you could meet kupenu drug under different names, it has a lot of people's names: wolf eyes, wolf grass, wolf berries, crow eyes, Cranes pods hellebore forest, geranium, cleft sprouts, lily deaf, cocks and others.This plant has many medicinal properties in this publication may be considered a general description, and the locus of Solomon's seal drug use in folk medicine.
Description of the plant.
drug Solomon's seal (Polygonatum officinale) or Solomon's seal - a herbaceous perennial plant of the lily family.Stem plant reaches 60 cm. Tall, has an arcuate shape.White fleshy rhizome;Leaves are alternate, oblong-oval or egg-shaped have a green (top) and blue-green (bottom) color.Solomon's seal flowers axillary, tubular or funnel-shaped, hanging down to 1 - 4, white or greenish-white in color.Fruiting plant is bluish-black berries spherical shape.The flowering period of Solomon's seal falls on May-June.
Distributed Solomon's seal in the Western and Eastern Siberia and the European part o
Growing Solomon's seal drug.
propagated plants often dividing rhizomes as seed propagation is quite difficult.Solomon's Seal do without transplanting up to 15 years, but for the preservation of its thickets need to fight caterpillars and snails.The plant needs moderate watering and better grows on humus-rich, fertilized with manure, slightly moist soil in shady areas and poluzatenennyh.The most favorable time for planting the plants - the end of the summer.
plant rich cardiac glycosides (konvallatoksin, konvallarin, konvallamarin) rhizomes contain mucus, starch, glucose, fructose, arabinose, alkaloids and ascorbic acid;in leaves - vitamin C and vitexin kosmoziny glycosides.
The use of Solomon's seal drug in traditional medicine.
In order to use medicinal herb and roots, and Solomon's seal.In May and June, the grass is harvested, and in late autumn the plants roots.
In folk medicine, medicinal properties of Solomon's seal is used to treat rheumatism, back pain, hemorrhoids.Use it for colds, various edema, diabetes, hernia, hydrocele.Solomon's seal has anti-inflammatory, enveloping, hemostatic, blood-purifying, expectorant, emetic and emollient effect.
with grass and plant roots, prepare infusions and decoctions, and used fresh.
So, tinctures and decoctions rhizomes Solomon's seal drug, effective for headaches, inflammation of the upper respiratory tract, bronchitis, pneumonia, osteochondrosis, gout, arthritis and heart ailments.In small doses of decoction is used to treat stomach ulcers and duodenal ulcers.
used a decoction of rhizomes and externally in the form of lotions, compresses, bathing in rheumatic and arthritic pains, with bleeding cuts and bruises.
When sores and pimples on the body are used alcohol tincture of Solomon's seal, and to remove freckles and spots on the face of it used the juice of fresh roots (By doing this procedure, you need to remember about the possibility of skin burns!).
possible use of Solomon's seal drug for the treatment of acute and chronic gynecological diseases.
To prepare the infusion of Solomon's seal drug, you need to make 50 grams.its crushed root in 0.5 liters of water.After enduring 2-3 hours, filter.This infusion is used for lotions and compresses with joint pain or injuries.
To prepare the broth, pour 0.5 liters of water 50 grams.root of Solomon's seal drug, and cook about half an hour.The cooled broth Strain.In gout, bruises and joint pain using compresses or baths.
To prepare an alcohol tincture of the plant must be 100 grams.Solomon's seal fresh grass pour 100 ml.70% alcohol.Enduring grass in a dark place for 10 days, filtered.The resulting infusion take 10 drops three times a day with gout, diabetes, osteochondrosis, arthritis, uterine bleeding.Also, it is effective for impotence, bronchitis, peptic ulcer of the duodenum and stomach, hernia, heart ailments, hemorrhoids, sciatica.
Remember that Solomon's seal - a poisonous plant!When using inside requires special care!