"It sits on a stick in a red shirt, its belly is full of stones, full of stones," is how the precious rosehips are encrypted in the old Russian riddle. Of these, for thousands of years get cures for tuberculosis, atherosclerosis, rheumatism and many other human ailments. And rosehip tea can be a good remedy for beriberi and for strengthening immunity..
Help - dogrose
Rosehip is a perennial shrub. The age of individual plants can reach 400 years. The leaves of the dog-rose are pinnate, complex. The flowers are of different sizes and colors (white, white with pink trim, pale pink, pink and dark pink, maroon-red, yellow, etc.). Most often, wild rose flowers exude a pleasant scent, but some types of wild rose have an unpleasant odor. Rosehips are stony nuts, hidden inside a juicy sprawling receptacle. Flowering time of shrubs: May-July, time of fruit ripening: August-September.
Where to look for wild rose?
Briar can be found on almost the entire territory of Russia, it grows in scrub thickets on ravines, forest edges, clearings and glades, it is often possible to meet briar in thickets of bird cherry, alder, willow, mountain ash.
Features of the collection of rose hips
Rosehips are used as a medicinal raw material. Fruit should be collected, evenly colored and strong, from the moment of their ripening to the first frost. The collected raw materials must be dried in the oven by a special method.: the first 10 minutes, the raw material is dried at a temperature of 90-95 degrees, the next 10 minutes - at a temperature of 80 degrees, then, 20-30 minutes at a temperature of 60 degrees, and finally it is necessary to finally dry the rose hips in the open air, in the shade. Store raw materials must be in containers that do not pass moisture. Shelf life - 1 year.
Contraindications: thrombophlebitis, impaired blood circulation, high blood pressure. Patients with endocarditis and some other heart diseases should be treated very carefully with hips. Consult a doctor!
Side Effects of Rose Hips
If you use rosehip preparations for several months, in rare cases allergic skin reactions occur. After stopping the use of rose hips, allergy disappears as soon as possible.
Rosehip Treatment Recipes
For the general strengthening of the body
1 tablespoon of powdered dried rosehip raw materials, pour 4 cups of boiling water and leave for 40 minutes. Strain. Take 125 ml before each meal for 20 minutes. Infusion can be stored for up to 2 weeks, it must be kept in the refrigerator.-
Rosehip with atrial fibrillation
2 tablespoons of dried rosehip berries pour 500 ml of boiling water in a thermos, then add 2 tablespoons of dried hawthorn fruit, mix and leave for 8 hours. Strain the resulting infusion and divide it into several meals (according to the number of meals) and drink it in portions during the day before each meal.
3 tablespoons of dried rosehips, pour 1 glass of water and boil for 10 minutes. Strain the broth and cool to body temperature. Make compresses with it, wetting the gauze folded in several layers in the broth, and apply it to the sore chest, fixing the gauze in the right place with a patch or bandage. As the gauze dries, change, for one compress session, the procedure must be repeated 2-3 times.
For the treatment of this disease it is necessary to do enemas with rosehip oil. For 1 enema, you will need 50 ml of oil. The procedure is carried out 1 time in 2 days, the course of treatment is 15-30 enemas.
Rosehip with elevated pressure
To combat high blood pressure you better suited rosehip oil, prepared according to the second recipe. They need to lubricate the temples, forehead and base of the neck and keep the oil in until it feels better. Do this procedure for several days in a row, and you will notice how high the pressure will bother you less often.