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Garden of herbs

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.

Sage

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.

Basil

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

Medicinal herbs and fees of the Crimea.

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

The benefits and harms plants and its use in folk medicine

Features healing folk remedies — wheat grass. All fans to raise vegetables on his plot known weed such as couch grass. To get rid of it quite difficult because of the long roots, coie stretch horizontally under the ground and increase the number of sprouted plants.

But in addition harm the vegetable garden, wheat grass has the ability to bring and use, as it is vigorously used in folk medicine. To meet this plant quite easily in all the countries of the Northern hemisphere, coye are in a zone with a temperate climate.

Luminary scientists to establish that the roots of a plant can pin the sandy shores, and breeders have even created hybrid wheat. Although in this article we will talk about the medicinal properties of this plant.

Useful quality

Of key importance are the roots of the weed, because they contain a lot of useful agents (fatty oils, organic acids and vitamins). Often only Wheatgrass is used to treat diseases of the urinary tract (cystitis, nephritis, kidney stone disease). He is able to relieve the inflammation and pain. Infusions on the base of the plants well relieve swelling, in the quantities and on the internal organs, help to relieve pain in gout and arthritis. From respiratory diseases wheat grass is used as an expectorant to help treat bronchitis, tuberculosis or pneumonia. Enema with a decoction of herbs primenjajutsja healing of hemorrhoids. Not a very strong decoction is able to calm the nerves and fight insomnia. Continue reading