For getting your pillows will suit absolutely any grass. Select combinations of plants depends on specific preferences as well as purpose made cushion. To purchase charges at any pharmacy, but it is much better and cheaper to make the mixture themselves. Freshly picked herbs should be dried in the sun or in special driers (dehydrator) at low temperatures. This method of procurement will allow to keep all useful properties and flavor. As a material for the manufacture of cushions it is preferable to use a dense cotton fabric.
The herbal pillow can solve different tasks: to relieve fatigue and anxiety, ease breathing and relieve snoring, improve heart function, but also serve as prevention of flu. By defining specific goals, you need to competently approach to the selection of the filler. For this it is necessary to know not only the beneficial properties of plants and their influence on the human body, but also to eliminate possible allergens. When selecting herbs, you should trust your intuition: the flavor should be like and not a cause for concern.
If the purpose of the manufacture of the pillow is the normalization of the emotional background, the choice of basis should give preference to the classic combination of chamomile and calendula. This proven tool is perfectly calm and present a pleasant summer emotions. For getting rid of insomnia is to take 150 grams of vervain, lavender and hops, adding 2 tbsp of root powder of violets. The flowers of the red clover will help to get rid of the annoying headaches. Tavolga, cornflower, lemon balm and Valerian will banish the bad thoughts and help you fall asleep faster. And snoring will deliver a combination of hops and tea leaves. To prepare the mix you need to take the hop cones, and dried leaves in the ratio of 1:1, adding 2 tbsp. of orris and 2 drops of eucalyptus essential oil.
In the manufacture of scented pillows for children should pay attention to the combination of chamomile and thyme with a couple drops of lavender essential oil. Such a filler will help in case the baby is often sick, suffering from sleep disorders and a lot naughty.
Excellent means of disease prevention will be the herb of yarrow, dry flowers lilac, black elderberry, sage, young shoots of pine needles, birch leaves, tansy, poplar leaves, scented geranium, marjoram and mugwort.
People suffering from variety of heart diseases, it is recommended to sleep on the cushions where the filler used cornflower. Most useful leaves and flowers collected at the beginning of the flowering period. Hop cones have a great soothing qualities and is indicated for angina. The leaves and stems of peppermint are used to prevent myocardial infarction.
For the treatment of diseases of the lungs can be recommended to young shoots of pine, have antibacterial properties. Also pay attention to the tansy, which not only has excellent anti-inflammatory effect, but also repels mosquitoes and other insects.
First time to sleep on the pillow with the herbs will be unfamiliar and not too comfortable. In this case, it is possible to place the headboard of the bed with a normal pillow.
In order to cushion as long as possible retain the aroma of herbs a day, it must be packaged in a plastic bag. And just before sleep is a bit of a shake to increase the odor.
Advice 2: What herb is good for the heart
Folk medicine holds many recipes that can support the work of the heart, to prevent premature "wear and tear" and become a good addition to the basic treatment. Teas and extracts of hawthorn, Valerian, mint, chicory and lovage not only useful but also delicious.
Delicious and healthy hawthorn
In fairness it should be noted that hawthorn is considered the main protector of the heart. The use of its fruits and flowers is able to tone the heart muscle and relieve the discomfort in the cardiac area. Thanks sweet, fragrant red berries, increases circulation to the coronary vessels and decreases blood pressure. A wide range of action makes it useful for both hypotensive and hypertensive patients. Pay attention to the hawthorn should those whose medical cards marked angina and atrial fibrillation.
To prepare 1 tbsp. l. berries of the hawthorn crush in a mortar and add 250 ml of boiling water. Capacity put in a water bath for a quarter of an hour. Chilled and strained broth take 1 / 3 Cup 30 minutes before meals, 2-3 times a day. A decoction of the flowers of hawthorn prepare in the same way.
Another recipe requires no water bath. Dried fruits and flowers mix in equal proportions. In a thermos pour 3 tbsp mixture and pour 1 liter of water. After insisting for 2 hours, the infusion strain and drink 200 ml three times a day 30 minutes before meals.
As preventive measures hawthorn add to the stewed fruit.
Everything you didn't know about valeriane
The composition of the plant includes substances that can have a positive impact on the neuro-muscular system of the heart. In addition, they have antispasmodic effect and the ability to dilate coronary vessels. "Valocordin" and "Carievale" that are familiar to people suffering from coronary insufficiency, tachycardia and cardiac pain heart defects, produced on the basis of Valerian.
To get a good result if long-term use of Valerian within 3-4 months. Be sure to require a break between courses, continuous intake of this plant can cause nausea and headache.
Two tablespoons valerianovyh roots pour 200 ml of hot water and put in a water bath for a quarter of an hour. After 40 minutes strain the infusion. Take 3 tablespoons three times a day 30 minutes after meals. For the preparation of cold brew 1 tablespoon root pour ½ Cup of cold water and leave to infuse for 24 hours. Strained infusion split into three doses and drink during the day.
Two girlfriends – mint and Melissa
Analgesic, antispasmodic, antiseptic – the merit of mint. Thanks to the mint infusion is the stimulation of cardiac activity, so it is indicated for those who suffer from angina.
Teaspoon mint leaves and place in a thermos and pour 200 ml of hot water, steep for 20 minutes. Drink the infusion on an empty stomach, 30 minutes before Breakfast.
Melissa, in turn, positively affects the heart rate, relieves spasms and soothes. Systemic administration of the decoction will help to get rid of the attacks of tachycardia and shortness of breath.
Three teaspoons of herb, place into a thermos, pour 300 ml of boiling water and insist 2 - 2.5 hours. The resulting broth, strain, take 1/3 Cup three times a day an hour after eating.