Chamomile: useful properties
Chamomile - one of the best natural healers. With its help, many diseases can be treated: colds, diseases of the internal organs, and "female" diseases. It helps with hemorrhoids, and with diseases of the joints. In short, chamomile, the beneficial properties of which we consider in this article - one of the most useful plants in nature for humans. It is also very important that it has practically no contraindications.
Chamomile - useful properties
There are several kinds of chamomile, but the pharmacy is the most useful of them. Her healing properties were known in Russia in ancient times. Infusion of chamomile rinsed throats, drank them to cure the stomach, kidneys, and other digestive organs, soared legs, even made ointments based on it, even ointments, thus curing skin diseases. We knew very well about the daisy in India, where it was used, approximately, for the same purposes.
In the daisy (more precisely - in its flowers) contains everything that is needed for the treatment of the above diseases. This is an essential oil, and tannins, and minerals, as well as carotene, glucose and various useful acids: stearic, salicylic, palmitic, linoleic, oleic.It is desirable to collect chamomile pharmacy from mid-June until mid-late August - this is the time of its full bloom. You can dry chamomile in the shade, or you can use an oven or even a special cupboard for this. Only the temperature in the oven should be set low - no more than 40 degrees.
Medicinal properties of chamomile against colds
Few substances can be compared with chamomile for antiseptic and anti-inflammatory effects. That is why it can be used for colds of any type, including those with severe forms such as sore throat, flu or bronchitis (of course, together with other drugs). In addition to the usual rinse infusion of chamomile, there are very good recipes that help it from angina.
- We take daisy flowers and sage in proportions of 3 to 1 at the rate of 1 tbsp. (tablespoon) of the mixture in 1 tbsp. (glass) boiling water. Now pour the mixture with boiling water, insist 15 minutes, filter and rinse with her throat. It is better to brew the infusion of rhinestone in large quantities, since rinsing with angina is required every hour.
- We take chamomile flowers and linden flowers in proportions of 3 to 2 (1 tbsp per cup).Also pour boiling water and insist. You need to gargle in the same way.
- We take chamomile baskets and fill them with boiling water (1 tbsp baskets per cup of boiling water). After that, on the tip, you need to add boric acid. Next, put the infusion on the stove and cook on low heat for 7 minutes under the lid. After this, the infusion needs to be cooled and filtered - rinse is ready.
The healing properties of chamomile for the stomach
Chamomile helps against a variety of gastrointestinal diseases. This gastritis, and colitis, including chronic, and weak bile secretion, and fermentation and flatulence. The recipe for chamomile in these cases is very simple: 1 tbsp. Chamomile flowers need to be poured with one glass of boiling water and infused for 15-20 minutes. You need to drink the infusion 4 times a day, one quarter cup.
From an upset stomach is good and this recipe: you need to take 1 tbsp. chamomile and mint, half a spoonful of pomegranate peel and pour it all 1 liter of boiling water. To insist on this mixture should be within 2 hours, and drink according to the same scheme as in the previous recipe: 4 times a day for one-quarter cup. Chamomile is also effective pharmacy and as part of various fees, many of which are sold in pharmacies.
Chamomile in cosmetology and gynecology
Chamomile is actively used for cosmetology purposes because it has excellent moisturizing, anti-inflammatory, whitening and disinfecting properties. It also stimulates blood circulation very well. Chamomile extract is used for acne, neurodermatitis, eczema and other inflammatory diseases of the skin. To prepare the infusion, take 2 tbsp. chamomile and pour boiling water (0.5 liters), then insist in a dark place for about 15 minutes. This infusion can wipe the skin, as well as make compresses and applications with it. By the way, this infusion also helps very well from hemorrhoids (especially if used in the form of applications).
Also, due to its excellent anti-inflammatory qualities, chamomile can significantly reduce inflammatory processes in the female genital organs - namely, more than 50% of women's visits to a gynecologist by statistics are related to this. In gynecology, chamomile extract is also used for applications, but even better action can be achieved with the help of douching. Just make sure that the infusion of chamomile when douching was approximately equal to the body temperature.In general, the chamomile pharmaceutical properties of which are so diverse, is truly a universal healer.
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