The use of wintergreen in folk medicine

Grushanka is a herbaceous perennial, the erect stems of which grow no more than half a meter in height. Root system branched, creeping and thin, leaf plates are leathery, glossy, round or oval, large. Inflorescences of the plant are racemose and consist of small red-violet or white-pink flowers.

  • Composition and properties
  • Indications for
  • women Indications for men
  • Indications for children
  • Recipes
  • Adnexitis
  • Infusion
  • Vodka tincture
  • Angina
  • Arthritis
  • Inflammation oral
  • Gonorrhea
  • Leucorrhœa
  • Thrush
  • When infertility
  • Prostatitis
  • Infusion
  • Curative enemas
  • Breast cancer
  • Rheumatism
  • Gut tuberculosis
  • Endometriosis
  • Contraindications
  • Procurement and storage

Composition and properties

Grushanka is rich in useful substances, it includes flavonoids, phenols, quinones, andromedoxin, tannins, hyperosides, vitamin C, aviculirin, saponins, amirin, mucus, ericoline, triterpenoids, resins, iridoids, gallic, ascorbic and quinic acid,gum, copper, magnesium, barium, zinc, sugar, urson.

Grushanka in folk medicine is used much more often than in official medicine.

It is widely used in the emergence of inflammatory processes, used as an external remedy for various injuries of the skin, herbal tea is able to strengthen the body and has a tonic effect.

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Indications for women

The greatest popularity of wintergreen has been acquired in the treatment of various female gynecological diseases. This plant helps to heal vaginitis, adnexitis, endometriosis, thrush, uterine prolapse, gonorrhea, obstruction of fallopian tubes, infertility and cancerous tumors.

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Indications for men

An essential and very effective medicinal remedy for winter pear is also considered for men's health. With its help, you can cure urethritis, prostate inflammation and adenoma, prostatitis and other urological problems.

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Indications for children

This plant is most popular with night enuresis, but it can also cure bronchitis, sore throat, fever, gastritis, diarrhea, it is able to strengthen and restore the immune forces of the child's body.

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With the help of medicinal drinks from the wintergreen, folk medicine treats the following diseases.

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For the treatment use such recipes.

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Infusion of

1 tablespoon of ground vegetable should be poured in boiling water in the amount of 200 milliliters, after which the mass should be left to infuse for 2 hours. A strained drink is ready for use, it should be drunk 3 times a day before eating 1 tablespoon. It should be treated for 14 days.

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Vodka tincture

The crushed upper part of the plant in an amount of 40 grams is placed in a glass container and filled with a glass of vodka, after which the container is tightly closed. It is necessary to insist the mass for 3 weeks, after which it must be filtered. Drink tincture follows a teaspoon three times a day, washed down with warm water.

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4 tablespoons chopped top of the wintergreen pour 0.5 liters of vodka and leave to infuse 4weeks in a cool dark place. Every day tincture must be shaken. A strained tincture is taken before meals( for 40 minutes) for 30 drops, but not more than 3 times a day.

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2 teaspoons of wintergreen are poured with 200 milliliters of boiling water, then for 2 hours it is necessary to infuse mass, and then strain using gauze or other tissue. For the treatment should be used infusion for 30 minutes before meals in the amount of 2 tablespoons.

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Inflammation of the mouth

45-55 grams of dry leaves of wintergreen pour 400 ml of boiling water and infuse for 30-40 minutes. Strain infusion is recommended to rinse the mouth at least 4 times a day.

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30 grams of dry leafy mixed with 300 milliliters of alcohol 70%.The weight should be insisted for 20 days, after which it is ready for use. Take medicinal tincture 3 times a day before eating( for 30 minutes) for 25 drops.

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2 tablespoons of the crushed raw material of wintergreen insist under the lid of half an hour in 300 milliliters of boiling water. The filtered infusion is used for treatment in the form of douching 2-3 times a day.

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2 tablespoons of the crushed raw material of the herb of wintergreen mixed with two glasses of boiling water and leave to stand for 35 minutes. Then the infusion should be filtered, squeezing the used raw materials well. Treatment is carried out in the form of douching 2-3 times a day.

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In a dark container, you need to mix 50 grams of dry leaves of the herb of wintergreen and 500 milliliters of vodka. Within 3 weeks, the mass should be infused, but it must be shaken regularly. Ready tincture is taken 3 times a day before meals( 30 minutes) in the amount of 1 teaspoon. Should be treated 3-6 months.

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For treatment, infusion and enemas are used.

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In 200 ml of boiling water, it is necessary to insist a tablespoon of wintergreen about 4 hours. The infusion is consumed in the amount of 50 milliliters twice a day. Depending on the severity of the disease course of treatment lasts up to 30 days.

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Healing enema

10 grams of finely chopped herbs are immersed in a glass of boiling water and left for 1 hour. Then the liquid must be filtered, squeezing all the raw materials well. In a warm form and full volume, the infusion is injected into the rectum, the procedure is recommended at night. For a good result, it is desirable to keep the infusion inside longer. To conduct such procedures is necessary 1 time in 2 days, all it is desirable to make 10-15 enemas.

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Breast cancer

45 grams of dry leaves are immersed in a container of boiling water in the amount of 2 standard cups. After half an hour the mass must be filtered. Drink infusion should be one hour before a meal of 100 milliliters every 6 hours.

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40 grams of finely chopped dry top of the grass should be filled with vodka in the amount of 500 milliliters. For 14 days, the mass should be infused in a dark place, the contents should be shaken periodically. Take the drug you need before eating 3 times a day for 40 drops.

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Gastrointestinal tuberculosis

2 teaspoons of the stock of the wintergreen must be immersed in a container with 200 milliliters of boiling water and under a closed lid to insist for a mass of 30 minutes. The filtered infusion should be drunk 4 times a day for 50 milliliters.

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In 200 milliliters of boiling water you need to insist half a teaspoon of wintergreen for 15 minutes. Filtered infusion is taken during meals twice a day in the amount of half a tablespoon.

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Before using the powdered oil for the treatment of a particular disease, some contraindications should be studied. You can not take medicines based on wintergreen people who suffer from such ailments:

  • hypotension;
  • varicose veins;
  • thrombophlebitis;
  • elevated hemoglobin level;
  • hypertension;
  • increased blood clotting;
  • pregnancy;
  • breast-feeding.

As such, there are no contraindications to the use of wintergreen in gynecology, the exception is the individual intolerance of the plant and the above features.

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Harvesting and storage of

It is necessary to work on the preparation of wintergreen raw material during the flowering period of the plant.

The cut grass should be dried in a ventilated area where there is no access to direct sunlight. Lay the grass better in one layer, its height should not be more than 3 centimeters. Store the dried wintergreen in a dark, dry place, where the temperature should not exceed 25 degrees. Shelf life of raw materials is 1 year.

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