. Externally they are used for rinsing with inflammatory diseases of the oral cavity and throat.
Cornflower blue . Odnoletnego biennial plant. Used as a mild diuretic means at diseases of kidneys and bladder. Continue reading
How to live long and be healthy? Look around, nature is everywhere gives us clues.
If a person is in harmony with the environment, and the health he does not complain. But if man moves away from nature, ceases to listen to your body, it is vulnerable to disease, both body and soul. Believing that it will save an expensive tablet, people delude themselves. Having tried the possible and impossible methods of traditional medicine . he is like a drowning man at a straw, grabs are not always clear and understandable tools and methods of folk, or alternative, medicine.
Alternative medicine approaches to diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases that for one reason or another have not received universal acceptance among physicians. Most of these approaches has deep historical roots and are based more on an assessment of the manifestations of the disease, than the study of its causes and mechanisms. The so-called folk remedies of medicine of the West and the East complement and enrich modern official medicine.
For alternative medicine are characterized by the absence of clear rules.
In the heritage of folk healers from different countries presented extensive knowledge of alternative medicine, such as:
Aromatherapy — treatment with odours.
Apitherapy — the treatment of produktangebot;
Phytotherapy — treatment with medicinal herbs (receiving infusions of various plants and herbs has a beneficial effect on the work of the whole organism, cleanses the vital organs and blood from toxins, enhances the protective functions of the organism without adverse effects on organs, as it can be when taking chemical preparations); Continue reading