Asarum - therapeutic properties and medical applications
Health / / August 12, 2017
Asarum - a general description of
Rhode Asarum of family aristolochiaceae presented perennials with creeping rhizomes branching, short, up to 10 cm, stems and leaves are very expressive, which in some species remain green even in winter.Asarum blooming flowers in the spring, that inside have purple-brown color, and the outside - brown-green.This plant is widely used in folk medicine.
Asarum - species and habitats of
Asarum distributed in Western Siberia and Central Europe, where it grows among shrubs in deciduous forests and shady canyons.In total, there are about a hundred species of plants, among which the most famous - is a European wild ginger, Asarum Siebold, Canadian wild ginger, Asarum Hartvega, Asarum tailed.
Asarum - medicinal properties
best-known medicinal properties of ungulates - anti-alcohol.It is based on the ability of plants to induce vomiting (especially in its rhizomes with roots and leaves svezheistolchennyh).Asarum also has expectorant action;Dry leaves are often used asa laxative.
addition, wild ginger is able to improve the activity of the heart, to narrow arterial vessels, increase the tone of veins and blood pressure.He has choleretic, diuretic, anthelmintic, anti-inflammatory and soothing properties, beneficial effect on the activity of the stomach and the menstrual cycle.Asarum has been successfully used in the treatment of stomach ulcers, liver and bladder, biliary tract, chronic eczema, bronchitis and lung disease, until the tumors.In folk medicine the leaves of ungulates also long been used to treat wounds.
Asarum - dosage forms
As a medicinal plant used leaves and rhizomes with roots that are harvested in late summer and autumn.They are used both in fresh and in dried.It is believed that the fresh feed ungulates effective, but because of difficulties with its storage is most often used dried leaves and roots.During drying and consumption need to ensure that wild ginger is not mixed with other herbs, because it is very poisonous.
recipes for the treatment of chronic alcoholism used a decoction of the roots ungulates, for the preparation of which 5 grams.dry raw material is poured 200 ml of water and boiled for 10 minutes.Then, 1 tbsp.l.the resulting liquid was added 100 ml of vodka and offering a patient, and then tearing it strongly.After a few days of this treatment develops aversion to alcohol.
to narrowing of peripheral vessels, increase the tone of veins and strengthen cardiac infusion of leaves used ungulates, for the manufacture of which 2 g.raw pour a glass of boiling water and brew for about 2 hours to take twice a day on a tablespoon.
For the treatment of gynecological diseases, menstruation scarce take a decoction of leaves of ungulates, prepared from 0.5 hours. L.or dried leaves for 1 hour. L.fresh brewed cup of boiling water.The rate of admission - once a day for 2 tsp..after meal.To soften the harsh taste of broth ungulates, you can dilute it before use honey.
For the treatment of pneumonia, colds, bronchitis, asthma, tuberculosis, or use the tincture leaves ungulates, for the preparation of a 20 g.raw material is poured 200 ml of alcohol and insist 10 days and then taken three times a day for 15 drops.
When eczema is useful to impose on the affected areas fresh crushed leaves of ungulates.
Asarum - Asarum contraindications
toxic, so its uncontrolled use can have serious consequences.Before the use of drugs ungulates it is necessary to consult a doctor and take them to be strictly in the recommended dosages.
drugs are contraindicated Clefthoof pregnant women and people with angina.We must remember that an overdose of the plant can cause severe damage to the stomach, intestines, gall bladder, liver and kidneys.