Therapeutic properties of herbs elecampane

Devyasil is a perennial plant belonging to the family of astroids, reaching 2 meters in height. Its leaves are elongated and sharp at the ends, and the stems are straight and dense. In general, the grass grows in meadows, near water bodies and rivers.

  • Medicinal properties
  • That treats
  • How to take
  • Tincture
  • Syrup
  • Broth
  • extract
  • Ointment
  • powder
  • Elixir
  • Tea
  • Contraindications
  • during pregnancy
  • Children

About the medicinal properties of plants has been known since ancient times: Russian herbalists believed thatthe root of elecampane possesses nine miraculous powers and heals the sick from 9 diseases, and protects the healthy from all diseases. Hence the name elecampane appeared.

For medicinal purposes, roots and rhizomes of elecampane are used. The most salubrious is a plant whose age exceeds 3 years, it contains more useful properties than in young grass.

The healing properties of

In the body contains a large number of organic acids, vitamin E. In the roots of the plant there are more than 45% of inulin polysaccharide, mucus, gum, benzoic and acetic acid, saponins, alkaloids and a high concentration of essential oils with alantholic acid and alanthol, which determinesantiseptic properties of grass.

Devyasil has a pronounced expectorant, antimicrobial, choleretic, analgesic, tonic, wound-healing, diuretic and blood-curative action.

Drugs based on this plant slows the intestinal peristalsis and stabilizes its work, regulates digestive processes and metabolism, reduces secretory activity. The use of elecampane increases appetite, which is very important for weakened patients with a deficiency of weight, accelerates the maturation of abscesses and the healing process of wounds and ulcers.

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What treats

Devyasil is recommended for:

  • inflammatory diseases of the digestive tract( colitis, gastritis, etc.);
  • diseases of the upper respiratory tract( tracheitis, bronchitis, including tuberculosis);
  • various pathologies of kidney and liver.

The plant is the best drug for treating many skin diseases. Therapy is indicated to them in case of weakened immunity and complete absence of appetite.

The herb has a diuretic, choleretic, anti-inflammatory, hemostatic and antihelminthic effects, women help to normalize the menstrual cycle.

Devyasil is applied externally and internally for the treatment of the following diseases:

  • Hepatitis( jaundice).
  • Pancreatitis.
  • Hypertensive disease.
  • Bronchial asthma.
  • Diabetes mellitus.
  • Radiculitis.
  • Rheumatism.

In this case, not only the roots and rhizomes are used, but also stems, leaves, as well as plant flowers. In folk medicine, leaves of grass are often used for gonorrhea, diseases of the oral cavity( stomatitis, periodontal disease, mucosal lesions).The medicine from the flowers of elecampane is used in the treatment of angina pectoris, tachycardia, migraine and paralysis.

Men are shown the application of the root of a plant to increase potency and infertility.

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How to take

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Water tincture : 15 grams of finely chopped dry roots with rhizomes brew in 200 milliliters of boiling water and insist for 7-9 hours, then strain. Drink 50-75 milliliters for 60 minutes before meals 4 times a day as a gastric and expectorant.

Tincture of elecampane on alcohol : place 15 grams of dried grass roots in 500 milliliters of vodka, put in a dark place for 10-13 days. The order of application is determined by the disease:

  • With tachycardia drink 5 milliliters three times daily before meals.
  • When treating the stomach and intestines - 25-30 droplets no more than 3 times a day.
  • From worms and parasites - 1 tablespoon 3 times a day.

Infusion for the treatment of tuberculosis : 5 milliliters of vodka mixed with 450-500 grams of crushed fresh roots of elecampane and leave to infuse for 9 days. Take 15 ml before meals. Duration of treatment from 2 to 3 months.

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Pharmacy preparation is used inside:

  • In diseases of the lower and upper respiratory tract - tonsillitis, pharyngitis, rhinitis, bronchitis, tracheitis, influenza( in complex treatment).
  • With erosive-ulcerative lesions of the digestive tract( in complex treatment).
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According to the instructions, the syrup of elecampane is taken in the appropriate dosage and age 20 minutes before meals.

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15 grams of dry powdered plant raw material pour 200-220 milliliters of boiled water and heat on a steam bath for 35 minutes, constantly mixing. After this time, put cool for 30-40 minutes and then strain.

For treatment, use 100 milliliters up to 3 times a day before meals for 1 hour. The broth is taken for colds, flu, as an expectorant for bronchitis and other diseases of the upper respiratory tract.

Decoction for baths with sage: 100 grams of fresh well-crushed rhizomes and plant roots, boil 10 minutes in 1 liter of water, then infuse for at least 4 hours, strain and pour into a filled bath. Healing bath is useful for various skin diseases.

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It is used as a therapeutic and prophylactic agent for the following diseases:

  • Pneumonia.
  • Gastritis.
  • Peptic ulcer disease.
  • Climax.
  • Enuresis.
  • Pyoderma.
  • In gynecology with inflammatory diseases.

Use a pharmacy extract of 5-10 drops per 200 milliliters of water 3 times a day for 30 minutes before meals.

Also pay attention to the herbal collection for cleaning the liver, which also includes dry ground elecampane. Http://
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50 grams of the prepared powderfrom the roots and rhizomes of the herbs add in 50 grams of melted butter or lard, grind to a homogeneous mass. Ointment can be prepared and on the decoction of the roots of the plant.

Apply to affected areas with skin diseases, which are accompanied by itching, not soaking healing wounds and eczema.

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Powder from the roots of elecampane is mixed with pork fat, mixed well, placed on a linen cloth and applied to a tumor or wound.

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Inside the crushed roots and rhizomes of elecampane use small doses( at the tip of the knife) no more than 2 times a day, washing down with the necessary amount of water. Inside powder is most often recommended for heartburn, gastritis, ulcers.

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12 grams of dry crushed roots and rhizomes of elecampane pour 500-550 milliliters of good wine and cook for 10-12 minutes. Use 2-3 times a day for 50 milliliters before meals as a strengthening and tonic with a general weakness of the body.

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It is indicated for the treatment of cough, whooping cough and asthma. To make a drink, you need to pour 1 tablespoon of chopped rhizomes with 250 milliliters of boiling water and allow to stand for 15 minutes. Drink therapeutic tea can be no more than 4 times a day for 250 milliliters per session.

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Drug medication prepared on the basis of elecampane is contraindicated in:

  • acute renal failure;
  • cardiovascular disease;
  • of the individual intolerance of the drug.

Drugs of elecampane should be used with caution in gastritis with low acidity.

If a woman has abundant discharge during menstruation, then elecampane may intensify these symptoms.

In case of an overdose of grass, you may experience:

AS Vomiting, nausea.
  • General weakness.
  • Reduced heart rate.
  • Excessive salivation.
  • Allergic reaction.
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    In pregnancy

    Any form of medication with the nine is contraindicated in pregnant and lactating women.

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    For children

    Given the accurately measured dosage, the herb from cough has no contraindications for children older than 4-5 years, but it is unequivocal to answer the question whether a child can be given a medicine and in what dosage can only a doctor.

    The elecampane syrup, according to the instructions for use, is approved for use from the age of 2 years.

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