There are about 200 species of Kalanchoe, but is used in medical practice Kalanchoe pinnate. Under natural conditions, Kalanchoe grows in South America and Southeast Asia, where it grows up to 1.5 meters, but it very often can be seen as a houseplant, thanks to medicinal and decorative properties.
For treatment take the ground part of the plant, when the stems reach 40-60 cm and the lower part of the stem becomes thick.
Kalanchoe pinnate has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, stimulating and tonic effect, and most importantly — is a powerful stimulator of tissue regeneration, ie, promotes rapid cleansing and healing of wounds and ulcers.
Kalanchoe malotoksicnam, reduces inflammation. Particularly good results are obtained when the treatment of burns and fractures.
Fresh washed chopped leaves, Kalanchoe juice, tincture Kalanchoe is used in wounds, ulcers, bedsores, trophic ulcers, abscesses, abrasions, panaritiums, erysipelas, osteomyelitis, fractures of the skin and nipples of the Breasts of nursing mothers, cervical erosion, inflammation “of the middle ear.
In addition to the juice and tincture, Kalanchoe is used in the form of lotions, drops, tampons, ointments.
For burns the juice Kalanchoe smachiwausa beaten egg whites and apply to the affected skin surface.
Trophic ulcers are treated thus: the gauze in 4-5 layers, wet Kalanchoe juice and apply on the affected area. When burning to the juice added solution of procaine (1%)- 0.5 ml. Continue reading