Root and burdock leaf: medicinal properties and application
There is a large number of plants livingon our sites as weeds. We see only harm and do not always correctly assess the benefits that they can bring. This is fully relevant to the mug. There are many of its varieties. But most often there is a large burdock, or burdock. This is a two-year-old plant. When burdock grows in favorable conditions, it can be in the growth of a man with spreading leaves, a powerful stalk and an inflorescence in the form of spines appearing in the second year. This plant has a powerful root system. Capturing a certain territory, it suppresses other vegetation and remains the sole master.
In medicine, a root and a burdock leaf are used. The healing properties of these parts of the plant are undeniable. And all thanks to the fact that the burdock contains a number of chemical compounds that will help cope with many ailments. For example, it contains as much ascorbic acid as there is in no other plant, vegetable or fruit. Therefore, to increase the immunity and strengthen the walls of blood vessels, often used directly, that is, added to salads, burdock leaves.
Therapeutic properties of burdock in Russia, however, have becomeused relatively recently. But the Chinese and the Japanese have long been using this product. Roots of burdock contain polysaccharides, especially a substance such as inulin, which is indispensable for diabetics. In addition, it has anthocyanin, carotene, sitosterol, tannins. They help to cope with digestive problems, strengthen the heart and blood vessels.
Root and burdock leaf in folk medicineapply quite widely. They help with joint pain, in the treatment of colds and lung diseases, can help with chronic constipation. In case there are problems with the kidneys, and other methods of treatment are contraindicated, a burdock leaf will help. The healing properties of this chati plants are also used in cosmetology. Who does not know about burdock oil and how it is good for the skin and hair? It is a part of many cosmetic products, being their active component.
How to use the root and the burdock? Are their healing properties preserved in any treatment? The most useful are parts of the burdock of the first year of growth. They contain the maximum concentration of biologically active substances. It should be harvested in the spring.
Here are a few recipes
In patients with joints, the leaves arethe other side, about 8-10 pieces. This sandwich is tied to a sore spot for the night. 10 procedures allow you to forget about pain for a long time when driving.
Control the level of sugar will help decoction,made from the roots of thistles, dry bean leaves and blueberry leaves. All ingredients are filled with water, put on fire in a water bath. After boiling, you need to hold for 5 more minutes. Take three quarters of a glass at least 5 times a day.
Very often skin problems signalserious malfunctions in internal organs. The cause of intoxication can become microorganisms. Coping with them will help the root and a sheet of burdock, the medicinal properties of which contribute to the cleansing of the liver and intestines. To do this, take the juice of these parts of the plant (you can get it with a juicer) and drink 2 tablespoons 3 times a day.