Pimpernel field - one or biennial plant having a 10-30-centimeter numerous creeping stems with four faces.Most often, pimpernel, called "night blindness".In this paper, we consider the herb pimpernel Field, a general description of its chemical composition, place of growth, as well as methods for its preparation and use in folk medicine.
Medicinal pimpernel Field has Common names: night blindness, Kuryachii points (Ukraine), Kuryachii blindness kuroslepnik, kuroslep, chickens potion Pimpernel mind but the mind).Leaves of plants or oblong egg-shaped;entire, and are opposite.The flowers are bright orange or red, one in the leaf axils, have long stalks that are about 2 times more leaves.Calyx five-membered.Corolla red or red-orange, in the form of an ear, has five petals and five stamens plus pestle with a free ovary.The fruit is a spherical capsule with one slot;box can be opened across the open lid and having numerous small black seeds.
Flowering begins in late spring and ends in the early fall.
Growth of full-time color.
growing in Ukraine, Belarus, Central Asia and the European part of Russia.It can be found near the sea, marshes, rivers and mountain slopes.Leaves, flowers and sap used for making medicines.
Pimpernel field contains substances such as fatty oil (seeds), flavonoids (aerial part), phenol carbonic acid (leaves), peptonized enzyme and glycoside saponin, coffee and other acids (grass and roots).
use of traditional medicine.
For the manufacture of drugs used juice plants, flowers, stems and leaves.Gathering takes place mainly in the summer (June-July).The drug is used for analgesic, antibacterial and diuretic effect.Despite the fact that many people use the plant with bronchitis, liver disease and psychological disorders, self can cause irreparable damage to human health.
In addition to these diseases of plants used in nervous and skin diseases and hepatitis.It is active in non-healing wounds or animal bites.In the form of poultices Pimpernel field used in diateznyh rashes.With eye diseases (such as cataract) will be useful for the fresh juice of the plant mixed with honey.
For an infusion of full-time color is required:
- finely crush the grass;
- half a teaspoon of powder, pour 200 ml.hot boiled water;
- let stand for 10 minutes;
- cleaned with gauze.
use the infusion should be 4 times a day for 2 tablespoons.
Pimpernel, is used to collect a number of other herbs that are used for cataract, glaucoma, degenerative changes, conjunctivitis.And also, relieves eye fatigue when using the computer.The composition of the collection include: pimpernel, herb Chickweed, grass Thlaspi grass eyebright grass Dubrovnik, grass duckweed, thyme herb, grass plantain, grass clover, chamomile flowers, grass toadflax, grass Boudreau, calendula flowers, grass violets forest, flowercornflower blue, the roots of elecampane, black elderberry flowers.This drug collection, available over the counter.It is recommended that 2 courses of treatment, which will require 2 packages collection, 250 gr.
To make a poultice, pour boiling water 4 tablespoons of herbs and wrap it in gauze or a bandage, folded in several layers.The pads are used for analgesia.
When a cataract, mix the juice of full-time color field with honey in the ratio 1: 1.The resulting mixture was dripped into the eyes, three drops 3 times a day.
Do not forget that the plant is poisonous and can be dangerous to your health.Therefore, before starting treatment, be sure to consult with your doctor.