Air marsh - belongs to the family Araceae.The plant is a herbaceous, perennial.Air - the plant is inconspicuous, yellow-green buds.Russian names with him a few, it GAID, irny root cane, lepeshnik, Potentilla, Tatar potion, and others.It occurs almost throughout Russia - from European part to the Far East.It is believed that it was brought to Russia tribes Mongol nomads, who are already in those days knew some medicinal properties of Calamus roots and used it to purify water bodies.AIR grows preferably on moist soil areas - the banks of lakes, rivers, shallow water, swamps.
composition and medicinal properties.
Healing Calamus has long been known, has for a long time.In order to use medicinal his roots, which are rich in ascorbic acid, essential oils, akorin, tannins.
This plant combines the hypotensive, diuretic, choleretic, sedative, expectorant action.With regular use of infusion or decoction of the roots of calamus significantly improves the secretion of the glands of the stomach and intestines,
Roots calamus used when doctoring diseases - malaria (instead of cinchona bark), chronic scurvy, dropsy, "mokrotnom choking" bad digestion, gout, cold-related ailments.
At various epidemics could simply chew the rhizome, and it has saved many people from serious diseases and even death.
In ancient times, the infusion prepared with green beer - two and a half rhizome poured 48 liters.wort (beer), lowered to the cellar 6-8 days (until the ferment), filtered, then added 4 cup of infusion of soda and drink every day.It is also a tool to be effective for edema, against scurvy.
fresh roots calamus were placed in hot water, then scraped off the top skin and used as a universal drug that can reduce or completely soothe any pain.
children were given gruel of grated root of the medicinal plant with honey 2-3 times a day 1 tsp, adults in the form of powder, 1.5 g to get rid of worms.
from rhizomes calamus prepare various medicinal infusions, decoctions, infusions - recipes for some of them are listed below.
- 400 ml of hot water pour '45 pounded root of sweet flag, tableware cover, and boil down over medium heat until it is the number will be about 350 g, then cool, strain and drink 50 g throughevery 2-3 hours.
- angina, influenza, bronchitis, acute respiratory viral infection in a glass of boiling water add a '15 calamus root, pour into a thermos, drain after 8 hours, take '30, before meals three times a day (in angina - gargle);
- infusion and decoction Calamus effective for washing ulcers, festering wounds, and at imposing on them wet dressings;
- hair loss treatment to be effective shampooing decoction of rhizome;
- at the urological and gynecological diseases (infectious and inflammatory) - 1 liter.add water '20 rhizome, boil 20 minutes, let cool slightly, used for irrigation as hip baths, baths;
Recipe tincture to improve digestion.
- '50 pounded rhizomes pour 350 ml of 40% alcohol solution, leave for 5 days, strain and drink before a meal 0.5-1 tsp .;
application of powder from the root Calamus.
When pyelitis (inflammation of the renal pelvis), take a powder from the root of the herb three times a day for 0.3-0.5 g;
- for bleeding, inflammation of the gums, to strengthen teeth, tooth powder to add powder sweet, single dose of 0.2-0.5 g (in this case, the teeth should be cleaned 3 times a day for 2-4weeks);
- heartburn can drink 0.5 g powder rhizome, with frequent attacks - at a dose 2-3 times a day;
Application root Calamus.
Today calamus root is relevant for the treatment of multiple diseases - a gastritis with low acidity, peptic ulcer, cholecystitis, hepatitis, convulsions, permanent spinal cord diseases (with a loss of sensitivity), rheumatism, rickets, palpitations increased heartbeat, gynecological disease.
root of this herb is used to increase appetite in diseases of the digestive system, in the treatment of vitiligo, edema.
Chewing sweet flag root causes gag reflex, this property is used when you want to get rid of the habit of smoking.
Today root Calamus produce essential oil, which is part of many therapeutic drugs.One enatin - assigned to the elimination of kidney stones and gall bladder.Butter is also added in various shampoos, lotions, toilet soap.
drug neutratsid has hepatoprotective properties, it consists mainly of sweet flag and apply it in the treatment of gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer.
Vikalin, Vikair - as they contain Air marsh is an effective drug in the treatment of diseases of the stomach.Assign them one by one - two tablets after meals three times a day.
include sweet flag root of the drug charges in the treatment of metabolic disorders, for diseases of the uterus, spleen, liver (jaundice) of the stomach.