In folk medicine, one of the most common medicinal plants is the adonis spring.As with most other herbs, Adonis has many alternative names, the most common - Adonis, as it is sometimes called zheltotsvet, zawadzkii (thanks to the bright flowers of the plant).The use of medicinal plants Adonis spring in folk medicine due to the substance contained in it, through which it has been successfully used in the pharmaceutical industry.Official medicine and now finds application Adonis, based on it produced some drugs, tinctures and extracts are used in the treatment of various diseases.
The most common use of this plant is useful when certain cardiovascular diseases as a cardiac agent, Adonis spring has a pronounced diuretic and sedative properties, it can be used in a variety of fees (calming, hypertension).Preparations based on Adonis spring used for nervousness, circulatory disorders, as a sedative for the nervous system.In medicine, it is mainly used of grass plants.With self-procurement of raw materials
Adonis spring grass harvested after the fruits are ripe (before shedding).In various regions, this process can take place at different times, starting in April and ending mid-summer.As for medical purposes take only grass Adonis, part of the plant must be cut by 7-10 cm from the ground, without flowers, the size of the stem ranges from 10 to 35 cm. The grass is dried in the open air or in specially equipped dryers.Stored in multilayer paper bags or glass container under the lid closed, for no longer than 2 years.
Preparations Adonis used as a means to expand coronary vessels, to reduce the excitability of the motor centers, have a calming effect to the central nervous system.Adonis Spring is most often prescribed to patients with mild chronic circulatory failure (vegetodistonii, cardiac neurosis, infectious diseases accompanied by a weakening of cardiac activity).
Traditional medicine knows several recipes for self-preparation of various products based on Adonis spring.Here are some of them:
1. tea.Take Adonis spring, carefully grind the raw material, to measure 1 tbsp, pour boiling water (2 cups) in a glass jar.Put in a preheated (but not burning) oven overnight to soar until the morning.Morning tea need to drain, if necessary, warm up, take 1 tbspduring the day every 2 hours.
2. The infusion is prepared from 1-2 tspchopped dry grass Adonis that must pour boiling water (1 cup), let stand for half an hour, strain, taken orally for 1 tablespoon3 times a day.
3. tincture Adonis spring is very good for getting rid of insomnia.For its preparation you need to take 2 tablespoonsdried minced raw pour vodka (0.5 liters), let stand for 2 weeks in a dark place.Taken before a meal of 20 drops three times a day.
Adonis spring often called the "heart herb" - this plant is best established in the treatment of diseases related to heart and blood vessels.However, it can be quite an effective tool in some other situations, such as seizures (epilepsy), pain in the muscles, myositis.
4. milled, dried herbs adonis measure in an amount of 1 tablespoon, pour boiling water (1.5 cups), let stand for 2 hours.Take 1 tbsp3 times a day.
as a therapeutic agent Adonis spring is used because of its member active substances, such as cardenolides tsimarina and adonitoksina, quinones, coumarins, cardiac glycosides, saponins, adonilovaya acid and the like. But we should not forget that contained the substance in the plantThey may be subject to dangerous overdose.
In the case of poisoning Adonis spring a person may experience the following symptoms: cold extremities, severe weakness, hiccups, abdominal pain, diarrhea, seizures, difficulty breathing, fever, temporary stop heartbeat slowing and increased heart rate, dilation of the pupils.With an overdose of funds on the basis of Adonis spring, if you show the symptoms described above, the patient requires medical care.First aid consists of the following activities: washing stomach and intestine with water and 0.5-1% solution of tannin, recommend a warm bath, rest, bed rest.
Contraindications to the use of drugs containing Adonis spring.Since this plant is poisonous, it is important not just to comply with the dosage in the preparation of various treatments, but remember some contraindications for certain categories of people.In particular, the funds of which was used in the manufacture of Adonis, can not be taken by pregnant women because it can cause miscarriage.
Also, do not take Adonis people suffering from hypertension and angina, gastritis, gastric ulcer or duodenal ulcer.In any case will not prevent prior consultation with the doctor.