Wild chamomile is an annual herbaceous plant of the Asteraceae family. Baskets of white flowers. Wild chamomile blooms in may — August
Used flower baskets chamomile (without stems, with residue length of the pedicels not more than 3 cm), collected at the beginning of flowering, when the marginal ligulate flowers in baskets are arranged horizontally.
In the flower baskets chamomile contains essential oil (0,1-0,8%), which consists of chamazulene, kadinen; flavonoids, nicotinic and ascorbic, Caprylic, antemisova, isovaleric, salicylic acid, coumarin, choline, phytosterols, carotene, bitterness, slime, gum, sugars, proteins and glycoside spasmolytic, relaxing smooth muscles and anesthetic intestinal spasms, glycoside sweatshop action, apigenin, apiin, herniarin, matricin.
The properties of chamomile
Chamomile essential oil has disinfectant and diaphoretic action, reduces the formation of gases, relieves pains, reduces inflammation, normalizes impaired function of the gastrointestinal tract, stimulant effect on the Central nervous system: enhances and speeds up breathing and increases the heart rate, dilates the cerebral vessels. Large doses of essential oils cause headache and General weakness. Continue reading
Herbs have become one of the favorite tools in the home of cosmetology. Still, the face and body, nails and hair – perhaps, there will be areas where it would be impossible to successfully apply the healing power of herbs.
It also refers to such common problems as acne.
In comparison, for example, with alcohol herbs have a more gentle effect on the skin, which makes their use for any skin type.
At the same time, the effect of herbs is more obvious in comparison with the cleansing of the skin with soap and water or simple cleansing milk.
For oily and problematic skin to enhance the effect, use alcohol infusions of herbs, which can combine the properties of alcohol and herbs. And already these few lines to come to the conclusion that getting rid of acne with herbs – an effective and optimum method, requiring, however, a certain commitment and time. After all, external applications of herbal decoctions does not give instant results, but this is not the reason to doubt their effectiveness.
Using herbal teas and tinctures regularly, after a few weeks You will notice the first results. Continue reading
Oregano has several names in English, such as: dusmanca, brass color, phallus, motherboard, peppermint forest, zenovka, amulet, bone crunching upland grass.
The name of the herb comes from its smell. The aroma of the oregano smells like oregano and thyme. The taste is tart, spicy. Worldwide herb used as seasoning for various dishes….
Oregano is common in Russia, everywhere except the far North, it can be found in glades in the woods, on the edges of forests and rivers, fields, grows on dry and Sunny places.
Collect grass for medicinal purposes in the second year, during flowering. Cutting off the tops of the plants at a height of 15-20 centimeters, the less stems the better raw material for further drying and processing. Dried plants under a canopy or in well-ventilated areas.
Video about oregano, it’s therapeutic properties, contraindications and the recipe of tea:
Medicinal properties of oregano
In the grass contains a lot of phenol, essential oil, tannins, thymol, mineral salts, vitamin C and polysyllabic chemical elements. Essential oils contain large amounts of carvacrol, which is an antihistamine and a good antibiotic. Continue reading