You will need
- - burdock root;
- - water.
For the preparation of decoctions and infusions need annual roots of burdock. To determine the appropriate plant is not so difficult — floral baskets it missing. After the ripening of the roots of burdock become sluggish, the amount of nutrients in them decreases sharply, therefore, it is crucial to dig up the plant. Wash fresh roots from the earth, cut the leaves and stems. Finely chop the raw material and dry in a warm room.
Prepare the following decoction for hair care. One and a half tablespoons of dried roots of burdock pour a glass of boiling water. Cook them on slow heat for 15-20 minutes, then turn off the gas and wait until the liquid cools. Strain the finished broth and use it for hours. Useful to RUB the liquid into the scalp and rinse her hair after washing. The same decoction can be used for washing, it perfectly cleanses and smoothes the skin.
For the treatment of skin diseases (boils, eczema, rash), use the broth similar to that described above. The method of cooking is no different, the only difference is the proportions. Per Cup of boiling water required dessert spoon of crushed roots of burdock. Rinse this broth inflamed skin 2-3 times a day. With stomatitis can use this tool to mouthwash.
For internal use is preferable to the infusion of the root of burdock. A teaspoon of dried material, pour in a thermos and pour in Cup of boiling water. In the morning pour the infusion into a jar, cool and strain. In diseases of the gastrointestinal tract take it a third of a Cup half an hour before meals three times a day. Rheumatism — immediately after a meal. Kidney disease and incontinence — 200 ml for the night. To cleanse the body of toxins — the same dose but in the morning on an empty stomach.
Advice 2 : How to insist burdock root
The root of burdock is a medicinal plant that is known for its healing properties. It is used not only in medicine but also in cosmetology, making decoctions and oil extracts to care for skin and hair.
Take a tablespoon of crushed roots of burdock pour and in the evening a glass of cold boiled water. In the morning boil on low heat for about 2-3 minutes after boiling. Inside, take a tablespoon 3-4 times a day. This infusion helps in the treatment of many diseases, including tumours of different origin.
If you have forgotten the evening to soak the roots of burdock, cook more than a simple infusion. Pour a tablespoon of raw 250 ml of boiling water and put in a water bath for 20 minutes or just boil for 10 minutes.
Make a more concentrated infusion, if you need to use it due to cancer, delayed menstruation, rheumatism, allergies and other deviations. Take 4-6 tablespoons of the roots of burdock, mixed in equal proportions with inflorescences, pour 200-300 ml of cold water. Insist at room temperature for 12 hours, then boil for 15 minutes.
Oil infusion you can wipe the problem areas of the body such as eczema, allergies, bone disease. Lightly pour the crushed roots of burdock oil or sunflower oil (2 tbsp of Raw materials per 100 ml of oil). Steep in the refrigerator for 3-5 days, then strain and use as directed.
Alcohol infusion best taken in limited quantities. But if you need to prepare a lot of raw materials, use this recipe. Add 4 tablespoons of the roots of burdock in a bottle of vodka or moonshine. Steep for at least 15 days, occasionally shaking the container. Take inside before a meal 40 drops, or RUB the body.
The broth for the recovery of the hair cooks very quickly. Pour 2 tablespoons of the roots of liter of boiling water, steep until water has cooled to room temperature. Rinse the hair after shampooing.
Remember that herbal medicine is only suitable as a supplementary therapy. It can not replace medication.
Advice 3 : From what diseases helps burdock
Unpretentious, everywhere growing burdock, is a unique plant that is widely used in the treatment of many diseases. For the preparation of medicines based burdock used all its parts: root, leaves, flowers, seeds.
The use of burdock in diseases
It is scientifically proven that burdock, and common burdock has healing properties, so its popularity is so high. Most often used for the treatment of burdock root first (it is collected only in autumn) or second (going in late spring or summer) year of life. Burdock root is rich in various beneficial ingredients, including essential oils, resin, polysaccharide, insulin, protein, vitamin C, mineral salts, fat-like substance and tanning. Based on it, preparing all sorts of decoctions, infusions, powders, extracts and excerpts.
Thanks to its composition of unique substances of this medicinal plant is diuretic, diaphoretic, analgesic and choleretic action. Quite often, the treatment burdock is used by dermatologists. Having excellent healing properties, the juice of the fresh leaves of burdock is effective in trauma, burns, or long-healing wounds. It is also able to relieve itching and allergic manifestations on the skin. Burdock decoction perfectly helps in the treatment of boils, various rashes, acne, herpes, psoriasis. Compresses from fresh leaves of burdock is used in osteochondrosis, rheumatism, diseased joints.
The presence of laxative, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antidiabetic effect is one of the most valuable properties of burdock. Using the infusion of the roots of burdock, you can cure stomach ulcers, gastritis, kidney disease. Along with this, this infusion has been successfully used in inflammation of the mucous membranes (mouth, throat, nose, stomach, intestines). Also it is recommended to use burdock as a preventive measure against calcification and kidney stones. Daily use of decoction of burdock has a restorative effect on the entire body.
Burdock is effective in diseases of the female body. The juice from the leaves will help in the fight against uterine fibroids, the root – in heavy uterine bleeding and a fresh sheet will eliminate the pain during the inflammation of the mammary glands during lactation.
Contraindications to treatment
Thistle, like most medicinal plants, has a wide range of contraindications. The main of them is the idiosyncrasy and the use during pregnancy or lactation. Before application it is necessary to consult a specialist.