Since ancient times, the orchid is known for its enveloping, tonic and tonic properties. It was used to treat various diseases: ulcers, herpes, inflammations, etc. Due to the high content of mucus in the plant, it protects inflamed tissue from excessive irritation. Orchis is recommended for people who have had a serious illness or a serious operation.
Orchis: treatment of diseases
In folk medicine, most often use the mucus of the root of the orchid, which is used for gastrointestinal diseases, catarrh of the upper respiratory tract, and poisoning with poisonous substances. The mucus of the plant is known for its anti-inflammatory drugs, which allows to treat acute and chronic respiratory diseases in young children.
The plant is also used to treat the following diseases:
- Chronic prostatitis;
- Colitis and gastritis;
- Ulcer stomachs and duodenal ulcers;
- Inflammation of the oral mucosa;
- Nervous exhaustion;
- Physical exhaustion;
- Diseases of the female genital organs;
- Various poisonings.
Where does orchid grow?
Orchis is a common plant. In total, about 100 species are known, but some of them are on the verge of extinction. In Russia, about 40 species of orchards grow, among which the most famous is the male. He has the ability to restore male potency.
Different types of plants prefer different habitats. For example, the helmet-bearing orchid grows on edges, glades and damp meadows. It can also be found in North Africa and America, in the Canary Islands and the Caucasus.
Basically the plant is common in Siberia and Russia. Orchis tolerates high ground, climbs to the mountains to a height of 1800 m. In the southern areas to dig the plant is strictly prohibited.
Orchis is a useful medicinal plant with practically no contraindications. It can be used by children, pregnant and lactating women. Orchis effectively deals with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, inflammation of the mucous membranes of the mouth, strengthens the immune system and helps with boils. In any case, it is recommended to consult a doctor when using the plant.
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