The beneficial properties of motherwort

In the grass Leonurus contain essential oils, alkaloids, ascorbic acid, glycosides, saponins, flavonoids, sugar and tannins, bitterness, and other valuable items. So, due to the high content of alkaloids of Leonurus herb is indicated for diseases of the digestive system to restore the heart muscle, lower blood pressure.

Drugs, prepared on the basis of a grass of Leonurus, have antibacterial and soothing action. However, prescribers in the treatment of neuralgia and heart disease, a weakened immune system and for normalization of sleep.
Reception tincture of motherwort increases the effectiveness of anticonvulsants.

As in house conditions to prepare a tincture of motherwort

For the preparation of an alcohol tincture you will need dried grass motherwort (1 part) and alcohol (5 parts). Raw material is poured with alcohol, after which the mixture is moved to a glass dish that are tightly sealed and put in a dark cool place. Insist drug 30-31 day carefully shake the contents of the bottle. The mixture is filtered. The dose of tincture (30-35 drops) dilute with 1/2 tbsp of cold boiled water. Take this remedy three-four times a day. In potency motherwort tincture is many times greater than the tincture of Valerian.

If an alcohol tincture is contraindicated, it is recommended to take the drug is water-based. Such drugs are often prescribed to pregnant women, lactation, children and persons with alcohol dependence. To make the drug, you will need 2 tbsp. l. chopped dry grass Leonurus and 2 cups of water. Grass pour boiling water, insist in a thermos for at least 3 hours, then filtered. The aqueous extract of motherwort take 30 minutes before meals for 1/4 Cup, three times a day. Treatment course lasts 2-3 months.
Contraindications: thrombosis, thrombophlebitis, hypotension, bradycardia, and age of 2 years.

In addition, prepare the infusion can and in this recipe: 13-15 g of dry powdered herb pour 200 ml of boiling water, cover the container lid and placed in a water bath for 15 minutes. When the mixture from time to time stir. Then the drug insist 40-45 minutes and filtered. The prepared infusion was diluted with cold boiled water to 200 ml. Take twice a day an hour before meals for 1/3 Cup.