medicinal properties of the plant Saponaria widely used in folk medicine.Mylnjanki height ranges from 25 to 80 cm. The plant has a highly branched root, stem ribbed, diverging to the top.The leaves are arranged opposite each other, have an elongated shape, dark green in color, with a rough surface and three veins.The flowers of this plant are either white or pinkish hue.The smell of the flowers hardly captured.Flowering time - from May to September.Mylnjanki widespread in the CIS, the Caucasus, Central Asia, Western Siberia, Southern and Central Europe.Mostly it grows in water meadows, forest edges, valleys.
Rules collection and harvesting of medicinal raw materials.
to save the medicinal properties of soapwort should be collected during flowering.Zasushivat plants should be fast - it is necessary to artificially create a temperature no higher than 50 ° C.The roots must be collected either in early spring or late fall.They are dug, cleaned, dried, divided in half along the rhizome.It is best stored i
The roots contain the following substances - triterpene glycosides, saporubin, saponarozidy A, D. Leaves - ascorbic acid, alkaloids and flavonoids.
Medicinal properties and applications in medicine.
mylnjanki contains substances that contribute to the removal of mucus from the bronchi, so it has been widely used in diseases of the lungs, coughing.Thanks laxative and diuretic properties mylnjanki part of the collection of blood cleansing.Previously, a decoction of the plant used in the treatment of diseases of the skin by applying to the wound site in the form of compresses.This medicinal properties of plants preserved until now.Many studies have confirmed and antifungal properties.
To prepare herbal tea mylnjanki need to pour 1 tspHerbs 250 ml of cold water and let it brew.After that, the broth should be brought to a boil and squeeze.The broth should be taken when coughing 1 cup during the day.To prepare the skin poultice, it is necessary to mix the decoction of soapwort and a decoction of chamomile in 1: 1 ratio.
Saponaria extract is widely used in diseases such as bronchitis, whooping cough and pneumonia, as well as cholagogue in jaundice, diuretic - in dropsy, kidney and liver swelling.
mylnjanki infusion administered orally to improve metabolism, in diseases - eczema, gout, psoriasis, and other abrasions.
infusion of the root of this plant has found application in the treatment of rheumatism, joint pain, bloating, heartburn and other.
gruel made from the roots of medicinal plants, helps to heal festering wounds, eczema, erysipelas.When a toothache is enough to chew the root of this plant.A decoction of soapwort great help with angina.
Other mylnjanki application.
leaves, root, stem mylnjanki very rich in saponins.Due to the fact that the substance is foam in water, Saponaria called "dog soap".Saponin also included in detergent specializing in washing wool and silk.Furthermore, the saponins used in the food industry for lotions, halvah, beer and carbonated drinks.
mylnjanki contains poison.In case of overdose, the following symptoms - nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea and cough.The irrefutable sign of poisoning is sweet, and after burning taste in the mouth.In this case, an urgent need to wash out the stomach with activated charcoal, diluted with 2% solution of soda and take enveloping means.