Neurosis, cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, skin rashes, pigmentation, allergies - these are just some of the diseases that occupy the first lines in the rating of "the plague of the 21st century" that can be treated with hawthorn.
Nowadays, a huge variety of medicines, many of us have forgotten that our ancestors used most of the gifts of nature, medicinal herbs, for many centuries, studying the properties of these plants and their effects on the body. Now, fortunately, we are again returning to the gifts of nature, to find out how they can help us.
Of course, many of the chemical drugs that we use cannot be replaced by medicines, but in many cases, when medicines are not only cured, but maimed, the knowledge of our ancestors about the medicinal properties of herbs is not just a fad, but really a necessity, to help your body cope with ailments.
In today's article we will talk about the medicinal properties of one of these medicinal plants - hawthorn.
What is useful hawthorn?
Since ancient times, hawthorn has taken a worthy place among the medicinal herbs. Its fruits can be eaten, they are edible. Hawthorn has a number of medicinal properties. This is both a tonic, and sedative, and hypotensive properties. It is non-toxic, which allows it to be consumed for a long time. Hawthorn tones the heart muscle, while soothing it, which leads to the normalization of the heart. It increases blood circulation in the vessels, helps to reduce cholesterol levels, is indispensable for the prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis.
Fruits and flowers of hawthorn have the property to remove the excitability, treat insomnia, hypertension, neurosis during menopause. Indispensable in the treatment of various heart disorders and heart weakness after serious illnesses. Helps reduce elevated thyroid function.
For the treatment of various diseases use the fruits and flowers of hawthorn, making them tincture, jelly, using tea instead of as a sedative. Pharmacies sell hawthorn extracts and tincture. Before use, do not forget to consult with a specialist.
Hawthorn can be harvested independently. Gather flowers at the beginning of hawthorn bloom, fruits in September, October. The hawthorn tincture can be prepared at home; for this purpose, chopped fruits or flowers are used - 1 tablespoon, pour them with 200 grams of vodka, insist for 8 days. Take a day before meals 3 times in 20 drops.
Hawthorn fruits also have medicinal properties, they are used for the manufacture of tinctures. Example: tinctures to strengthen the immune system. A glass of boiling water to brew 1 tablespoon, not allowing to boil for 2 hours on a hot stove. Per day, take 3 times 3 tablespoons.
Hawthorn in the fight against neurosis
We make the following mixture: Art. spoon hawthorn flowers, Art. spoon rosehip, 1 tbsp. spoon of lemon balm, 1 tbsp. a spoon of valerian, 2 cups boiling water. Pour the mixture with boiling water, then 15 minutes. kept in a water bath, then put in the refrigerator for 30 minutes., strain, and store the tincture in the refrigerator. Per day take a quarter cup 2 times: before meals in the morning, in the evening - before bedtime.
Soothing tea is taken with stress, insomnia and drink before meals.
Take 2 tbsp. spoons - clover stalks, 2 tbsp. spoons of hawthorn flowers, art. spoon valerian root, Art. spoon - mint leaves. 2 tablespoons of the mixture are poured over 2 tablespoons of boiling water and taken as tea before meals.
Another recipe for soothing tea. A glass of boiling water poured tea from dry berries, insist 1 hour in a sealed container, before it is warm, wrapped it. Taking this tea has a beneficial effect on the body.
To relieve nervous overstrain take 4 times a day, 2 meals a day. spoon the following tincture: 1 tbsp. spoonful of dry hawthorn fruit, take a glass of boiling water, brew and then insist in a warm place for 2 hours, then drain.
Flowers of hawthorn with hypertension
Make a mixture of hawthorn flowers - 2 tbsp. spoons, valerian root - 2 tbsp. spoons, Art. spoons 2 - sweet clover, pour boiling water and boil for 15 minutes in a water bath. We insist hour, then we filter and put in storage in the refrigerator. Drink before meals for 30 minutes. per day 3 times a quarter cup.
Treatment of angina pectoris hawthorn
6 tbsp. spoons of hawthorn fruit, 6 tbsp. spoons of motherwort, pour a glass of boiling water. Insist day, wrapped capacity with tincture. Then the tincture must be strained, squeeze on gauze. Drink a glass 3 times a day.
Here are just a few recipes that use the medicinal properties of hawthorn for the treatment of various diseases and that can help you in combating them to maintain their health.