Many indoor plants have healing properties. They are used as valuable medicinal plants in their homeland.
It is known that from Sudanese hibiscus raw material for the famous hibiscus tea that improves metabolism, strengthens blood vessels, helps with flu and colds, excretes toxins, has a beneficial effect in the fight against cholesterol.
It’s no secret that the aspidistra has diuretic and anti-inflammatory properties and in many parts of East Asia used in folk medicine. Decoctions of all parts of the plant is used in convulsions, gastro-intestinal diseases, diarrhea, stones in the urinary system.
Medicines of Myrtle are used for the prevention of influenza and treatment of bronchitis, tuberculosis, diphtheria, sinusitis. It is useful in the treatment of diseases of the heart, blood, use it to strengthen the stomach. Extracts from Myrtle are part of many drugs. Continue reading
In the midst of the season of gathering medicinal plants. But, it turns out that the most popular herbs of those that we brewed in tea or taken in the form of teas have side effects that can harm the health.
Do not confuse phyto-teas and herbal teas with normal tea. It is at least natural, but all the same medication, each of which has its indications, contraindications and side effects.
So whip cups as refreshing teas of mint or chamomile is not worth it. Safe dose – no more than 200 grams of broth per day. Try to stick to that.
Included in the top five of the sedative herbs. Relieves anxiety, irritability, increases efficiency, helps to focus. Is a mild antispasmodic. Continue reading
Open the reference medicinal plants. St. John’s wort, mint, thyme, Valerian, motherwort, hawthorn, dog-rose, mother-and-stepmother, oregano, plantain, juniper, birch, cornflower, chamomile. All of this list of generous presents in Kyrgyzstan.
The vegetation of the forest-meadow-steppe zone is a real “green pharmacy”. Here you can find Valerian root, equal to the best Thuringian varieties. Strong calming effect, in eight-ten times superior effect of Valerian, Jacob’s ladder has blue— herbaceous plant with upright stems and small bright-blue fragrant flowers with campanulate Corolla. Mother-and-stepmother gets sometimes to the subalpine zone. Decoctions of it are known, it is used for diseases of the lungs and bronchi. Marshmallow, sage, St. John’s wort, rhubarb, series, medicinal thyme is to find them on the slopes and in the canyons is not difficult.
Among medicinal herbs is part of termopsis — low, up to five centimetres, the plant with a creeping rhizome and large yellow flowers. Its decoctions are used for intestinal diseases. However, not in a hurry to end it. Termopsis often causes an allergic reaction, which is accompanied by itching skin, swelling and rash. Continue reading