The use of quinoa in folk medicine

Quinoa is an annual herbaceous plant of the Marevy family. Samosev. The height can reach 1 meter. The stem is upright, symmetrically branching. Leaves of the quinoa are large. In the lower part of the stem are triangular and broad, tapering upward, becoming elongated and serrate along the edge. Leaves of swans have a characteristic mealy white coating. The flowers are small, unattractive collected in loose, paniculate, fleecy inflorescences. Blossoms from the middle of summer to the beginning of autumn. There are a lot of pollen in the flowers.

  • chemical composition
  • Useful properties
  • Application
  • Infusions
  • Universal infusion
  • restorative
  • To rinse with stomatitis
  • juice quinoa
  • from chronic constipation
  • From purulent wounds and boils
  • Broths When cardiac diseases
  • dry cough
  • From thrush andgout
  • Fresh leaves
  • Compress with radiculitis
  • From cuts
  • Food component for stabilizing the digestive tract
  • Contraindications
  • Harvesting and storing

Chemical Composition

In its composition, the quinoa has:

  • potassium;
  • routine;
  • 17 amino acids;
  • vitamins E and C;
  • essential oils;
  • fatty acids;
  • starch;
  • cellulose;
  • oxalic acid;
  • carotene.
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Useful properties

In the old days, from the seeds, the swans were preparing a porridge from the seeds. To taste it was nothing worse than buckwheat. The leaves of the plant were placed in different dishes. Its useful and healing properties were conspicuous.

Quinoa can serve as an excellent fortifying and immunostimulating agent.

Quinoa has:

  • cleansing qualities,
  • diuretic qualities;
  • choleretic qualities;
  • excellently relieves pain and spasms;
  • treats diseases of the gastrointestinal tract;
  • removes inflammation.

Quinoa differs sedative properties:

  • removes constipation.
  • removes slag;
  • removes toxins;
  • normalizes metabolic processes.

Quinoa effectively eliminates:

  • depressions;
  • of neuroses;
  • of the nervous tension;
  • helps cope with stress and chronic fatigue.
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Application of

Popular recipes for folk application of quinoa:

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Infusions made from dry and fresh raw materials of swans, have curative, preventive and restorative effects on the body.

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Universal infusion

From depression, dry cough, hemorrhoids, gout, jaundice, bronchitis and colic. A tablespoon of the crushed leaves of the swans is poured into a glass of steep boiling water. Insist under the lid need a couple of hours. Next, take 3 times daily for 2-3 drinks. To increase the effect of the drug, you can add a small amount of honey.

The infusion is also applicable for catarrhal inflammatory processes in the throat. In addition, they can lubricate and irrigate any inflamed areas.
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Commonly restorative

One tablespoon of chopped dry leaves pour a glass of steep boiling water. Insist for 1 hour. You can drink as a tea, with the addition of honey. It removes toxins and toxins from the body, improves skin condition.

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For rinsing with stomatitis

At 20 grams of dry grass, the quinoa is a glass of water. Boil for 10 minutes over low heat. Strain and cool. The oral cavity should be rinsed 5-6 times a day. It perfectly copes with the disease, kills bad breath, strengthens the gum.

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Juice of the quinoa

Fresh juice of quinoa can become the basis for the preparation of folk medicinal recipes.

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From chronic constipation

A quarter of a glass of quinoa juice taken half an hour or an hour before a meal is a great cure for chronic constipation.

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From purulent wounds and boils

Juice from fresh leaves of quinoa is poured on clean gauze or bandage and applied as a compress to wounds or furuncles. The time for compress may be from a few hours to a day, depending on the severity of the abscess. If necessary, moisten the new dressing and replace.

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Broths from quinoa can help cure many diseases, as well as prevent possible occurrences of other inflammatory processes.

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For cardiac diseases

Two tablespoons are poured in 350 ml of boiling water, the broth is infused for half an hour, then filtered and taken for three meals during the day. The herb successfully prevents myocardial infarction and the appearance of atherosclerotic plaques on the walls of the vessels. The course of admission is 2 weeks. After some time it can be repeated.

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From dry cough

Successfully treated with a decoction of a teaspoon of quinoa, steamed by a glass of steep boiling water. For more efficiency, you can add a teaspoon of honey, which actively stimulates the excretion of mucus from the respiratory tract.

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From thrush and gout

4 tablespoons of dry ground grass to pour into 200 milliliters of boiling water, boil on low heat for 15 minutes. Broth drain to clean water( without quinoa).Dilute the liquid with a liter of boiled and use for syringing with thrush. Decoction is also used internally, for the treatment of gout in half a cup 2-3 times a day.

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Fresh leaves

Fresh leaves of quinoa have hemostatic, sedative and therapeutic properties.

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Compress with radiculitis

Leaves the leaves with boiling water for a minute, apply to a sore spot, top cover with a towel. Keep it until the sheet completely cools, then it must be replaced with a hot one. The procedure lasts from half an hour to a couple of hours.

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From cuts

Fresh leaves can be applied to wounds and cuts. They will successfully stop bleeding and prevent infection from entering the bloodstream.

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Food component for the stabilization of the digestive tract

Normalize and restore intestinal peristalsis and normal operation of the gastrointestinal tract will help.raw leaves of the plant, which will become an organic addition to salads, soups and side dishes.

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The quinoa contains an abundance of oxalic acid, which makes the plant a diuretic. Therefore, taking medications on its basis can cause an attack of urolithiasis. If there are problems with the stomach, then taking medications based on quinoa can provoke vomiting, digestive disorders, pain, even exacerbation of the ulcer.

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In no event should you take the plant to those who suffer:

  • colitis;
  • gastritis;
  • with sores;
  • by cholelithiasis;
  • by nervous disorders;
  • poor blood coagulability;
  • with urolithiasis.
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Procurement and storage of

The collection of quinoa occurs during the period of its initial flowering. The grass is torn off or cut to the last tribe of branching below. The plant is cleaned. Drying the quinoa is necessary naturally in the air. You can store as whole plants, and in a crushed form and even in powder. Whole plants need to be packed in polyethylene and suspended in a warm and dry place. Grind grass or powder should be stored in dry sealed containers. Also from a fresh plant squeeze out juice and store in glass dark jars.

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