Spicy and medicinal herbs

Meadowsweet - medicinal properties and contraindications, tea with tavolga


Meadowsweet, or meadowsweet, as it is also called, is a herbaceous plant that is widespread in Central Europe, as well as in Central Asia and Mongolia. Straight and ribbed stem up to one and a half meters thickly covered with leaves. Their upper side is smooth, dark green, and the bottom has a whitish hue. Numerous fragrant white flowers are combined into paniculate inflorescences. Labaznika bloom begins in May and lasts until August. Meadowsweet prefers wet places - swamps, shores of ponds, clearings and wet forest glades.

The healing properties of the Labaznika

In folk medicine since the middle of the 17th century, the meadowsweet is used to treat many diseases. The healing properties and contraindications of this plant were already described by healers and passed down from generation to generation. Meadowsweet was used as a means of wound healing, hemostatic, bactericidal, anti-inflammatory, sedative and anthelmintic. Modern scientists have shown that high antiviral activity of meadowsweet can improve the functioning of the liver in cleaning the body of toxins and slags.


The plant is not toxic, but it should be used with caution to people who have low blood pressure, poor blood clotting, and constipation. Labaznik-based products are contraindicated for pregnant women and children under 12 years of age.

In the official pharmacology of our country not to meet such a plant as a meadow-ground. Medicinal properties and its contraindications are officially marked on the territory of other states. But in our country as a medicine, this plant is used with great success.

Indications for use

For what diseases are not used grass meadowsweet! The properties of each part of this plant have their positive effect on various health problems. Various broths, tinctures, and ointments are prepared on the basis of meadowsweet.

From the flowers make infusions that help with conjunctivitis, catarrh of the stomach, chronic cholecystitis, with colds.

The decoction of the stems and leaves of meadowsweet, due to its astringent properties, is known as a remedy for diarrhea, and is also used to increase blood pressure, nervous disorders, pneumonia, bronchitis, and inflammation of the urinary tract.

Labaznik root is used for the treatment of joints, cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, and also as a means for the rapid healing of wounds and burns.

Thus, products prepared on the basis of this herb have a very wide range of action - from herpes to cancer.

The use of root labaznika for medicinal purposes

Positive results, which are observed when using rhizomes for treatment, make the meadowsweet just indispensable. Medicinal properties and contraindications of remedies based on root of meadowsweet are described in detail in many sources. For a long time, this part of the plant has been used to treat rheumatism, gout, epilepsy and dysentery. This is an effective tool to reduce blood viscosity and prevent thrombophlebitis. After a heart attack, when the drug "Aspirin" is contraindicated, a decoction from the root of the meadowwort will come to the rescue. Place dried roots in water and hold for 15-20 minutes in a water bath. On 1 liter of water - 20 g of roots. To accept inside to 4 times a day on 50 ml. As a compress, this decoction is an excellent tool for festering wounds and ulcers. To solve skin problems, you can make an ointment: 100 g of petroleum jelly and 20 g of powdered roots of meadowsweet mixed and lubricated problem areas of the skin daily.

Hypertensives are recommended for half an hour before a meal, take an infusion from the roots of meadowsweet 3 times a day and 1 tbsp. a spoon. Preparation of the infusion: pour this part of the plant in shredded form with hot water and put into a water bath for 15 minutes, then insist for an hour, strain through a layer of gauze and top up with boiled water to its original volume.

For diseases of the stomach, the logweed is also used. Tincture made from it has an antibacterial and healing effect. It requires 100 g of root and 500 ml of vodka. Insist 3 weeks, then take with water - 20 drops of tincture per half glass of water three times a day for 20-30 minutes before meals.

The prepared ointment is effective against burns, ulcers. Pour the powder on the ground for the powder in the ground (1: 5 ratio), insist for 12 hours, strain and apply a gauze bandage soaked in this ointment for 6-7 hours, fixing it with a bandage.

Preparation of remedies from the meadowsweet flowers

Alcoholic tincture of meadowsweet flowers is used for diseases of the digestive system, chronic cholecystitis, rheumatism, diabetes, and hepatitis. Meadowsweet inflorescences pour vodka, add sugar, shake well, and put in a dark place for 10-13 days. To prepare you will need 1 liter of vodka, 50 g of flowers and 20 g of sugar. Take 1 spoon up to 3 times a day.

In the period of colds in the fall and winter can help the infusion, which also uses this flower. Meadowsweet has the ability to kill germs, strengthen the immune system, so it is recommended for influenza and acute respiratory infections. Using the infusion of flowers at the earliest stage of the disease can be cured in a day. Such a tool is better to have at hand always, so it is worth preparing it for future use. A 0.5 l glass jar filled with buds should be filled with cold water, covered with a lid and infused for 12 hours. So that the medicine can be stored all winter, it is diluted with calendula tincture (can be purchased at the pharmacy).

In order to prevent oncological diseases, a special infusion of flowers and leaves of meadowsweet, prepared in a thermos, is used: pour the boiling water (500 ml) with a dry mixture (2 tablespoons). Take 4 times a day, 50 ml.

When colds and sore throat helps tea from meadowsweet. It is not only useful, but also surprisingly tasty drink. Therefore, it is used during diets, and to normalize the metabolism.

Ointment made from the flowers of meadowsweet will help to cope with such a problem as psoriasis. For its preparation mixes 10 g of crushed inflorescences and 40 g of petroleum jelly (can be replaced with baby cream). Lubricate the foci of psoriasis on the skin every day at least 3 times a day.

How to harvester

To get the maximum result from the use of medicinal plants, they need to be harvested in a timely manner. Not an exception here and a Labaznik. Photos of this plant, found in the literature, will help not to be mistaken in the collection. In summer, when the flowering period comes, the aboveground part of the meadowsweet is harvested. The grass is dried in a place protected from the sun and put in glass jars. In a dry dark place it can be stored for 3 years. The underground part of the Labaznik should be dug out in late autumn. Thoroughly peeled and rinsed with cold water, the roots should be spread on a thin layer of fabric and dried.

Groundwort varieties

About two dozen varieties of Labaznik has. Medicinal properties and contraindications of each differ little.

In the European part of Russia, in Siberia and the Caucasus, the meadowsweet is widespread. This variety is famous for the fact that its flowers help relieve hangover. In addition, it is used for urolithiasis.

The most commonly found meadowsweet. Its inflorescences consist of a large number of small white flowers. This is a wonderful honey plant, a treat for bees. Due to its compactness it is used for decoration of flower beds and flower beds. Very attractive fern leaves and beautiful inflorescences make this a Labaznika a real garden decoration. Photos of him can often be found on the pages of magazines on landscape design. It rightfully takes its place among the most beautiful plants.

Meadowsweeper is so named because of its flowers, each having 6 petals. Inflorescences of white or pink color have an amazing honey smell. The stem of this plant, the lower part of which is covered with ovoid leaves, reaches a height of 170 cm.

Native to the North American Labaznik red. The powerful reddish stalk of this plant sometimes reaches a height of up to 2 m. Bright fruits adorn the red Labazhnik red until late autumn. This variety is known more as a decorative labaznik. Healing properties and contraindications are described very little. The plant is very resistant to low temperatures and easily tolerates even 35 degrees of frost.

Growing conditions

Meadowsweet - a plant very unpretentious, resistant to frost and does not require any special preparation for the winter period. Prefers soils moist and fertile. But when planting the land should not be too wet - abundant watering is important in the summer.

It is possible to propagate the Labaznik by both segments of rhizomes and seeds. It is best to land in late autumn. Between plants it is necessary to maintain a distance of 40 to 50 cm. Sponge can grow at one place for a long time, it is worthwhile to work on its transplant no earlier than five years from now.

Grass Meadowsweet - what it is, what it looks like, photos, how it grows

Meadowsweet - This is a perennial herb. It grows in forest and steppe areas, mainly in marshy territories almost everywhere in Russia.

Meadowsweet has about 10 varieties, but only 4 species are used in folk medicine - meadowsweet, six-petal, meadowsweet and redgrass.

Another name for meadowsweet - spiraea or ground nuts, royal carnation.

Do not confuse it with the Lungwort. She is not one of the Labaznika names. Confusion is due to the similar smell of these plants.

Shepherd has a rich composition, and is a cure for many diseases. In Europe, it was called the queen of the fields, probably the name of such a plant has received for the characteristic honey smell and the whiteness of the fields at the time of flowering of its inflorescences-panicles, thickets of which are still poetically called white foam surfand the healing properties of meadowsweet are extensive.

Useful healing properties of the Labaznika

What is useful labaznik?

  • Aerial parts and flowers differ in their chemical composition. Flowers contain heparin. Its main property is blood thinning. Therefore, the meadowsweet is recommended to be used for such diseases as: thrombophlebitis, varicose veins. In addition, salicylates are present in large quantities in the plant - and this results in the use of a sort of “herbal aspirin” practically without all the side effects of the pharmacological drug.
  • The plant lowers blood pressure and is used to treat and prevent stroke.
  • In the study of the properties of this plant was observed similarities with ginkgo biloba. They are used to improve brain function, also affect memory.
  • In the study of plants, it was found in such substances as - spiramins. Their main property is the prevention of oxygen starvation.
  • The cytostatic effect of the Labaznik was noticed. The plant affects the tumor, slowing its growth. Used for the prevention of neoplastic diseases.
  • Meadowsweet has antiviral activity. It is used for flu, acute respiratory viral infections, herpes diseases.
  • Due to the content of ascorbic acid in its composition has an immunomodulatory and tonic effect.
  • Infusions and decoctions are used to reduce body temperature. Reduces inflammation, is used for bronchitis.
  • Meadowsweet has an astringent taste due to its tannin content. It is a popular treatment for indigestion.

Beneficial effect on the function of the gastrointestinal tract. The plant has anti-inflammatory and analgesic activity. It is used to relieve pain during exacerbation of gastritis.

Also affects the secretion of gastric juice, lowers the level of hydrochloric acid, therefore, the indication is heartburn.

To reduce the level of hydrochloric acid, the plant is used as an infusion.

  • Because of its anti-inflammatory activity, the plant is used to treat skin diseases and inflammatory processes in the oral cavity. Relieves pain, inflammation and tightens wounds.

To relieve toothache is used decoction of groundwort in the form of lotions and rinsing.

  1. It is used in inflammatory diseases of the gums, the shell of the oral cavity,
    • inflammation, rash, ulceration and infectious processes of the skin,
    • used as an antiseptic to irrigate infected and purulent wounds,
    • for the prevention and treatment of inflammation in contact with dirt and bacteria in the eyes, as a wash.

Chauffeur tea has sedative properties. For a good sleep, you can drink tea before bedtime. To improve the effect, meadowsweet is combined with natural honey.

Do not combine a few soothing plants. For example, combine labaznik with melissa, motherwort or mint. Doctors do not recommend this, as there may be a negative effect on the liver.

The plant in the form of tea does not give a strong sedative effect, but acts only as a light sedative. For a more calming calm, more plant concentration is needed. For this purpose, use alcohol tincture of the root.

Indications: prolonged stressful situations, hypersensitivity to stimuli, inability to cope with their emotions. Alcohol tincture of the root of the plant can be purchased at the pharmacy.

And this is not the whole benefit of the Labaznik, we continue to review this plant ...

  • Due to its sedative effect and ability to relieve pain and spasms, the plant is used for headaches of various etiologies. This drink is shown to people with meteo dependence.
  • Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, the meadowsweet is used for inflammation of the joints and muscles. With complex treatment helps to relieve inflammation, pain and feelings of aches in the limbs.
  • The diuretic property of the plant is used in diseases of the bladder, kidneys and heart, to relieve swelling of various nature. Labaznik also has a diaphoretic property.

Meadowsweet for weight loss

Meadowsweet, when properly applied, can help in getting rid of extra pounds. First, it is a diuretic, therefore, the body will not retain excess water. Secondly, tea with a small-leaf shrub gives the drink a sweet taste, but does not increase sugar in the blood. It can be drunk for people with diabetes, and to taste it is much nicer than stevia.

Labaznik plant used in gynecology. Indications: inflammatory diseases of the female genital organs.
In addition, the plant helps with diseases of the thyroid gland, is used as an anthelmintic agent, is used for convulsive conditions, multiple sclerosis, disorders of cerebral circulation.

Use in life and cosmetology

This plant is used to decorate the garden. On the plot where the meadowsweet grows, there will always be a pleasant smell.

In the south of Russia, Labaznika roots are eaten. The leaves of the plant have a sour taste, they are added to salads and soups. The plant contains many useful substances and a large amount of ascorbic acid. This is a good vitamin supplement to food.

If there are small wounds on the body, rashes, then add to the sauna broom a couple of branches. This broom relieves inflammation and promotes healing of wounds and abrasions.

In cosmetology the meadowsweet is used in the fight against oily inflammatory skin. Broth or infusion lubricate the skin, which is covered with acne, and prone to fat. With inflammatory diseases of the scalp rinse hair with broth.

They make powder from the meadowsweet powder, which is sprinkled with wounds, abrasions, acne. Use for diaper rash, and as a powder in children's practice. Meadowsweet is a good additive to natural cosmetic cream.

Meadowsweet has a pleasant persistent odor that repels insects. It is enough to smear the open skin with the flower of the plant.

Meadowsweet in the recipes of traditional medicine

  • Meadowsweet is used for female infertility, it contributes to the resorption of adhesions and has anti-inflammatory effect, restores the patency of the fallopian tubes.

To do this, prepare the infusion of a mixture of herbs in equal proportions (flowers of meadowsweed, lime blossom, black-leaved fireweed (Ivan-tea) and clover) mix and take as tea 3-4 cups a day. For one glass of infusion need a tablespoon of the collection.

  • Meadowsweet applied to the treatment of joints and oncology, roots of meadowsweet are taken.

2 tablespoons of crushed roots for half a liter of water to keep in a water bath for 40-50 minutes, let it stand, take 50 grams four times a day, the remaining product should be stored in the refrigerator.

  • Tincture of grass of meadowsweet useful for the treatment of burns, purulent wounds, trophic ulcers.

To prepare it, take 100 g of medicinal raw materials, 250 ml of water and 250 ml of vodka, leave for 10 days.

Также из такой настойки делают примочки при невралгии, артрите и артрозе, ревматизме, неврите тройничного и лицевого нервов.

  • Meadowsweet flowers, ground into flour, are used for sweating feet. And if you mix this flour with petroleum jelly, you get a wonderful ointment for psoriasis, to relieve the symptoms with this tool, you need to lubricate the plaques three times a day.

Grass groundwort or meadowsweet: description

Many know about medical properties of meadowsweet. This unusually useful medicinal herb grows in shady, humid places: in a lowland, in a swamp, on the shore of reservoirs. She tends to hide in hard to reach places. In this regard, it is rather inconvenient to collect medicinal raw materials of meadowsweet for the preparation of useful medicines. Many people think that it is better to buy tea from marshmallow at the pharmacy than to go into the marsh for this medicinal herb. However, medicinal raw materials that are sold in a pharmacy are sometimes of poor quality and can be stored in the wrong conditions.

Therefore, if there is an opportunity to independently prepare this grass with many useful properties, you should not miss this opportunity. For the manufacture of medicinal teas, decoctions and infusions, mainly root of meadowsweet is used. However, the leaves and flowers of meadowsweet also have useful properties, so it is best to harvest the plants entirely. It is also necessary to keep in mind that different parts of the plant have different properties.

The main features of meadowsweet:

  • The plant has leaves that resemble rowan leaves in their form: small oval leaves are placed on one stalk on both sides,
  • The meadowsweet or meadowsweet flowers can be white, yellowish or “champagne spray” colors,
  • The meadowsweet inflorescence is a high panicle on which several small flowers are attached,
  • Flowers have a sweet aroma.

Meadowsweet is a plant familiar to beekeepers. Meadowsweet ordinary - great honey. Honey from meadowsweet is very useful and is also used in the treatment of various acute and chronic diseases.

Meadowsweet: medicinal properties

At the meadowsweet useful properties are the following:

  • Stops the blood. Shepherd is used in the treatment of bleeding wounds, with heavy and painful menstruation, with dangerous uterine bleeding caused by premature termination of pregnancy,
  • It is a powerful antidote.. Those who like to go to the swamp for cranberries or mushrooms are well aware of this property. If a viper has bitten on a swamp of a mushroom picker or berryberry, it is necessary to grind the meadowsweet flower in its hands and attach it to the bite. The sap of the plant will draw the poison out of the wound, and the deadly bite will do no harm. This method can also be used in the case of bites of rabid dogs or foxes,
  • Reduces seizure intensity,
  • Prevents the spread of inflammation,
  • A beneficial effect on the condition of the joints, relieves joint pains in arthritis, arthrosis, rheumatism, gout and other diseases of the joints.

Meadowsweet tea and honey are traditionally used in traditional medicine in the treatment of diseases of the upper and lower respiratory tract, acute respiratory diseases, bronchitis and pneumonia. The most important advantage of Labaznik is that this medicinal plant is practically does not cause allergies. In this regard, blood oil can be applied to those who suffer from allergies and bronchial asthma.

However, it is still not recommended for children to make tea from meadowsweet, because there are cases of individual intolerance to this healing herb.

Shelter is considered natural antibiotic. It kills pathogenic bacteria and helps to bring out parasites. Meadowsweet is often included in the composition of anthelmintic herbal pharmaceutical production. This plant is included in the official register of Russian medicinal plants used in the domestic pharmaceutical industry.

Usually tea, infusions and decoctions are made from the plant. Tea can be drunk as usual tea, but between courses it is necessary to take breaks. Can be used both individually and in combination with other medicinal plants, as part of various fees.

Harvesting herbs, meadowsweet and ordinary harvesting of medicinal raw materials

To go for the meadowsweet you need in rubber boots and in closed clothes. It grows mainly in swamps, where there are many mosquitoes, other blood-sicking insects and poisonous snakes, so you should take care of suitable clothing in advance. The plant usually does not grow alone, but in groups. Exit to the meadow, where the meadowsweet grows, you can, focusing on the sweet aroma. You will not confuse a smell with anything. You should take along a small sharp spatula and basket in order to fold the plants there. They dig up the meadowsweet entirely, along with the roots. Then the plant is shaken off the ground and placed in a basket. When harvesting medicinal raw materials should be borne in mind the following:

  • It is not necessary to collect wilderness, if it grows near the reservoir, which is located next to a country road. The exhaust gases of passing cars are deposited on the leaves and flowers of the plant, and it becomes poisonous,
  • When collecting medicinal plants in the swamp, you should follow safety precautions. You need to move very carefully so as not to get bogged down. In no case can not make sudden movements. You can not come close to the edge of the swamp, and you should not get up on the hummocks,
  • You need to collect only those plants that look healthy and strong: they have large flowers, green leaves,
  • Unsuitable for collection should be considered plants that look faded, have yellowish, lifeless leaves and faded flowers.

At home, every plant should be dust and dry. Can be used for drying automatic dryer for fruits, berries and medicinal plants. Store raw materials should be in a dark and dry place. If during storage the medicinal raw material becomes covered with mold bloom, it is impossible to use it for making decoctions and infusions.

Meadowsweet in the treatment and prevention of cancer

Dried flowers, leaves and roots are used in the prevention and treatment of cancer. Useful substances contained in this plant inhibit the growth and reproduction of cancer cells, as well as improve the overall well-being of patients suffering from cancer. If you begin labradian treatment at an early stage of cancer, you can completely stop the development of the tumor. Doctors oncologists know cases where the use of medicinal decoctions and infusions of meadowsweet, in combination with other medicines, has led to the healing of uterine cancer and prostate cancer.

Treatment with the beneficial properties of the grass meadowsweet: practical recommendations

Meadowsweet is a very useful medicinal herb. However, when it comes to such serious diseases, you should not completely switch to herbal treatment. In these cases, the use of infusions and decoctions of the meadowsweet must be combined with drugs of industrial production. Regarding the compatibility of the Labaznik with other drugs should consult with your doctor.

In addition to medicinal properties, meadowsweet has another interesting feature. If you use decoctions and infusions of this herb to wash your hair, you can stop hair loss and accelerate their growth. These tools help with age baldness and baldness caused by stress or various diseases. Hair noticeably strengthened, become long and cease to fall out soon after the start of treatment.

Meadowsweet or meadowsweet is a plant known from ancient times to healers and herbalists. In Russia, it has traditionally been used in the treatment of various diseases, as well as to strengthen the immune system of the body. Drugs from meadowsweet are still very popular among those who are interested in traditional medicine. The only minus is that the meadowsweet grows in hard-to-reach places. But this problem can be solved by buying medicinal raw materials in a pharmacy. It is also possible to use for the treatment of honey of the meadowsweet, all beekeepers know about its healing properties.

Use in traditional medicine

Due to the unique composition of all parts of the plant, the use of the meadow-leaf in traditional medicine is quite wide. Flowers, green mass, root of meadowsweet are used to prepare decoctions, tinctures, extracts, extracts, essential oils, ointments.

Lotions, wet-drying dressings, rinses, baths based on them have an astringent, wound-healing, anti-ulcer, anti-inflammatory effect. Used in diseases of the skin (tropical ulcers, bedsores, diaper rashes, abrasions, dermatitis), diseases of the oral mucosa. As enemas used for hemorrhoids.

Labaznika oil extract is intended for use in cosmetology for the health of the skin and hair, as well as a biologically active food supplement.

Chemical composition

The flowers of the plant contain: coumarins, ascorbic acid, phenological glycosides (montropitin, spirein, isosalicin), flavonoids (spireozide - quercetin glucoside), tannins, microelements, aviacularin, quercetin, salicylic acid methyl ester, up to 0.2% of ether, up to 0.2% of ether, estericarin, quercetin, salicylic acid methyl ester, up to 0.2% ether, estericarin, quercetin, salicylic acid methyl ester, up to 0.2% ether, estericarin, quercetin, salicylic acid methyl ester, up to 0.2% ether, estericarin, quercetin, salicylic acid methyl ester, up to 0.2% ether,

Vitamin C, carotene, tannins, flavonoids, and anthocyanins are present in the composition of the leaves of marigazine.

pharmachologic effect

The healing properties of meadowsweet have a wide scope. In folk medicine, the rootstock, flowers and leaves that have anti-inflammatory, hemostatic, anti-hemorrhoidal, diuretic, diuretic, analgesic, sedative, astringent, antipyretic, wound healing effect are used.

The composition and therapeutic properties of the plant

The meadowsweet is useful solely due to its composition and healing properties. Availability vitamin C has a tonic, stabilizing effect on connective tissue.

Here is a small range of therapeutic and recreational effects of meadowsweet on the body:

  • improves the protective properties of the body,
  • supports and strengthens the immune system
  • promotes the production of corticosteroid hormones
  • extremely positive effect on psycho-emotional state,
  • participates in the formation of dopamine, norepinephrine, serotonin and endorphin,
  • stimulates the elimination of inflammatory reactions.

Tannins depending on the concentration, they have an irritating or astringent effect on the mucous membranes.

They have an astringent, hemostatic, antioxidant, bactericidal effect on the body.

Phenolic compounds (monotropitin, spirein) have choleretic, hemostatic, antispasmodic, diuretic, sedative, antiseptic, stimulating, adaptogenic effects on the body.

Salicylic acid It has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic effect, reduces pain, as it has a pronounced effect on sensitive nerve endings, and also participates in the formation of inflammatory mediators.

Flavonoids have antispasmodic, diuretic, anti-ulcer, choleretic, anti-inflammatory, antiallergic, antiviral, antioxidant, anti-carcinogenic action.

Catechins have an anti-aging effect on body tissues, as they resist the effects of bacteria, preventing the destruction and aging of cells. A significant role is played in the prevention of cancer.

Phenol carboxylic acid Allow to minimize and remove inflammatory processes, stimulating the work of the biliary tract and the process of removing bile. Positively affect the work of the kidneys and liver, support the antitoxic function of the liver.

Essential oils stabilize and normalize the work of the cardiovascular system, the gastrointestinal tract, promote the separation and removal of mucus from the bronchi, soften cough. They have anti-inflammatory, stimulating, bactericidal, sedative, antiseptic effects.

Glycosides have vasodilating, laxative, antimicrobial, diuretic, sedative, expectorant, disinfectant properties.

Side effects

Due to the binding properties of meadowsweet, people suffering from chronic constipation may experience deterioration.

Hypotension may cause an even greater drop in pressure, weakness, dizziness, nausea.

Since drugs from blood sugar prevent excessive thrombosis by inhibiting tissue (platelets, fibrinogen) or plasma blood clotting factors, they can lead to poor health in people with poor blood clotting. The use of drugs with a book-wort is not recommended before driving, as they cause a decrease in concentration and attention, drowsiness, and light retardation.

Labaznika cosmetics can cause allergic skin reactions - a test should be performed on the inside of the elbow or on the wrist before use. Overdose can lead to stomach problems and nausea.

The range of application of the grass of meadowsweet is very wide. It is used in the treatment of anemia, pneumonia, bronchitis, asthma, insomnia, gout. Preparations of grass of the meadowsweet have a hemostatic, astringent effect, they are used for diarrhea and uterine bleeding.

For cosmetic purposes, grass decoction is used as a stimulating and strengthening agent that enhances hair growth.

Prepare the grass in a thermos. For this 1-2 tbsp. l 0.5 l of boiling water is poured into dry raw materials, they are drawn for at least 6 hours, and then filtered. Inwardly consumed in 3-4 st. l no more than 4 times a day, outwardly - rubbed, rinsed, wiped, make lotions.

The use of ointment from the meadowsweet is recommended for the treatment of rheumatism, joint diseases and various skin lesions. To obtain this form of therapeutic drug use dried, crushed, powdered into the roots of the plant (20 gr.), And 90 gr. vaseline, either butter or lanolin. All ingredients are mixed until smooth. In the affected skin or joints rubbed ointment 3-4 times a day.

Common Labret Tips

  • You should not use tea, which is part of the plant, in the morning. The concentration of attention decreases, the person becomes inhibited and drowsy. Tea should be consumed only in the evening,
  • But at night you should not use a large amount of tea, as the meadowsweet has a diuretic property. Each person must find their own volume of drink,
  • Cream, ointment and powder may cause an allergic reaction. Before the start of applying the cream with the meadow-field it is necessary to conduct an individual test. Apply a small amount to the area of ​​the body and carefully look at the reaction,
  • Do not treat your disease with just one plant. The effect will be noticeable only when combined therapy,
  • For the treatment and prevention of diseases using the meadowsweet, first of all, it is necessary to consult a doctor.

The healing properties of the meadowsweet are very impressive, I think that if there are no contraindications, you should definitely try this folk remedy in the treatment, in my practice there have been cases of sustained improvement in hypertension of 2 degrees, good epithelialization of varicose trophic ulcers, which were not amenable to other treatment.

So I highly recommend to use! I will be glad if you share with me and my readers your recipes for meadowsweet or meatweed!