Friday, December 8, 2017

Health Benefits of Burnet Saxifrage | Herbal Remedy for Respiratory Problems

7:08 AM

Basic information about the plant


Burnet Saxifrage (Pimpinella saxifrage) is a perennial plant that grows on meadows, pastures, terrains with dry soil, around forests, and roads.

It is believed that Burnet saxifrage originates in western Asia and from the soil of British islands, from where it spreads over the rest of parts of Europe.


The characteristic of this plant is possesion of a very aromatic and healing root.      The plant has a strong stable stem that is filled with milk juice. The leaves are long, green and they are reminded of the leaves of parsley. The flowers are white to pink and collected in a blossom. After flowering, the plant leaves the fruit.The characteristic of this plant is possesion of a very aromatic and healing root. 




The plant has a strong stable stem that is filled with milk juice. The leaves are long, green and they are reminded of the leaves of parsley. The flowers are white to pink and collected in a blossom. After flowering, the plant leaves the fruit.



What is the medicinal part of the plant?


The medicinal part of the herb is a root, which is branched and very aromatic. The scent of the Burnet saxifrage root is reminiscent of the clove.

Root extraction, drying and storage


The root is removed in the early spring or during autumn. When the root is cleansed from the ground, it cut at half a length and with the help of needle and threads it been prepared for drying. Leave root to dry at a closed place, away from the sun or in the oven at temperatures below 50 degrees Celsius.

When the root is well-dried (be ensure that the root is quite dried, or even sufficiently dried because it is prone to decay), it is packed in glass jars and well-sealed.

What is the chemical composition of the plant?


It contains iron, calcium and bitter substances, pimpinelin, saponins, gum, umbelliferone, essential oil, tannin and coumarone.

What are the Health Benefits of Burnet saxifrage?


The medicinal part of the herb is a root, which is branched and very aromatic. The scent of the Burnet saxifrage root is reminiscent of the clove.


1. Respiratory system


- Removes chronic throat inflammation
- Eliminates asthma, bronchitis, lung inflammation
- Effects on increasing bronchial secretion

2. Digestive system


- Remove chronic inflammation of the mucous membranes of the gastric and intestine
- Improves digestion
- It stimulates the work of the liver and stimulates the work of gallbladder
- Removing heartburn

3. Urinary system


- It's relieving urinating
- Removes the difficulties associated with rheumatism and gout caused by fluid retention
- Removes stones in the kidneys
- It accelerates the release of fluid from the body

4. Cardiovascular system


- Strengthens blood vessels, cleanses blood
- Helps in anemia
- Removes the problems that make the enlarged veins


5. Nervous system


-  It strengthens the nerve
- Prevent degeneration of nerve fibers

Medicinal preparations based on Burnet Saxifrage


• Tea from Burnet Saxifrage


Take one teaspoon of scrubbed dried root and pour with 250 ml of water. Cover the container and let it stand for 10 minutes. Then strain and drink 2-3 times a day for one small cup.

In consuming tea it should be cautious, because excessive amounts can damage the kidneys. Gurgle unsweetened tea is especially effective in angina (throat) and bronchitis.


Combining Burnet Saxifrage with other herbs


Burnet Saxifrage is most often combined with sage, birch, centaury, for the treatment of respiratory problems.

Note: Burnet Saxifrage is not used in pregnant and nursing women.

Health Benefits of Alpenrose | Herbal Remedy for Gout and Rheumatism

6:04 AM

Basic information about the plant


Alpenrose (Rhododendron ferrugineum) is an evergreen, shrubby plant that grows in the Alps, Apennines, and Pirineas. 

It is found in a form of shrubs at very high altitudes, up to 1800 m. It is very resistant to low air temperatures and unfavorable conditions. There are data that tell about 100-year-old samples of Alpenrose.

The very appearance of the plant reminds us of the bush, which during the summer, be decorated with a multitude of red flowers in the form of bells.
The very appearance of the plant reminds us of the bush, which during the summer, is being decorated with a multitude of red flowers in the form of bells.

The leaves are on the outer side the conical, egg-shaped, dark green, while on the inside they are yellow to brown.


What is the medicinal part of AlpenRose?


Medicinal parts of the plant are leaves that are harvested before the flowering of the plant, during the spring.

What is the chemical composition of Alpenrose?


The plant possesses a lot of antioxidant structures, which include: taxifolin, rhodoxanthin, essential oils, polyphenols (catechin, epicatechin). These compounds are excellent antioxidants.

What are the Health Benefits of Alpenrose?


Alpenrose is primarily used to remove excess fluid from the organs through the urine and sweat


Alpenrose is primarily used to remove excess fluid from the organs through the urine and sweat. It is used in treatment:

- Rheumatism
- Gout
- The edema of lower extremities
- Neuralgic pain in diabetes
- Edema and slow lymph drainage
- Alpenrose found use in cosmetic industry

Note:

The Alpenrose is moderately toxic, and should be taken into account for its use. If using excessive, it can cause vomiting and other problems of digestive, nervous, respiratory tract, and blood flow.

Monday, December 4, 2017

8 Health Benefits of Sea Buckthorn | Herbal Remedy for Escherichia Coli and Helicobacter Pylori

6:45 AM

Basic characteristics of the plant


Sea Buckthorn or Seaberry (Hippophae rhamnoides) is a deciduous shrub, which grows up to 3 meters high. It grows on cliffs and pastures, near the river, meadows, but it grows also as cultivated plant.

Sea Buckthorn or Seaberry (Hippophae rhamnoides) is a deciduous shrub, which grows up to 3 meters high. It grows on cliffs and pastures, near the river, meadows, but it grows also as cultivated plant.
It has leaves that are green on the outside, and with internal are silver -white. The flowers are small, fragrant and yellow. Fruits are small golden-yellow berries from which is obtained good quality oil.

Period of flowering of sea buckthorn is in April and May and fruit sized during autumn.

What is the medicinal part of the plant?


The medicinal part of the sea buckthorn is a fruit.

What is the chemical composition of Sea Buckthorn?


Sea buckthorn is a treasure of chemistry and medicinal substance. 

It contains about 200 different chemicals, of which the most important in natural healing are - phospholipids, sterols, carotene, vitamins (C, B1, B2, E, F, P, and folic acid), sugar, inositol, organic acids, tannins, flavonoids. Sea buckthorn oil contains tocopherols, carotene, vitamins K, B1, B2, sterols, fatty and organic acids, sugar.

What are the Health Benefits of Sea Buckthorn?


Sea buckthorn oil is highly appreciated in cosmetics because it slows down aging and the formation of wrinkles, stretch marks; it tightens skin, eliminates psoriasis, eczema


1. It has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial properties

2. It guards the liver and prevents the formation of various hepatoses

3. Effective skin protection and affects various skin changes, helps to heal the wound

4. Strengths and cleans blood vessels, reduces blood cholesterol levels, lowers blood pressure

5. Stimulate the immune system

6. Sea buckthorn works anticoagulant, which is important for the prevention of thrombus, atherosclerosis, infarction and stroke.

7. Sea buckthorn oil is highly appreciated in cosmetics because it slows down aging and the formation of wrinkles, stretch marks; it tightens skin, eliminates psoriasis, eczema

8. This oil creates a protective layer around the stomach and digestive tract, thereby reducing the harmful effects of pathogenic microorganisms, such as Escherichia Coli and Helicobacter Pylori.

Note: If you already use drugs to prevent blood clotting, do not use oil of sea buckthorn.

Medicinal preparations based on Sea buckthorn


• Tea, tincture, oil, juice, marmalade

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

5 Health Benefits of Red Clover| Herbal Remedy for Women in Menopause

8:45 AM

Basic information on red clover


Red clover (Trifolium pratense) is a perennial, weed plant that grows at various shelters. Mostly found on the ground of Europe, Asia, but there are also species of red clover in America.

This herbaceous plant is distinguished by its leaves (three leaves - trifolium) characteristic of the clover. On the thin stem, there is flower in red to purple color in the shape of a head.
This herbaceous plant is distinguished by its leaves (three leaves - trifolium) characteristic of the clover. On the thin stem, there is flower in red to purple color in the shape of a head.

What is the medicinal part of the plant?


The whole plant is medicinal, but the flowers are usually collected. The flowers are collected from the period May-July, during the before noon, when the sun is not strong and when the weather is dry. Then the flowers are settled down in a hidden place from the sun to get dry.


What is the chemical composition of the red clover?


Red clover is known for its high content of phytostrogens, isoflavonoids, organic acids, essential oils, vitamins (B1, B3, vit E vit C) as well as minerals (zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, chromium, selenium, potassium).

What are the Health Benefits of Red clover?


Helps women in menopause to regulate the level of estrogen and reduce the feeling of night sweating, mood swings, reduced vaginal secretion. The flower of red clove contains a lot of herbal estrogens that imitate female estrogens and thus compensate for a hormonal imbalance.


1. Helps women in menopause to regulate the level of estrogen and reduce the feeling of night sweating, mood swings, reduced vaginal secretion. The flower of red clove contains a lot of herbal estrogens that imitate female estrogens and thus compensate for a hormonal imbalance.

2. The presence of isoflavonoids, herbal estrogens, magnesium, calcium, other vitamin and mineral helps the women in menopause to prevent the development of osteoporosis, because the red clover precisely affects bone density.

3. Red clover contains coumarin, which prevents the blood from clogging up the trails. In this way, red clover is a great natural anticoagulant and it could prevent the onset of atherosclerosis, type, and infarction. Arteries become stronger, more elastic, when red clover-based preparations are used.

4. Increases good cholesterol levels and lowers bad cholesterol levels

5. It is useful in the treatment of asthma and bronchitis and shows an anti-inflammatory property.


Natural remedies based on red clover


• Red clover tea


Red clover contains coumarin, which prevents the blood from clogging up the trails. In this way, red clover is a great natural anticoagulant and it could prevent the onset of atherosclerosis, type, and infarction.

Russian folk medicine recommends tea that cleans blood and lymph. Take 25 grams of fresh clover, five grams of fresh raspberry leaves and five grams of fresh St. John Worth. Pour a glass of boiling water and let it stand for eight to ten minutes. Drink 2-3 glasses daily, for 10-14 days.

• Red clover tincture


You will need it:

- 1l vodka

- About 150 grams of fresh red clover flowers (if you cannot get fresh use dried)

Blend the Ingredients in blender. Then the mixture is poured into a clean glass jar and closed with a metal cover (whether it is not aluminum or plastic). The jar is held in a dark place and shakes 2-3 times a day, totaling 14 days. After that, stir a mixture and pour into a glass bottle. Use in drops (15-20).

7 Health Benefits of Ginseng | Herbal Remedy from Chinese Traditional Medicine

8:02 AM

Basic information about Ginseng


Ginseng (lat. Panax) includes a genus of several dozen woody plants, some of which have medicinal properties.

Ginseng is a woody plant that has a very long period of development and life, which is why it is called the Chinese root of life. The ginseng root looks is very similar to the human body.


Ginseng is a woody plant that has a very long period of development and life, which is why it is called the Chinese root of life. The ginseng root looks is very similar to the human body.


From seed to the development of the plant passes from 5-7 years, which is a long period. First, appear the green leaves on the stems, and then the flowers of white color, which later give cluster fruits like light red berries.

The countries where ginseng first appeared are East Asia, Siberia and North America, which had been used ginseng in human consumption and treatment for more than 5000 years.

Today, there are three types of ginseng in use:

1. Asian ginseng (Panax ginseng)
2. American (Panax quinquefolius)
3. Siberian (Panax eleutero)

What is the healing part of Ginseng?


The medicinal part is the root, although it can also be use leaves of ginseng-based preparations. Although, the root is the carrier of the medicinal properties of ginseng. The root is removed after 6-7 years, when the plant reaches a certain age, then dried and crashed and prepared in the form of powder, capsules, tincture
The medicinal part is the root, although it can also be use leaves of ginseng-based preparations. Although, the root is the carrier of the medicinal properties of ginseng. The root is removed after 6-7 years, when the plant reaches a certain age, then dried and crashed and prepared in the form of powder, capsules, tincture.


What is the chemical composition of Gingseng?


Of the substance that ginseng contains the most famous are ginsenozides, peptides, glycosides and trace minerals.

What are Health Benefits of Ginseng?


The Chinese were the first people to use ginseng in natural healing. The Chinese discovered the healing effects of ginseng, which manifested itself in the rise of general body health, immunity, gaining strength, resistance to illness.

1. Stimulate the immune system and protect us from the disease

2. Lowering the level of bad cholesterol

3. Regulate the level of blood sugar, which is very significant in therapy of type 2 diabetes

4. Ginseng acts on the enhanced circulation in the sex glands, which is taken as a strong aphrodisiac

5. It has a very anti-stress function by blocking the corticosteroid shedding, the hormones that are released during stress

6. Helps to reduce tension, anxiety and fear, it is effective in insomnia

7. Rejuvenates the body, restores strength and strengthens the body after the disease

Note:

Ginseng is not used in children, pregnant and nursing women. Also, people with high blood pressure or heart disease should consult a physician before using ginseng preparations.

Ginseng is the most commonly used and works best as an alcoholic tincture. It is taken on an empty stomach and with plenty of fluids during the day because only in this way it can fully manifest its medicinal properties.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

6 Health Benefits of Common Speedwell | Herbal Remedy for Eczema

8:06 AM

Basic information about Common Speedwell 


Common Speedwell (Veronica officinalis) is a self-cultivated herbaceous plant that grows in meadows, pastures, forests, and mainly at higher altitudes. It can be found most in Europe.

This neglected plant, has leaves that are ovate, greyish-colored. The flowers are light blue to light violet colors collected in clustered blooms and very gentle. After flowering, the plant leaves the fruit in the shape of a cocoon with little hairs.
This neglected plant, has leaves that are ovate, greyish-colored. The flowers are light blue to light violet colors collected in clustered blooms and very gentle. After flowering, the plant leaves the fruit in the shape of a cocoon with little hairs.

What are the medicinal parts of the plant?


The above-ground part of the Veronica Herba is a medicinal part, or a plant in the blossom. (flowering)


What is the chemical composition of Common Speedwell?


Common Speedwell contains glycosides, saponins, bitter substances, a little essential oil, organic acids, provitamin a, sugars, wax, etc.

What are Health Benefits of Common Speedwell?


Common Speedwell contains glycosides, saponins, bitter substances, a little essential oil, organic acids, provitamin a, sugars, wax, etc.


1. It is used to treat cough, remove dry and attacked cough; enables the secretion of the lung from the lungs.

2. Regulates food digestion, relieves diarrhea, acute inflammation of the stomach, enhances the burning of gastric juices, and affects the work of the liver and gallbladder.

3. Eliminates elevated temperatures and acts antiseptic

4. Effectively relieves eczema on the skin as well as senile itching.

5. Improves memory, eliminates depression, and calms down.

6. It works with rheumatoid and bone ache.

Common Speedwell tea


1 full small spoon poured with 1/4 liter of boiling water and left for a short time. Stir it and drink. The taste of Tea from common speedwell is bitter and somewhat unpleasant.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

7 Health Benefits of Greater celandine | Herbal Remedy for Warts

5:36 AM

Basic characteristics of Greater celandine


The Greater celandine (Chelidonium majus) is a perennial, herbaceous plant that grows like weeds everywhere - in meadows, around roads, on concrete, among stones. It is very widespread, but it is not well known that it also has medicinal properties.

reater celandine is a medium-high plant, which has a solid, leafy tree covered with hairs. On the lower part of the stable there are leaves with a dash, and on the upper part there are leaves without a dash. The leaves are green, and on the lower side are light gray and have hairs.
The appearance of the plant - Greater celandine is a medium-high plant, which has a solid, leafy tree covered with hairs. On the lower part of the stable there are leaves with a dash, and on the upper part there are leaves without a dash. The leaves are green, and on the lower side are light gray and have hairs.

The flowers are yellow, composed of four petals with a central part made up of pestle and stamens. After the ripening, the plant leaves a longish fruit.

It is very important to say that the Greater celandine abounds in the milky juice of yellow, which is corrosive, harsh and poisonous. Juice is located in all parts of the plant.

It is very important to say that the Greater celandine abounds in the milky juice of yellow, which is corrosive, harsh and poisonous. Juice is located in all parts of the plant.


What are the medicinal parts of the plant?


Medicinal is the whole plant - root, leaf, and flower.

What is the Chemical Composition of the plant?


The Greater celandine contains a lot of alkaloids, essential oils, saponins, flavonoids, organic acids, antioxidants.

What are Health Benefits of Greater celandine?


In modern times, Greater celandine is used to treat and alleviate discomforts caused by oncological diseases, both against benign and malignant tumors.


1. Digestive tract - a problem with a gallbladder, digestion, a diseased liver, stomach problems.

2. Urinary tract - antibacterial properties (E. coli), works at the level of the kidney and urinary tract.

3. Respiratory tract - removes spasm of bronchi, used in the treatment of asthma.

4. Greater celandine works mildly soothing.

5. It is used to treat Trihomonas infections in women.

6. Outside the use of fresh Greater celandine juice is used to remove warts, eczema, lynx, and corneas on the skin.

7. In modern times, Greater celandine is used to treat and alleviate discomforts caused by oncological diseases, both against benign and malignant tumors.

Note: Although it is very healing, it is also toxic and it should be used with caution, only upon recommendation and at doses prescribed by a doctor or herbalist.

The Greater celandine is not recommended for pregnant women, nursing or children.

Tea from Greater celandine for liver and the advancement of the gallbladder secretion


Pour a teaspoon of dry plant with 2 dl (boiling water) boiling water and immediately cover. After five minutes, strain and drink one to two cups of tea a day for 15 days. Then take a 7-day break, and then start again.

Tea is recommended against liver disease as well as cancer.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

7 Health Benefits of Licorice | Herbal Remedy for Respiratory problems

10:15 AM

Basic information about Licorice


Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) is a multi-year herbaceous plant that grows wild in nature, but it can also be cultivated for industrial production.

This plant has been known since ancient times, it was used by the Romans, the Greeks, and the Egyptians.

Plant appearance - a significant part of the Licorice is its root, which has medicinal properties. It is branched, goes deep into the ground, and new stems develop each spring. The stems contain oval leaves that are small, rough and slightly sticky. The flowers are clustered, small and purple. When the plant removes the flower, a fruit arises - a pod that is solid and also rough on touch.


What is the medicinal part of the plant?


The medicinal part is the root of Licorice.


What is the chemical composition of Licorice?


Glycyrrhizin is isolated at the root of the Licorice, a substance that gives a sweet taste to the root of Licorice, and can be used as a substitute for sugar. At the root of the dessert there is a lot of minerals and vitamins, especially it has a lot of iron, vitamin B1, B2, B3, B5, and E.


What are Health Benefits of Licorice?


Licorice is good for women in menopause - it eliminates the valunge, sweating, relaxes the dream, and stimulates the flushing of estrogen that has little in menopause. It also lowers testosterone levels.


1. Resolves the problem of respiratory tract, helps with coughing, leaks bronchitis, lung inflammation.

2. It acts on fungi, bacteria and viruses, enhancing the immune response

3. Relieves pain in muscles and joints

4. Removes abdominal problems, removes bumps

5. Reduces blood pressure

6. Licorice is good for women in menopause - it eliminates the valunge, sweating, relaxes the dream, and stimulates the flushing of estrogen that has little in menopause. It also lowers testosterone levels.

7. Improves skin tone and strengthens the root of the hair

Licorice should not use pregnant women and nursing women.


Medicinal preparations based on Licorice


Chew the fresh Licorice root or crushed the dried root into the powder and mix with the honey.

• Tea from Licorice for stomach problems and colds


Take a cup of dried roots of desserts and sprinkle with hot water. Leave it for 10 minutes. Cover it; drink up to 3 tablespoons a day. It can be sweetened with honey.

• For bronchitis and sore throat


Chew the fresh Licorice root or crushed the dried root into the powder and mix with the honey.

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Health Benefits of Lungwort | Herbal Remedy for Lungs

8:47 AM

Basic data on the Lungwort


Lungwort (Pulmonaria officinalis) is a very old medicinal herb that has been used for the treatment of all respiratory tract problems (influenza, cold, tuberculosis, purulent changes in the lungs) for a long time. Today, this spring herb is used for the same purposes in natural healing.

Lungwort is an herbaceous perennial plant that appears immediately after the snow, on the spring. In the beginning, only green leaves are ground, green with white spots on the surface.

Description of the plant - Lungwort is an herbaceous perennial plant that appears immediately after the snow, on the spring. In the beginning, only green leaves are ground, green with white spots on the surface. The leaves were covered with sharp shorts. Later, a stalk carries long leaves and on tops are flowers that are funnel shape in purple, red-and-blue color.


What are the Medicinal Parts of the Plant?


Medicinal is the whole plant, except root, and the most commonly used leaf.

Picking and Drying the Lungwort


Picking can begin during the appearance of the first green leaves until late autumn. 

The leaves are dried in a warm place away from the sun. It is very quickly dried and packaged in paper bags, where it is kept for use.

What is a Chemically Component of Lungwort?


It contains mucus, tannins with plenty of polyphenols, little alkaloids, carotene, vitamin C.

What are Health Benefits of the Lungwort?


The Lungwort is a universal plant for the treatment of all lung diseases:


The Lungwort is a universal plant for the treatment of all lung diseases:

Common cold
Flu
Lung inflammations
Bronchitis
Asthma
Smoker’s lungs!
Sore throat
Prompt


Who can't use the Lungwort?


People with sensitive stomach, stomach ulcer, liver disease, bile and with gallstones or other acute complications should not take Lungwort in any form.

Dangerous effects are possible if Lungwort is taken for a long time.

Preparing Tea from the Lungwort


Take a teaspoon of crushed dry Lungwort leaves and spill over with a boiling hot water (one cup). Leave covered to stand for 15 minutes. Drink 3 times a day for cup.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Health Benefits of Taheebo | Herbal Remedy for Tumors and Allergies

7:37 AM

Basic information about Taheebo


Taheebo is a woody plant that was discovered in the South American rainy forests, 70s of the last century. 

Two scientists who investigated the effect of the bark of this tree found that it possesses a remarkable chemical compound that treats many diseases, and the most important is that it stops the growth of tumor cells.

Nameless, taheboo is a tree used by Indians, both for healing and magic rituals. There are two types:  - Ipe Roxo (Tabebuia avellanedae) - Pau `D Arco (Tabeuia altisima)


Nameless, taheebo is a tree used by Indians, both for healing and magic rituals. There are two types:

- Ipe Roxo (Tabebuia avellanedae)
- Pau `D Arco (Tabeuia altisima)

Taheebo tree grows in the forests of South America that are moist and oxygen-rich. Root of Taheboo is much branched and goes deep into the ground. 

The characteristic of the taheebo is that it is not inhabited by fungi, spore or parasites, without any consideration of the age of the tree.

Taheebo falls into insect-feeding plants. Insects have been attracted by their beautiful colorful flowers of red and purple depending on the species.

What are the Health Benefits of Taheebo?


- Viral respiratory infections (colds, flu, sneezing, asthma, bronchitis)
- Full-transmitted diseases (gonorrhea, syphilis)
- Inflammation of the urine
- Fungal Infections
- Skin infections
- Allergies of all kinds
- Digestive problem (diarrhea, gastrointestinal tract, gastritis, hepatitis)
- Pain in the joints, rheumatism, and gout
- Anemia, leukemia
- Tumors

Preparation of Taheebo Tea


Usually, a quantity of 1 large full tea spoon of dried bark serving per 1 liter of water for the treatment of lighter illnesses and it can be taken up to 5 spoons of bark on several liters of water per day for the serious disorders.

Side effects related to the consumption of Taheebo


Taheebo tea should not be consumed by pregnant women, those who go for surgery, and those who use anticoagulant drugs.

In high doses, taheebo causes pain, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness.