Zopnika prickly - description and medicinal properties
Folk Remedies / / August 12, 2017
zopnika prickly - Phlomis Pungens Willd.Family Labiatae - Lamiaceae (Labiatae)
perennial herb.Roots thick, sinuous.Stems 30-60 cm tall, much branched from the base, grayish-felted from pubescence.Leaves flat pubescent petioles, radical with long stem and shorter.Leaf blades at the base of the rounded or shirokoklinovidnye, pointed at the top, at the bottom - entire, in the mid - serrate.Flowers 3-10 are collected in whorls in the axils of upper leaves.Corolla bilabiate, rose up to 10-13 mm.Fruits 4-Marinova, dark brown with small tubercles in the cup.Flowers in June - July, fruiting in July - August.
Distribution Grows in steppes, on slopes of hills and river valleys, forest glades, among shrubs, bushes or in small groups.
used parts of the plant
Medicinal raw materials are roots and above-ground part of the plant collected in the usual way.Dried in a dryer at a temperature of 50-60 ° C.
plant contains volatile oil, iridoids, alkaloids, flavon
Application and therapeutic properties
aerial part of the plant is part of the recipe for the collection, MNZdrenko used in papilomatoze bladder anatsidnyh gastritis.In folk medicine, decoction, infusion and tincture zopnika used in bronchitis, pulmonary tuberculosis, pneumonia, acute respiratory infections, chronic and gipatsidnyh gastritis, gastric ulcer, anemia, hemorrhoids, fatigue, malaria, edema of various etiologies and hypertension;infusion of flowers and leaves - as a tonic diuretic, improves the immune system and accelerates blood clotting;externally - with festering wounds;in the form of baths - with rheumatism.
In the experiment, the aerial part of preparations exhibit antibacterial activity;essential oil shows protistotsidnuyu seeds - protivotrihomonadnyh activity.Powder of the roots is used as a wound-healing agent.In some countries, the roots are used as a food product.Fresh juice is a flowering plant used as a cosmetic for removing age spots and acne;inside as a tonic for beriberi and diathesis.A decoction of seeds is used to treat trichomoniasis infection inward and outward.
- For broth take 10 grams of seeds, pour 200 ml of boiled water, in a boiling water bath for 30 minutes, cool 10 minutes, without removing from the heat, strain.Take 2 tbsp.spoon 2-3 times a day before meals.
- For infusion 20 g aboveground parts of the plant pour 200 ml of boiled water bath for 15 minutes, cool 45 minutes, filter.Take 1/3 cup 2-3 times a day before meals.
- The infusion of the roots is prepared at the rate of 1: 5 to 70% alcohol, insist in a dark place for 10-12 days, filter.Should take 30-40 drops to receive 3-4 times a day.