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
We know that drugs of vegetable and animal origin, by its nature closer to the human body than synthetic drugs, their action is milder, and they seldom give adverse reactions. Why drugs from plants and natural products have always been so popular.
Each plant has special properties that act differently on the human body. The world of medicinal herbs is a kind of living laboratory, which synthesizes and secretes substances that have the ability to restore a person’s energy to strengthen his physical health, nervous system and psyche.
How wisely and well we use plants contain healing substances and power of the sun, properties of medicinal plants depends on the condition and the quality of our life.
Agree, the people and sickness in all the times were close, but humanity survived. So, there is a system of healing the body, which can relieve disease, restore health. And this system of traditional medicine known since ancient times, proven over many years of therapeutic practice. The plant Kingdom is a source, from which in ancient times people drew the precious balm from any diseases.
On the Earth there are many raznoobraznymi that have roots, stems, leaves, flowers, fruits capable of exerting a therapeutic effect on the human body and animals. They can be found everywhere: in forests, steppes, swamps, mountains, gardens and orchards. 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