Since ancient times, the leaves of this plant are used to treat fever and gastrointestinal disorders, and the rhizome is used for inflammation of the lungs, kidney disease, rheumatism and as a fever reducing agent. Bergenia infusions are used for external treatment of wounds and ulcers, and weakly brewed broths can be drunk as tea to strengthen the body.
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Badan plate is a grassy perennial from the family of stone-sawed, reaching a height of 40-50 cm. The rhizome is rather long, thick and branching, the root is horizontal, creeping.
The leaves are leathery, have a dark green color. They grow on long petioles, which in turn grow from the rhizome itself a few in rosettes.
Bergenia flowers are small, pink or white, they grow in inflorescences paniculata-shchitkovym at the tops of the stems. The fruit is a box, inside which ripens many seeds of oblong shape. Flowering time: May-June. Badan fructifies from the end of flowering until September.
Where to look for badan plate?
Badan thick-leaved is distributed mostly in Asian countries, in the Sayan Mountains, on the Altai Mountains, in Russia it can be found on the territory of Eastern and Western Siberia, in Transbaikalia, in the Primorsky and Khabarovsk Territories. Bergenia usually grows in rock cracks, on mountainous scree, can grow at an altitude of up to 2.5 thousand meters.
See also: Medicinal properties of calamus root
Features of Badan collection
Drug raw material badan thick-leaved often serves as its rhizome, less often - grass.
Bergenia roots must be harvested in the spring. During collection, they must be cut into pieces of 10–15 cm in length, and also cut each piece lengthwise and dried in an oven heated to 30–45 degrees. Due to the fact that the rhizomes re-grow for a long time, they can be re-collected in the same place only with an interval of 10 years.
Bergenia leaves should be harvested in early spring. Already slightly darkened, dry leaves are suitable for medicinal raw materials. Drying them is no longer necessary, but it must be thoroughly rinsed with running water. This should be done very quickly so that the leaves do not soak and not lose their beneficial properties. After washing, the raw materials must be spread out in a thin layer so that it dries out.
The dry raw material of thicken must be decomposed into paper bags and stored in places protected from moisture. The shelf life of such raw materials is 1 year.
Contraindications: tendency to constipation, thrombosis.
Side effects: not.
The recipes for treatment of heavy oil
Badan from dysentery
1 tablespoon of dry crushed raw material thick-leaved berget, pour 1 cup boiling water, put on a slow fire and boil for 20 minutes, then cool and strain. Take the decoction should be before each meal and 1 tablespoon.
Badan with pyelonephritis
Prepare a medicinal collection: mix 1 part dry ground bean root, 1 part dry chopped leaves of lingonberry, 3 parts dry chopped leaves of birch, 1 part dry chopped leaves of bearberry, 2 parts dry chopped leaves of sage, 2 parts dry chopped root dandelion, 1 part dry juniper fruits, 3 parts of dry crushed litas of raspberries, 2 parts of dried fruits of dill and 1 part of dry chopped herbs of oregano.
2 tablespoons of the mixture poured into a thermos and pour 800 ml of boiling water, leave for 6-8 hours, then strain and drink the resulting infusion during the day in equal portions. The course of treatment is from 1.5 to 3 months.
Badana decoction against bleeding
Prepare a medicinal preparation: mix 2 parts of dry shredded root of broadshea, 2 parts of dry shredded root of Potentilla upright, 2 parts of dry shredded root of snake's mountaineer, 2 parts of dry shredded root of cinnamon and 5 parts of dry shredded licorice root. 4 tablespoons of the resulting mixture pour 1.5 liters of boiling water, then put on a slow fire and stew on it a decoction for 30-40 minutes, stirring constantly. After cool and strain the broth. It should be taken every 2 hours in 100 ml.
Badan thick-leaved to enhance immunity
Prepare drug charge: Mix 2 parts of dry comminuted root crassifolia, 2 parts of dry comminuted calamus root, 4 parts of dry comminuted liquorice, 1 part of dry crushed root aralia, 2 parts of dry comminuted root Eleutherococcus, 3 parts of dry comminuted root Elecampane 1 part of the dry ground root of Rhodiola rosea, 2 parts of the dry ground root of the peony dodging, and 4 parts of dry rowan fruit. 2 tablespoons of the resulting mixture, pour 1 liter of boiling water and put on low heat for 20 minutes. Then remove the broth from the heat and insist 10-12 hours, strain. Divide the present decoction into several portions and drink during the day. The course of treatment is up to 2 months.
Badana decoction from a cold
Prepare a medicinal fee: mix 1 part of dry shredded leaves of bergenia thick-leaved, 1 part of dry shredded raw materials of elecampane high and 2 parts of dry shredded herb of Hypericum. 1 tablespoon of the resulting mixture, pour 1 cup boiling water, then put on low heat and boil the mixture on it for 20-25 minutes, then insist on the sun for 1-1.5 hours, strain and squeeze the raw material. Take a decoction should be 10 ml in a heated form after each meal, for each dose of medication is recommended to add a few drops of sea buckthorn oil.
Badan root infusion from stomatitis
2 tablespoons of the dry chopped thick-leaved badan root, cover with 1 cup of boiling water, leave to cool, strain and squeeze out the raw material. Apply in the form of rinses 2-3 times a day until complete recovery.
Badan tea plate ("Altai tea")
Add dry crushed badan leaves in the usual tea brew in a ratio of 1: 3, respectively. Pour boiling water and brew tea as usual. This tea has a general strengthening effect on the entire body, and also helps relieve both mental and physical fatigue. Drink this tea 1-2 times a day throughout the year, and you will notice that illnesses will disturb you much less often than usual.