A beaver jet, other names of which are musk beaver or castoreum( whole iron with a secret), have long been used for medicinal purposes. This natural aromatic substance is yellow-brown with an unusual smell, combining the aromas of tar and musk. The curative product is formed by glands of internal secretion of beavers( females and males).What kind of diseases heals, and what use does the healing stream of the beaver have?
- composition and therapeutic properties
- use How to take
- tincture on alcohol
- extract( Ankhara balm)
- aqueous extract
- effects during pregnancy
Beavers are exclusivelyuseful plants( angelica, nettle, horse sorrel, water lilies and others) with healing properties, so the jet is so healing. The animals themselves save musk during illnesses, famine and wounds.
People began to apply the beaver jet since antiquity, they used it for the therapy of many diseases, in particular, and the plague. To extract the gland, the animals were killed. Currently, the beaver farms have found a more gentle method of obtaining this valuable product without harming the animals.
Composition and therapeutic properties of
The chemical composition of the beaver jet has been studied for a long time by specialists, as a result, it revealed more than 40 useful substances. However, the most valuable components were isolated, without which modern medicine can not do:
- benzyl alcohol;
- benzoic, cinnamic and salicylic acids;
- essential oils;
- beaver gum;
- natural steroids.
The following macro and microelements are also present:
- fluorine, sodium, calcium, magnesium, potassium;
- nickel, manganese, silicon, titanium, aluminum, zinc, copper, iron.
By pharmacological action, the beaver jet belongs to the group of adaptogens. It has such therapeutic properties:
- is bactericidal;
- healing, regenerative;
- is an anti-inflammatory;
- is antimicrobial;
Beaver jet helps restore reproductive failure in men, improves erection, increases libido, restores sexual activity. Castoreum has a positive effect on the quality of the ejaculate.
In addition, jet-based products:
- increase testosterone levels in serum;
- normalizes serum levels of triglycerides and beta-lipoproteins;
- stabilizes the level of thyroid-stimulating hormone;
- lowers the level of bad cholesterol;
- reduces the risk of developing cancer.
Indications for use
- Cardiovascular diseases( atherosclerosis, ischemia, angina pectoris, hypertension, low blood pressure, myocarditis and so on);
- paralyzes after a stroke;
- thrombophlebitis, varicose veins;
- arthrosis of the joints;
- herpes, furunculosis, fungal lesions;
- nerve disorders, migraines, overwork, depression;
- urological pathologies in men( prostatitis, prostate adenoma, impotence, urethritis, urticaria during urination, premature ejaculation, hemorrhoids);
- diseases of the musculoskeletal system( osteochondrosis, radiculitis and others);
- gynecological diseases in women( thrush, colpitis, cysts, menopause, decreased libido, chronic adnexitis, myoma);
- pathology of the genitourinary sphere( pyelonephritis, cystitis, kidney stones, kidney failure);
- hepatitis A, B;
- inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and pancreas( pancreatitis and others);
- blood diseases, cancer( helps the body to tolerate chemotherapy more easily);
- pathology of the organs of vision( purulent conjunctivitis, cataracts, age-related changes, optic nerve damage).
As a natural and strong antibacterial agent, the beaver jet destroys viruses, Koch's wand, staphylococcus, which is why it has become an excellent assistant in the treatment of pneumonia, tuberculosis, sarcoidosis, sinusitis, bronchopneumonia, and influenza.
No less effective in wound healing, hematoma therapy, sprains and fractures.
In addition to medicine, musk-based products are used in cosmetology to rejuvenate the skin, improve the condition of nails and hair. The jet effectively smoothes mimic wrinkles and helps to increase the production of collagen. In addition, it softens the skin and reduces inflammation.to contents ^
How to take
Preparations made from castoreum can be used both externally and internally.to table of contents ^
The preparation can be prepared at home using the following recipe: grind 100 grams of dried beaver jet, place in a glass container, pour vodka( 0.5 liters), tightly cover with lid and put in a dark place for 7days. Every day, the product should be shaken, after the specified period, the infusion should be obtained with a light cognac shade. If the color is very saturated, then it must be diluted with water.
The dosage and duration of the course of therapy is prescribed by the doctor depending on the illness and overall well-being of the patient. As a strengthening drug, the infusion is prescribed once a day by a teaspoon while eating for 10 days. To prevent pathology of the reproductive system and increase potency, doctors advise men after 45 years each day to drink a dessert spoon of funds.
Alcoholic infusion is used and externally for grits and lubrication of the affected skin.to contents ^
In its pure form, a beaver jet crushed to a powdery state is used in small doses( 0.2-1 milligram 2-3 times a day depending on the patient's well-being) and only according to the doctor's prescription. In this form, musk is used in the most severe diseases or long inflammatory processes.to contents ^
Extract( balm Ankhara)
Finished pharmacy tincture, which includes alcohol and the main active ingredient. Inside for therapy, depending on the existing pathology and the patient's condition, prescribe the drug 1-2 teaspoon 1-3 times a day before or after meals. If necessary, tincture can be added to tea, juice, water or coffee. When oncology tincture is taken 7 times a day according to the following scheme: at 6.00 - 3 drops per 100 milliliters of water;8.00 - 7 drops;10.00 - 9 drops;13.00, 17.00, 19.00, 21.00 - 15 drops.to contents ^
Indicated for use in nose therapy( sinusitis, runny nose, adenoids and so on) and the eye( cataract and other diseases).The drug should be dripped into the nose or eyes for 1-2 drops.
Also, the agent is injected subcutaneously with an insulin syringe at a dosage of 0.05-1 milliliters to normalize the immunity.
Water extract is applied externally in diseases of the musculoskeletal system, for healing of cuts, injuries, bruises, bruises. They can do triturts or use them in the form of compresses, appliques, adjust the beaver-moistened tampon to the sick site for 20-30 minutes.to table of contents ^
Are indicated for use in urology and gynecology. The drug is freely available in pharmacies, but it can be prepared on its own. Ready-made pharmacy candles, according to the instructions for use, you must enter 1 piece 1-2 times a day for 14-20 days. If necessary, you can repeat the course 2-3 times a year. As a prevention, the suppository should be applied every other day for a month.
To prepare candles yourself, you need to buy suppositories in the pharmacy with herbal extract( better to choose the belladonna extract) and melt them. Then pour the powder of a beaver jet into the melted mass( a dose of powder the size of a match head is required for 1 candle), mix it, pour the resulting composition into molds and cool it. To put candles once a day before bedtime for 30 days.to the table of contents ^
To prepare a healing remedy, take 200 grams of any fat( badger, pork, bear), melt, pour into it 100 grams of musk powder. Stir the mixture on the fire for 10 minutes and cool.
Therapeutic ointment is used as an external means for relieving pain in arthritis, radiculitis, osteochondrosis. Ointment must be applied to the affected area and massage massage into the skin. The procedure is recommended to be performed 1-2 times a day until the disappearance of pain. In many cases, the improvement is already on day 3.to table of contents ^
Capsules with a beaver jet - Kastokrin are sold in the pharmacy network. According to the instructions, for therapy is shown taking 1 capsule twice a day during meals for 28 days. If necessary, the course should be repeated after 3 months. Depending on the diagnosis and the patient's well-being, the doctor can correct the indicated dosage. During drinking, alcoholic beverages are not allowed.
- Allergic reaction to musk;
- individual intolerance;
- pathology of the adrenal glands( for tincture on alcohol).
Side effects of
The selection of the beaver preparation and its dosage should be made only by a doctor, as overestimated rates can trigger the development of side effects such as headache, insomnia and increased nervousness.to the table of contents ^
Pregnant women are not recommended to take a beaver jet, as they can harm a future baby. Also, musk is contraindicated in women during lactation.back to contents ^
No beaver preparation for children under 12 years old is prescribed. Until that age, as a preventive measure and for the therapy of small patients, water extract can be used, but only if there are indications and with the permission of a doctor who will choose the dosage taking into account the individual characteristics and well-being of the child.