first sunflower seeds were brought to our country in the 18th century.Initially, it was used as an ornamental plant, decorating their homes.And only a few decades, have begun to use sunflower seeds as food, first raw and then fried in.Just at this time, the sunflower became popular in Russia.However, people are estimated not only flavoring qualities of sunflower seeds, have started pressing sunflower oil, which began to carry out cooking.But the most famous was the sunflower, when using it began to treat various diseases.Village healers have used not only the seeds, in their practice, but also the root of the plant, stem, petals and even the leaves.Using a sunflower in folk medicine says that the plant belongs to the category of drugs.It is these properties it we will cover in this article.
It's no secret that the sunflower is rich in a variety of nutrients.It contains betaine kvertsimeritrin, carotene and choline and fatty acids: linoleic acid, oleic acid, and lignoceric.One of the valuable qualities,
Application sunflower roots in folk medicine
Use sunflower roots for the treatment of diseases, it is necessary in the adult form, they must be fully ripe.Before use, clean the roots from the ground and remove from them the upper layer.They were then rinsed under running water, dried and finely chopped, and only then welded.For medicinal decoction take a glass of crushed sunflower root, boil three cups of boiling water, bring to a boil and boil under the lid closed for 5 minutes, then remove and insist for 1 hour and filtered.The resulting broth is stored in the refrigerator for three days.Take 1 cup 4 times a day with kidney stones and gallstones, gout.The course of the treatment is 1 month, followed by a break and repeat twice more.
Applying sunflower seed in folk medicine
With sunflower seeds can be reduced and hold normal blood pressure, so the method is suitable listed below hypertensive.1 cup is not fully mature seeds, which have still milky paleness, pour two cups of water, bring to a boil and soak for half an hour.Ready broth remove from heat, strain and take ½ cup 4-5 times a day.The treatment of hypertension is 2 weeks, then a break, and treatment is repeated 2 times.
Application hats sunflower in folk medicine
Hats or other receptacle used for the treatment of liver, pancreas and intestines.To prepare the broth take milk, not yet fully mature hats sunflower seeds with milk, pluck the leaves from them.Hat so prepared are washed under running water and cut into small pieces.Pieces of hats scroll through a meat grinder and tightly packed they quart jar.After 2 hours, gently let the juice, poured hats milled natural honey, mix well.Honey should take the same amount as hats sunflower.The stirred mass placed in a refrigerator for 10 days, every day, stirring constantly.After 10 days, the resulting juice take 1 tbspthree times a day, dissolving in the mouth.The course of the treatment for at least two weeks.
Application sunflower petals in folk medicine
As mentioned above, all of the sunflower plants are medicinal.With petals traditional medicine offers to treat diseases such as colds and flu.To do this, take a well-dried sunflower petals, put them in a glass bowl and pour alcohol or vodka.Bank to clean in a dark cool place for 2 weeks.After this time, it turns tincture to be taken for colds and 1 tablespoon3 times per day by dissolving it in water beforehand.Or, to prevent colds or flu 1 tspthree times a day.
Application of sunflower leaves in traditional medicine
sunflower leaves used in the treatment of high cholesterol.1 tbspsunflower crushed leaves make a glass of boiling water and infuse for an hour, then strain the infusion.Take 1/4 cup 3 times a day for 30 minutes before eating.The course of treatment 2 weeks, then take a two-week break, and treatment is repeated twice more.
like every any medicinal plants sunflower has some contraindications to use.Sunflower seeds are not recommended to take in food for people suffering from diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, as well as those who have overweight.