For its appearance, the plant has received a lot of popular names: mordovnik sharogolovy, Adam's head, blue balls, twist. His name is also “mordovnik steppe” - at the place of growth of the plant. This plant provides many medicines for the treatment of muscle and optic atrophy, as well as hypotension. Mordovnik preparations stimulate cardiac activity, as well as the work of blood vessels and the nervous system. Depending on the dosage, mordovnik tincture is capable of lowering or increasing blood pressure.
Help - Mordovnik ordinary
Mordovnik ordinary is a perennial herbaceous medicinal plant belonging to the family of Compositae. It can reach a height of 30–60 cm. The stem of the mordovnik can have one or several, each stem is single or slightly branching closer to the apex, the structure of the stems is round, arachno-felt.
The root of mordovnika is powerful, practically does not branch, the structure is pivotal. The leaves on the stems grow alternately, have a rather large size - can reach 15-20 cm in length. From above, the leaves of mordovnik are dark green, the lower part is covered with white felt fibers, which causes the characteristic color of the underside of the leaves of mordovnik. The flowers of the plant are tubular, blue, grow large inflorescences in the shape of a ball, their diameter, as a rule, is 4-5 cm.
Mordovnik fruit is a cylindrical seed with a cupped tuft, small in size - 6-8 mm in length. Flowering time: in May-August, the fruits ripen in June-August, but they should be collected in the fall.
Where to look for Mordovnik?
In the European part of Russia, Mordovnik ordinary can be found in the steppe zone, it also grows in Ciscaucasia, the southern part of Western Siberia, less often in Central Asia and in the South Urals. Mordovnik grows as a rule on the slopes of hills, in coastal sands and in the steppe.
Features of collecting mordovnik
The medicinal raw materials of mordovnik ordinary are ripe fruits (without tufts). It is necessary to collect them manually, previously having put on gloves to protect hands (fruits are prickly). Raw materials should be dried in a regularly ventilated room or in an oven heated to a temperature of 60-80 degrees. After drying, the seeds must be removed from the inflorescences and passed through a sieve with large holes. The obtained raw materials must be stored in closed containers (preferably in paper or cardboard) and in places protected from moisture. The shelf life of raw Mordovnik ordinary - 1 year.
- Contraindications: pregnancy. Note! The plant is toxic! Take his medications only as prescribed by your doctor and only under his direct supervision.
- Side effects: Failure to follow dosages of mordovnik medications will inevitably lead to severe poisoning. Be careful when treating this plant.
Mordovia treatment recipes
Tincture of Echinops
Take a liter glass jar, fill it half dry with unpeeled seeds of mordovnik, then fill the rest of the can with vodka and leave for 1 month. Take 10-25 drops of tincture, divorced in 1 spoonful of water after each meal.
10-15 g of dry, shredded mordovniki fruit mixed with 250 ml of boiling water, let the mixture brew for 2 hours, and after the time - strain. Take the infusion should be 60 ml after each meal.
Infusion to regulate pressure
10-15 g of dry minced raw mordovniku ordinary pour 250 ml of boiling water and leave for 2 hours, then strain. To lower blood pressure, take 100 ml of infusion 3 times a day, to increase blood pressure, take an infusion of 1 tablespoon 3 times a day.
Infusion of baldness
10 g of dry crushed raw Mordovka ordinary pour 250 ml of boiling water and leave for 2 hours. After the time, strain the infusion. Drink it 1-2 tablespoons 3 times a day. Infusion not only stimulates hair growth, it also acts as a diaphoretic and diuretic, helps fight headaches.
Decoction of mordovnik
5 g of dry crushed raw mordovka ordinary pour 300 ml of water and cook for 15 minutes, then remove the broth from the heat and leave for 2 hours, strain. Drink 2 tablespoons of decoction after each meal for the treatment of muscle atrophy, exhaustion, paresis, neuritis and paralysis, sexual weakness and weakening of vision.
Infusion from incontinence in children
For children 3-4 years old: ½ teaspoon (2.5 g) of dry crushed raw Mordovnik mix with 250 ml of boiling water, put in a thermos and infuse the mixture overnight. In the morning, strain the infusion and let the child drink a 0.5-1 glass of this infusion during the day.
Mordovnik for children from 5 years
Mix 5 g of dry minced raw mordovnik from 250 ml of boiling water, place it in a thermos and infuse the mixture overnight. In the morning, strain the infusion and let the child drink all the medicine during the day. You can also take a course of treatment: take 70 ml of infusion after each meal.
Tincture for oral administration
5 g of dry crushed raw Mordovka ordinary pour 100 ml of alcohol and leave to stand in the closet for 3 weeks. Strain the tincture. Take the tincture of 20 drops after breakfast and after dinner.
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