Growing medicinal plants at home can turn your windowsill into a living pharmacy.
The nutrients and antioxidants in herbs help to strengthen the immune system, protect heart, improve brain function and soothe the nerves.
Start with the cultivation of five herbs: they are low maintenance and can grow well as house plants in your kitchen.
Has antispasmodic and is very effective in cough. Sage essential oil helps relieve pain in case of sore throat and other throat disorders.
How to grow?
The seeds or shoots of plants are planted in early spring. Sage is often necessary to pour and keep on a Sunny windowsill.
How to use?
Place 6-8 sage leaves in a mug, mash them, add hot water. Wait until the leaves begin to isolate the essential oil. When the infusion has cooled, remove the leaves. To alleviate the cough, drink in small SIPS.
Rich in antioxidants and has antiseptic effect. Studies have shown that adding essential oils of Basil in drinking water is known to kill the parasite Giardia lamblia. Basil also helps to reduce stress, ease stomach pains and strengthen the immune system. Continue reading
Although pharmacology and very well developed in our day, herbal teas remain in the Arsenal of all Housewives as a healing tool. Medicinal herbs of the Crimea is much closer to the human body than drugs. Their therapeutic effect, though proceeding slowly, but with almost no side effects and is much longer.
In Crimea grows a lot of medicinal plants, name and purpose of which we list below in alphabetical order.
Adonis spring is used when failure of the cardiovascular activity and for repairing the nervous system.
Astragalus slackenerny in folk medicine recommended for cataracts of the respiratory tract, bloody diarrhea, gastro – intestinal disorders.
The Berberis vulgaris is used in the diets. The juice is used in inflammation of lungs, fever, coughing. Reveals anti-inflammatory, choleretic and diuretic effect.
The herbaceous periwinkle exhibits hypotensive and hypoglycemic basis.
Pimpernel saxifrage used in bronchial asthma, chronic gastritis, rheumatism, kidney stones. Juice removes dark spots.
Black henbane is applied with cramps, as an analgesic and a sedative.
Blocotenol Black is used as tonic. Continue reading
When the flu first need to go to the doctor. In addition to prescribed by a doctor means you can use non-medicinal methods of treatment, such as:
Rose hips beverage. Dry berry rose hips crushed. To 1 liter of cold water, use 5 tablespoons of berries. Put on fire, boil for 10 minutes. To insist, wrapped, 8-10 hours, drain. To drink the morning 1 glass every 2-3 hours during the day. You can drink with honey, jam, sugar. It is advisable to drink a decoction of rose hips in the course of a week, gradually reducing the number of doses.
Lip with a snowball. Prepare a mixture using the following relations: Linden flowers – 1 part, the fruits of viburnum – part 1. 2 tablespoons of the mixture to dissolve 2 cups boiling water. Boil 5-10 minutes, drain. Drink a hot drink at night for 1-2 cups.
Common raspberry. Used in various fees, and separately. Raspberry juice with sugar – a good refreshing drink at high temperature. Infusion of dried fruits. 1 tablespoon of herb brewed Cup of boiling water for 20 minutes. Drink a glass of hot infusion 2 times a day.
Lime with raspberries. Prepare a mixture of equal proportions of the fruits of raspberry and lime flowers. Tablespoon of the mixture brew Cup boiling water, insist 20 minutes, drain. Drink a glass of hot infusion at night as a diaphoretic.
Raspberry with honey. 1 tbsp honey, 1 tbsp rose hips, 1 tbsp raspberries,1 tbsp currants, pour 100 ml of boiling water. Withstand 15 minutes. Drink 3 times 1/2 Cup before eating. Continue reading