Application of tansy flowers in folk medicine

Tansy-herbaceous, long-standing perennial plant 50-150 centimeters high. Stems straight, branched in the upper part. The leaves are regular, palmate, carved, jagged. The flowers are small, regular, yellow, tubular, collected in an umbrella. The plant has a caustic camphor smell. It grows everywhere. It is widely used in the food industry, scientific and folk medicine.

    • Chemical properties
      • Chemical composition
      • Usage
      • Decoctions
      • For the prevention of digestive diseases
      • For external use from wounds
      • Against worms
      • With migraine
      • At reduced pressure
      • Infusions
      • For various diseases of internal organs
      • For lavage of purulent wounds
      • With an ulcerstomach
      • Healing infusion
      • Antipyre
      • For the treatment of rheumatism
      • From dandruff
      • From fatigue and lethargy
      • Contraindications
      • Harvesting and storingix

      chemical composition

      inflorescence tansy comprise:

      • essential oil( 2%);
      • α- and β-thujone;
      • borneol,
      • thujol;
      • pinene;
      • l-camphor;
      • flavonoid compounds;
      • Acacetin;
      • luteolin;
      • quercetin - not less than 2.5%;
      • Phenylcarboxylic acids;
      • bitter substance tanacetin;
      • tanning agents( up to 6%);
      • alkaloids.
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      Useful properties

      The plant is characterized by the following properties:

      • antibacterial;
      • is anti-inflammatory;
      • diuretics;

      • diaphoretic;
      • choleretic.

      Tansy has therapeutic properties with:

      • inflammation of the digestive system;
      • kidney disease;
      • liver disease;
      • urolithiasis;
      • gynecological diseases;
      • treatment of skin cancer;
      • scabies;
      • epilepsy;
      • hemorrhoids;
      • asthma;
      • of malaria;
      • tuberculosis;
      • diabetes;
      • gout;
      • headaches;
      • Nervous Disorders.
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      Application of

      The most popular uses of tansy in folk medicine:

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      Decoctions with the use of tansy are used for gastrointestinal diseases and for prophylaxis.

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      For the prevention of digestive diseases

      A teaspoon of tansy is brewed 300 milliliters of boiling water. Cool for half an hour. Take one third of the prepared broth before meals.

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      For external use from

      wounds Flowers with chopped leaves are poured 350-400 milliliters of steep boiling water and boiled for 5 minutes. Further, the prepared broth can be used for baths, compresses, for the treatment of dislocations, gout, bruises. In the form of wipes or compresses, the infusion can be used for sluggish wounds and ulcers.

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      Against worms

      One tablespoon of flowers is poured with a glass of steep boiling water.boil. It is required to drink one such glass twice a day.

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      For migraine

      20 grams of dry tansy raw material pour a glass of water. Boil the broth over low heat for 10 minutes. The broth will cool and drain. Drink 1 tablespoon 3 times a day before meals.

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      Under reduced pressure

      A tablespoon of dry raw tansy flowers should be poured into 200 milliliters of boiling water.cook for 5 minutes over low heat. Strain. Take warm three times a day before eating 100 milliliters.

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      Infusions with tansy can have a curative and restorative effect on the body.

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      For various diseases of internal organs

      1 teaspoon of flowers pour a glass of boiling water, insist 30 minutes drain. Take 1-2 tablespoons of this infusion three times a day for 20 minutes before eating.

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      To wash out purulent wounds

      1 teaspoon of flowers pour a glass of boiling water, insist 30 minutes drain. This infusion can be used externally for washing purulent wounds, with scabies, with joint pains in the form of compresses, for enemas with hemorrhoids, for sessile tubs, for syringing with whites.

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      If stomach ulcer

      5 grams of flowers pour 200 milliliters of boiling water, insist for one hour, strain and take one tablespoon 4-5 times a day.

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      Healing infusion

      Infusion of herb tansy for the treatment of gastritis, colitis, cholecystitis, with ulcer of stomach and duodenum, with nervous excitation and reduced pressure

      1 tablespoon of ground dry herb pour 200 ml of boiling water, 4 hours, drain. Take infusion of one tablespoon 3-4 times a day.

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      20 grams of flowers are poured with a liter of water and infused for an hour. You need to take half a glass or a glass several times a day.

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      For the treatment of rheumatism

      50 grams of inflorescence are filled with a bottle of muscatel wine. You need to insist for 9 days. Twice daily after meals, you need to take 40-50 milliliters.

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      From dandruff

      A dessert spoon of inflorescences is poured into a glass of boiling water. For half an hour you need to insist. Then the infusion is rubbed into the scalp. Keep it for 30-40 minutes before washing.

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      From fatigue and lethargy

      With fatigue, fatigue, chills, rubbing is done by tansy infusion in any concentration with salt. This allows you to quickly remove lethargy and apathy, regain strength.

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      Treated with tansy is strictly prohibited:

      • pregnant( the plant has abortive properties);
      • to small children;
      • for people with cardiovascular diseases;
      • at elevated or reduced pressure.
      During application, vomiting, convulsions, various digestive system disorders may occur. If the dose is exceeded, it is necessary to wash the stomach and take absorbent drugs.

      The plant is completely non-toxic. Even if you exceed the normal dosage by 10 times, no toxins in the body will be detected. However, due to the virulence, it is not recommended to use tansy for a long time.

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      Procurement and storage of

      In the flowering phase, the flaps with peduncles are cut no longer than 2 centimeters, and then the flower baskets are severed. For drying, the raw material is laid out in a thin layer so as not to turn over. Do not overdry it, as tubular flowers while easy to get enough sleep. A large scree of flowers is noted and with late collection. Dry in lofts or in dryers at a temperature of no higher than 40 ° C.At higher temperatures, volatilization of the essential oil occurs. Keep raw materials in dry, ventilated rooms. Shelf life is up to 3 years.

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