Loosestrife monetchaty - description and application in medicine
Folk Remedies / / August 12, 2017
monetchaty loosestrife (meadow tea) - Lysimachia nummularia L. Primulaceae family - Primulaceae
perennial herb.Stems creeping up to 80 cm, four-sided, often rooting at the nodes, low-branched.Leaves opposite rounded shape (monetchatovidnye), hence the name of the plant, on the edge of the Whole, on short stalks.The flowers are golden yellow, rather large, solitary, axillary, five-dimensional, funnel-shaped calyx, almost totally separate.Flowers in June - July.The flowers are not pollinated, in this regard, he never produced normally developed seeds.It reproduces mainly vegetatively.
only grows in damp places: mountain and water meadows, along the edges of marshes, in bushes.
used parts of the plant
Medical raw material is the entire plant.He pulled out by the roots during flowering and dried in the shade in a ventilated area.All parts of the plant contain saponins, tannins, carbohydrates, nitrogen-containing compounds, flavonoids: giperin, rutin;phenol-c
Application and therapeutic properties
loosestrife has long been used in folk medicine as a tea suffering from dust lung disease, which in the morning unable to cough, to get rid of mucus.Loosestrife is often used in conjunction with mallow leaves.
Pounded leaves and fresh juice is applied to purulent wounds and non-healing ulcers for a long time, when infiltrates, as wound healing, analgesic, astringent and styptic, dysentery, hemoptysis, hemorrhoids.
Infusions and decoctions are used for constipation, bruises, ulcers, gynecological diseases, anemia, headache, scurvy, jaundice, convulsions;externally - in the form of drops - when nosebleeds, eye diseases;poultice - in tumors, bruises, hernias, rheumatism;rinsing - in diseases of the mouth, stomatitis, skin inflammation, eczema, thrush.
root powder in the form of powders used topically as a wound-healing, analgesic and hemostatic agent when damaged blood vessels.
In Tibetan medicine is widely used meadow tea with various gastrointestinal diseases.Fresh juice - bites animals, snakes, insects, both inward and outward.Young stems are used in food.With honey - when coughing, shortness of breath.
- For broth take 20 grams of the above-ground parts or roots, crushed, pour 200 ml of boiled water, in a boiling water bath for 30 minutes, cool 10 minutes, without removing from the heat, strain.Take 1/3 cup 2-3 times a day before meals.
- For infusion of 15 g flowers or leaves pour 200 ml of boiled water, in a boiling water bath for 15 minutes, cool 45 minutes, strain.Take 1/3 cup 2-3 times a day before meals.
- Fresh juice for nose and eye drops should be diluted with water at the rate of 1: 1, inside - 1 teaspoon of 30 ml of water 2-3 times a day before meal..