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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.

The rules of blanks

As we have already said, in folk medicine uses the roots of plants. Collect them in late summer or autumn Renesmee. Before drying them, it is imperative to clean the remnants of earth, leaves and other unnecessary parts of the plant.

It is best to cook the roots dried in the oven at a low temperature. Such raw materials can be up to three years.

Recipes ethnic medicine

Here are some recipes for medical preparations with completely different but effective action.

Laxative and diuretic: take of dried roots and pour hot water in the ratio 1:10, bring to the boil and cook on low heat for just a few minutes. Drink should(must) two tablespoons three times a day. Arthritis, gout, low back pain: two tablespoons roots pour 500 g of boiling water and leave to infuse overnight. Later the fluid need to strain, divide into 3 equal parts and drink before every meal. Stones in the urinary and gall bladders: the freshest herbs you need to squeeze out the juice and drink a glass three times a day for two weeks. From time to time the course of treatment prolong up to twenty days. Diseases of the gastro-intestinal tract: in a liter of boiling water pour 60 g of dried roots and cook on a medium light for five minutes, then insist hour and drink the strained decoction, 100 grams three times a day. Strong uterine bleeding menstruation: 120 g roots pour a liter of hot water and cook as in the previous case. Consumed also. This tool is used for enemas, to get rid of constipation and hemorrhoids.

At this point, of overdoses or specific contraindications to the use of medicines from the couch-grass have been identified. Although experts warn folk medicine, in fact that if after taking the drug appeared diarrhea, lightheadedness or General weakness, treatment should be halted immediately.