Mullein skipetrovidnogo - description and medicinal properties
Folk Remedies / / August 12, 2017
Mullen skipetrovidnogo (high) - Verbascum densiflorum.Synonyms Verbascum thapsiforme. family figwort (Scrophulariaceae).
figwort family.Biennial plant up to 2 m. The stem is straight, single coated with light gray or light yellow pubescence.Leaves opposite, on the edge serrated, pointed at tip, arranged spirally.Yellow flowers on the top of the stem form a dense spike-like inflorescences.It blooms from June to September.Fruit - egg-shaped capsule - ripen in August-September.
In the first year the plant forms a rosette of leaves, flowers and fruits - in the second year.
Distribution Grows in middle and southern zone of the European part of our country, in Western Siberia and Central Asia.It prefers sandy locations - the edge of pine forests, wastelands, slopes, roads.For medical purposes, mullein diluted plantations.
used parts of the plant
flowers contain sugar (11%), mucus, glycosides (saponins), flavonoids, little essential oils, g
Application and therapeutic properties
is caused expectorant, emollient and enveloping effect, due to the saponins contained in the flowers and mucus.
In folk medicine, infusion of the flowers corolla is prescribed for diseases of the bronchi, lungs, bronchial asthma.We recommend it as well in inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and biliary tract.
infusion from the flowers of the plant is used as an external emollient in the form of compresses and poultices.Flowers alone or mixed with other plants in the form of infusion use for gargling, for enemas, baths and irrigation in exudative diathesis.Broth wash the head with hair loss and seborrhea.
2-3 tablespoons of herbs night brew 0.5 liters of boiling water in a thermos.The next day, take the infusion in 3 divided doses for 20-30 minutes before meals.
In homeopathy used Verbascum 3, 3, 6 in inflammatory diseases of the upper respiratory tract, accompanied by deaf and hard cough ohriplostyo voice.It is indicated for the facial nerve neuralgia, chronic cystitis and constipation.