Thanks to the multifaceted properties that the red elderberry bears in itself, it is used in folk medicine for the treatment of a large list of diseases. Despite the fact that any part of the plant contains poisonous substances, it is allowed to use it as a medicine, while observing the recommended method of application.
- Composition and properties
- Recipes from diseases
- Osteochondrosis and arthritis
- At locks
- menopause When
- cancer Gastric ulcer
- Harvesting and storage
Composition and properties
The composition includes a large number of physiologically active elements - flavonoids. In the flower part of the plant contains rutin, which has the second name vitamin R. The effect of this substance contributes to the normalization of the cardiovascular system. Applied for preventive methods of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
A significant amount of ascorbic acid is found in the fruits of the plant. It is one of the basic substances that are necessary for the normal functioning of the body. Additionally, the chemical composition of berries includes: oil, sugars, organic acids.
In the red elder cortex, the content of phytosterols, which are capable of dissolving cholestyririn deposits, is found, and also to strengthen the immunity. The functioning of the brain and memory is affected by the presence of choline in the plant or vitamin B4 in another way.
As in the elderberry, and in the leaf plates is a large amount of ascorbic acid. In addition, there is carotene( provitamin A), which is an antioxidant. Serves to protect cellular structures from adverse effects. Slows down the aging process.
Elderberry has the effect of:
- is antipyretic;
- is a laxative;
- is anti-inflammatory;
- is a disinfectant.
Recipes from diseases
The recommendations below will help you understand how to conduct effective treatment yourself.to table of contents ^
You need 1 tablespoon of plant flowers, which should be boiled in 250 milliliters of water for 5 minutes. After cooking, wait until it cools down, drain and apply to rinse the larynx. Duration of the course is 5-7 days, use the broth several times a day.
This same recipe will be of great help in case of inflammatory process of the oral cavity. Rinse should be done until the symptoms of the inflammatory process disappear.
The tincture is prepared from the flowers of elderberry, which should be taken in the appropriate proportion 1:10with an alcohol of 70 percent concentration. After mixing the ingredients, which should occur in glass or porcelain, insist for up to 15 days, defining for this a dark cool place. After aging, the infusion is filtered and taken from 10 to 30 drops to three times a day. The course of treatment should be alternated, the two should be drunk and made equal to the course by a break.
This recipe is also useful for getting rid of a headache. For this, you can take a single dose at a dosage of 30 drops.to the table of contents ^
This recipe requires a crushed bark( tablespoon), which must be filled with a boiling water volume of 300 milliliters. After this, press for two hours and strain. Receive a regular half a cup a day three times a day at equal intervals in time.to contents ^
For the infusion it will take two teaspoons of dry raw material of elderberry from the flowers, which are poured with 250 milliliters of boiling water, after which it is left for 10 minutes. Take it in warm form twice a day for 100 milliliters. Drink follows slowly, in small sips, with interruptions. It also helps to get rid of colds, headaches, rheumatism and asthma.to the table of contents ^
Osteochondrosis and arthritis
Vodka tincture is prepared from fresh berries of elderberry, which should be taken in the volume of three quarters of a glass jar. To top of the berries pour vodka, and then sent to a cold place, without light for a month. Use as a compress twice a day until the pain syndrome disappears or, if there is none, the remedy is applied prophylactically, the course should then be held for a month. Can be used additionally, rubbing into sore spots.
It is necessary to drink regularly teas and compotes from the fruits of the plant. Do this is recommended once a day for a month, after which make an equal time break and resume the use of the drink.to contents ^
For decoction you need a teaspoon of dried roots, which should be placed in a liter of boiling water and boil for about 5 minutes. The boiling field should be insisted for about an hour, then strain and bring the volume to the original level, topping the boiled water. Admission is recommended to be done three times a day in a dosage equal to a tablespoon. The time of consumption is to choose after eating in half an hour. An additional property of such a decoction-infusion is a diuretic and antipyretic effect.to contents ^
Observe the ratio of ingredients 1: 5 to pour the elderberry raw material red from flowers with vodka or alcohol 40%.Let it brew for 15 days, placing the container with the medicine in a dark and cool place. Use is recommended three times a day for 25-30 drops.to contents ^
The preparation is prepared using red elderberry fruit, the amount of which should be placed in a three-liter jar. The berries should be fresh. The raw material is poured into 250 milliliters of cognac and infused for 10 days in conditions of low temperature and lack of lighting. During this time, the contents of the can sometimes be shaken. After the necessary amount of time, the berries are rubbed into porridge. The resulting mixture of berries, juice and cognac is mixed with tincture of birch buds in a proportional ratio of 1:10.It is better to take birch tincture made on cognac. Again put the infusion of the same amount of time.
Ingestion three times a day for one tablespoon of medication. Reception should be done before meals for half an hour. It is advisable to wash down with a mint tincture cooked on water. Duration of admission to 1.5 months, after which you should make a one-month break and repeat the course again.
You need a tablespoon of dried ripe fruit, which should be poured 3 liters of boiling water. Take exercise before meals for 30 minutes at a dosage of 100 milliliters three times a day. It is very important to seize such a medicine with 25 grams of butter. The duration of the course is a month, for which you need 9 liters of such a facility. The break can last up to three weeks. It is desirable to repeat the course.to table of contents ^
Given that in the cellular juice of red elderberry plants there is a certain amount of poisonous substances, namely hydrocyanic acid, it is necessary to adhere to the clearly stated dosages in the prescriptions. The following points can cause the use of elderberry prohibited:
- regular indigestion, loose stool;
- gastrointestinal diseases, not included in the curable list with the help of elderberry;
- bearing and feeding of the child;
- is less than 12 years old.
During the application of certain recipes, for example, broths, side effects may appear: vomiting, nausea, therefore, before treating with such folk recipes, you should consult your doctor.to contents ^
Procurement and storage of
The time when the leaves and flowers are collected - May, or June, when the flowers completely blossomed.
Bark can be harvested in April, and fruits in July or August.
It should be very careful when collecting fruits, because unripe fruits contain a very large amount of poison. The harvest is only made of fully ripened berries.
To dry the flowers and leaves of the plant, they should be placed in a room with good ventilation, you can use a special absorbent paper, on which you need to decompose the raw materials. Then you can do threshing.
To prepare the bark, it is necessary to make cuts on the young trees, a length of 25 centimeters, which will reach the wood. Remove a piece of bark plate, then sent to the drying, spread on the absorbent material in a room with good ventilation.
The raw materials should be stored in special bags that prevent the accumulation of moisture. Can be stored in bags of natural material.