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Devyasil: medicinal properties and contraindications


Devyasil is a perennial plant that grows in meadows and woodlands.The representative of the flora looked very characteristic - the shape of the bush, the height of up to 2 meters, straight stems and bright flowers of medium size, which decorate its top and are located "umbrella".If you want to collect elecampane for therapeutic use yourself, then you need to choose those plants that have straight stems.By the way, the root of the plant in question is used in medicine and it must be at least 3 years old.Of course, younger plants will also have a curative effect, but not in full.

You can prepare raw materials as follows: dig out the elephant, release its root from the ground and the stem, wash and cut into thin plates.Dry the prepared raw material in the fresh air under the sun's rays for 2-3 days, constantly mixing. You can also use the oven, but in this case some of the nutrients from the root of the elecampane will evaporate.

Table of contents: Therapeutic properties of the roots of elecampane The use of elecampane in medicine

The healing properties of the roots of elecampane

Elecampane root The plant under consideration was recognized as medicinal due to its rich composition.In the root of elecampane, essential oils, wax, vitamin E, inulin, polysaccharide, various resins and saponins were identified.

This complex of useful substances makes useful the root of elecampane in bronchitis, pneumonia and colds, which are accompanied by coughing attacks.No less effective is the decoction from the medicinal plant under consideration and for stopping the aging processes - it is unlikely to stop the age-related changes( this is still not the elixir of youth), but to remove the moment of wrinkles formation, vision deterioration is quite realistic.

Very active decoction of the root of elecampane is used in the treatment of skin diseases - for example, if you add a concentrated broth from the roots of the plant in question, you can get rid of itching and irritation, inflammation in the localization of skin disease.

In the root of elecampane contains a lot of mucus, it is it that helps in the treatment of diseases of the organs of the gastrointestinal tract.

The use of elecampane in medicine

In folk medicine, the medicinal plant under consideration is used very often.Of course, independent use of the roots of elecampane is highly undesirable, because this can lead to a deterioration in health.Therefore, is recommended first to visit a specialist, undergo a course of treatment offered by the official / traditional medicine and only then use elecampane as an adjuvant that will speed up the recovery process.

Ointment based on elecampane

elecampane The dried roots of the plant in question must be ground to obtain a powdery mass.Then take a little pork internal fat and melt it in a water bath.As soon as the fat becomes liquid, the prepared elecampane root is added to it and mixed thoroughly.Store ready ointment in a cool place.To prepare this product you need to take 1 tablespoon of fat and half a teaspoon of crushed roots of elecampane.

Apply ointment for the treatment of burns, open wounds and skin diseases .You can just rub it into the affected area, you can impose a bandage.Ointment from the roots of elecampane and internal pork fat accelerates regeneration processes, relieves inflammation.

Infusion from the roots of elecampane

For its preparation, take 1 tablespoon of ground( not powdered) raw materials and pour 300 ml of boiling water, place the product in a thermos and insist for 30-60 minutes. Then the resulting product is filtered, cooled and used to treat:

  • peptic ulcer of the stomach and duodenum - drink 1 teaspoon three times daily before meals;
  • radiculitis - in the infusion moisten the gauze wipes and apply them to the places of intense pain for 10-20 minutes;
  • goiter - take inside 1 teaspoon 4 times a day at regular intervals and make appliqu├ęs around the neck.

Yeast infusion

In a three-liter jar put a handful of roots of elecampane, 100 grams of yeast( you need to use bakery, alcohol) and 500 grams of honey, pour everything with water to the "shoulders" of the can.The rubber glove is put on top of the jar, and the vessel is cleaned in a dark and warm place for 2-3 weeks.As soon as the fermentation process in the bank stops, you need to strain the agent and take 100 liters three times a day.Immediately after eating a yeast infusion, the patient should eat a teaspoon of honey.

Such treatment should be carried out with diagnosed osteochondrosis, and, regardless of the spine hotel in which the pathology developed. The course of treatment is 5 days.

Tea from the roots of elecampane

Decoction It is used to treat all diseases of the respiratory system that are accompanied by a cough. It is necessary to take 1 tablespoon of crushed roots of elecampane( not into powder), pour 1 liter of boiling water and insist 15 minutes.Drink this tea a glass 2-3 times a day, eating honey.You can put honey directly in the finished therapeutic tea - this will improve its taste, and enhance the healing effect of the remedy.

The duration of tea intake from elecampane is 7-10 days.

Vodka infusion

It is necessary to mix 2 cups of crushed elecampane roots with 500 ml of vodka, leave in a cool place for 9 days.Then the infusion obtained should be taken 1 teaspoon three times daily before meals.

This drug is excellent for tuberculosis, but it takes a long time - at least 3 months in a row.

Very useful is a drink made of elecampane with wine.It is necessary to pour 120 grams of roots of the medicinal plant under consideration to pour 500 ml of red wine( port or Cahors).Mass will put on a weak fire, and boil for 10 minutes.Next, the remedy is cooled, filtered and taken 50 ml three times a day.This infusion strengthens the body's immune system, improves the tone and elasticity of the walls of blood vessels, facilitates the condition in pathologies of the digestive system.

Please note: all products prepared on the basis of alcoholic beverages can be used only after the permission of the attending physician.In addition, treatment with alcoholic infusions of the roots of elecampane implies the refusal to drive vehicles.It is necessary to take into account in this case also the peculiarities of labor activity - for example, to the employees of the "First Aid", rescue structures it is necessary either to go to a sick leave or to change jobs.

Contraindications to the use of elecampane

It is absolutely forbidden to use any of the roots of elecampane for treatment for those who have kidney and heart disease.You can not use the beneficial properties of the plant in question and pregnant women, and those who are in the lactation period.

Devyasil has a mild antidiarrheal effect and therefore, with atonic constipation of chronic course, funds based on its roots are not recommended.

It is worth knowing that when an overdose of nonsense can "earn" poisoning, which will manifest classic symptoms - nausea and vomiting, dizziness and muscle weakness.

Devyasil is a medicinal plant whose useful properties are recognized as official medicine.You only need to apply it for treatment reasonably - consult a doctor, follow the recommended dosages for the duration of the course of treatment.

Tsygankova Yana Aleksandrovna, medical reviewer, therapist of the highest qualification category

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