Cancer necks, meadow mountaineer, veal tongue, snake root, viper grass - all this is about the same natural healer - about the highlander snake. Its powerful rhizome, which looks like a small snake, is a source of medicine for many diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, as well as for inflammations of the oral mucosa. Therefore, preparations of the snake-mountaineer must be in the first-aid kit of each hostess.
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The snake mountaineer is a perennial herb of the buckwheat family. It reaches a height of 80-100 cm. The rhizome of a highlander snake is thick, double-curved and, as already mentioned, resembles a snake. Outside the rhizome has a red-brown shade, inside - light pink.
The stem of a mountaineer is usually one, but occasionally there are several. Stalk straight, knotted. The leaves of the mountaineer are oblong, wavy at the edges, bare or slightly covered with curly hairs. Small pink flowers grow in inflorescences - dense dense cylindrical spikelets. The fruit of the highlander snake is a brown triangular nutlet. Flowering time: May-June. The fruits ripen in July.
Where to look for the highlander snake?
Find a highlander snake can be almost the entire territory of Russia. It grows in forests, in flooded meadows with acidic distillation soil, on the shores of lakes and rivers.
Features of the collection of highlander snake
The medicinal raw materials of the highlander snake are the rhizomes of the plant. They should be harvested in the fall, when the above-ground part of the plant dies off, or in early spring, when it has not yet appeared. The second option is preferable, since in the spring the rhizome contains more tannins. Dug out the rhizome must be cleaned of dirt, rinse with water, then cut along in half and spread out to dry in the sun. The shelf life of the raw material of the highlander snake is up to 5 years.
Contraindications: idiosyncrasy, exacerbation of diseases of the kidneys or bladder, pregnancy.
Due to the high content of tannins, snake mountaineer preparations can cause severe irritation in people with sensitive stomachs. Highlander medications should be taken only as directed and under the supervision of a physician.
Serpentine Snake Treatment Recipes
Decoction of the roots of a highlander snake
2 tablespoons of the dry crushed rhizomes of a highlander snake fill with 1 liter of pre-boiled and slightly cooled water and put in a water bath for 30 minutes, periodically mix the mixture. After cool and strain the broth. It is necessary to drink it on 100 ml before each meal for half an hour.
Broth against Qatar colon
Mix 5 grated rhizomes into powder with 5 g of flax seeds, pour 200 ml of water and put on low heat to boil for 10 minutes, then cool and strain the broth. Take it to 1 tablespoon every 2 hours until it ends. In two days the course can be repeated.
Broth from stomach ulcers
Recipe number 1: 2 teaspoons of dry crushed rhizome of the snake mountaineer, pour 1 glass of water and simmer for 20 minutes over low heat. Then cool and strain. Drink a decoction of 1 tablespoon before each meal for half an hour.
Recipe number 2: 1 fresh rhizome of a mountaineer snake average size chop and pour 70% alcohol in a mass ratio of 1: 1, leave for 21 days and strain. Take an infusion of 20-30 drops before each meal.
From gallstones and bladder stones
2 tablespoons of the crushed rhizome of a snake's mountaineer pour 1 liter of boiling water, heat in a water bath for 30 minutes, then leave for 10 minutes and strain. The resulting infusion take 2 tablespoons 1 time per day 30 minutes before any meal.
Highlander snake with stomatitis and gingivitis
Recipe # 1: 2 teaspoons of dry chopped root of a snake's mountaineer, pour 1 cup boiling water, leave for 20 minutes, and then strain. This infusion is necessary to rinse your mouth 4-5 times a day until complete recovery.
Recipe number 2: 1 tablespoon of dry chopped root of the mountain snake pour 1 cup of boiling water, then put on low heat and simmer for 5 minutes, then cool slightly and strain. Rinse your mouth should be a warm decoction, it is recommended to store it in the refrigerator, not more than a day.
Highlander snake for peptic ulcers
Mix in equal parts the dry crushed root of a mountaineer snake and dry crushed root of a krovokhlebka medicinal. 2 teaspoons of this mixture pour 1 cup of boiling water, put it in a water bath for 15 minutes, then insist 2 hours and strain. Take the medicine 50 ml 3 times a day. Infusion heals bleeding ulcers.
2 teaspoons of the dry chopped root of the mountaineer snake pour in 250 ml of water warmed slightly above room temperature. Stir, leave the tea to infuse for 5 hours, stirring it from time to time. After strain the tea. It can be applied externally, gargling the mouth or throat with inflammations, as well as making lotions of it on damaged skin or washing out wounds with it. If we talk about taking this tea inside, then it is effective in treating intestinal disorders, especially accompanied by diarrhea and colic.