Useful properties of motherwort

For therapeutic and cosmetic purposes use the herb, the leaves and rhizomes of plants. Using motherwort to treat many diseases.
In the composition of motherwort include:
- essential oils;
- tanning substances;
- vitamin a;
- vitamin C;
- glycosides;
- flavonoids;
- sugar;
- mineral salts;
- pigments.

Motherwort is used to treat disorders and diseases of the nervous system: hysteria, neurosis, epilepsy and neurosis of the cardiovascular nature. Medicine of motherwort help to cope with sleep disorders and headache. Use them for lowering blood pressure and as a means to remove the spasms of the brain. Also this plant is used as diuretic medicine. It helps to cope with gynecological problems: dysmenorrhea, menstrual disorder, painful bleeding.
Motherwort tincture is used to treat dermatitis and skin rashes.

In the popular cosmetic tincture and decoction of the motherwort is used to care for porous, prone to acne skin. Water and alcohol tinctures are used for General strengthening of the nervous system and treatment of dystonia, psychasthenia, various forms of neurosis. With the same purpose, take a bath with the addition of an extract or decoction of this plant.
Grass motherwort should be collected during flowering.

A positive effect motherwort and certain disorders of the digestive tract. Infusions and decoctions of the plant have analgesic and antispasmodic in diseases such as gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer, pancreatitis, colitis.
To fall asleep would be much easier if you sleep on a pillow stuffed with dry grass Leonurus.

Using the broth to stop gastric and uterine bleeding. Lotions with a decoction of motherwort is used to stop bleeding in injuries of the skin.

Harm motherwort

In some cases, the motherwort can cause allergies and also have contraindications, so take it only under medical supervision.

It is impossible to use preparations on the basis of motherwort during pregnancy and after the abortion, as they can stimulate uterine contractions.

You should not use motherwort to people whose work requires high concentration, because of the ability of the plant to cause drowsiness.