Nature gives man plants that are of great health benefit. Among such valuable representatives of the flora is the marsh cinquefoil, whose beneficial properties and contraindications have long been known to traditional healers. This is a good helper for joint pain and many other diseases.
Information about how useful this gift of nature, known to informal medicine since the XVII century. During this period, the first written records of healers about the amazing properties of the plant appeared. Its leaves and stems were used to make tea, which revived vitality, helped to overcome fatigue. Since then, and to this day, the sabelnik has been called in different ways: silverweed, quatrefoil, five peristum, Russian ginseng, deco.
Experienced herbalists know what is remarkable about the marsh cinquefoil, where it grows and when it comes time to gather. This herb is a perennial plant that grows near water bodies, in damp, swampy soil. The length of the stems of the sabrelnik reaches 1.5 m. These parts of the plant are fancifully bent, have sufficient strength. They grow long serrated leaves on the edges. Inflorescences sabelnika like stars, large in size, lilac.
For medical purposes, apply the rhizomes, stems and leaves of sabelnik. The time to collect the ground parts of the plant is July. Rhizomes harvested in October, when the "tops" dry up.
In the collection of plants can not do without the knowledge and practical experience. If the sabelnik is assembled for the first time independently, it is necessary to consult about its suitability with the pharmacist or phytotherapist. There is a considerable risk to collect the wrong plant, harm health. When buying at a pharmacy, pay attention to the collection point (usually indicated on the package), the quality of drying, the integrity of the box, the shelf life.
Sabelnik marsh: what is useful?
The benefits of cinquefoil sent to traditional medicine to combat the various problems of the body. The basis of the valuable qualities of the plant - a composition rich in important elements. Active ingredients are:
- essential oils;
- organic acids.
Thanks to such a wealth of important substances with the help of cinquerelle it is possible to achieve an improvement in the protective activity of the immune system. Russian ginseng contains a significant amount of vitamin C, which is necessary for the prevention and treatment of colds, viral diseases. Another advantage of the cinquefoil - help with inflammatory processes, the ability to reduce the heat. Potentilla broth benefits in diseases of the gums, oral cavity.
The sabelnik is highly valued for its beneficial property of eliminating excess salts from the body, due to which pathological changes in the joints can occur. The use of medicinal plants contributes to the development of synovial fluid. This substance provides the elasticity of the tissues of the joints, protects them. In addition, the cinquefoil helps to strengthen the cartilage compounds - to prevent the destruction of their tissues. Based on these beneficial properties, folk healers use sabelnik to combat:
- arthritis and polyarthritis;
- intervertebral hernia and cysts;
The benefits of Russian ginseng and sent to the improvement of the circulatory system. When properly applied with a plant, blood composition can be improved. Also sabelnik helps rid the body of harmful substances and toxins. Due to the beneficial properties of Potentilla, radionuclides and salts of heavy metals are eliminated, the metabolism is normalized.
One of the important medicinal characteristics of sabelnik is an aid in the healing of wounds. It is used and when you need to quickly stop the bleeding. The plant has analgesic properties - both for chronic and acute diseases.
An interesting property of the marsh Sabelnik is a strong tonic effect. It helps the body recover from significant physical exertion. With the help of plants you can overcome the accumulated fatigue, and the problem of quick fatigue. For insanely fast rhythm of modern life, such help is very useful.
The benefit of a sabelnik is noted also in fight against malignant educations. The plant contains valuable antioxidants, thanks to which free radicals are effectively counteracted. Folk healers claim that the most powerful is the sabelnik that acts against bone tissue tumors and malignant changes in the circulatory system. It is also recommended to take cinquefoil with oncological diseases of the endocrine system, mammary glands, prostate. To achieve a positive result, you will need to regularly use a sabelnik for at least 1 year.
Warning: there are contraindications
The medicinal plant has, as already mentioned, a large set of valuable qualities. However, the marsh Sabelnik has not only useful properties, but also contraindications. It:
- individual intolerance;
- pathology of the liver, kidneys;
- acute diseases of the nervous system;
- pregnancy: there is a risk of premature birth;
- lactation period;
- low pressure. The plant calms, relaxes, and in case of hypotension it can turn into weakness, drowsiness, headaches, cramps. Significant excess of the rate of use of sabelnik on the background of low pressure can lead to syncope;
- age up to 14 years old (it is allowed to take the cowberry broth from 8 years old, but under the supervision of a specialist)
The benefits of sabelnik significant, but also serious contraindications. Before taking a medicinal plant, you need to consult a doctor. Individual characteristics of the body affect the recommended treatment regimen.
Sabelnik marsh: practice
Traditional medicine practices the use of sabelnik in various forms - decoction, ointment, tincture. Recommend this recipe means that has a positive effect on the body as a whole:
- 1 tbsp. l crushed sabelnik root pour 1 tbsp. boiling water.
- Insist 1 hour.
- Drink 1/4 tbsp. before each meal (1 hour before meals).
The force of action is shown by the marsh sabrelnik in tincture, the preparation of which does not take much time. This remedy is recommended for cancer of the blood, stomach, and mammary glands. Tincture is useful in diseases of the joints, salt deposition, colds. The prescription medication is as follows:
- Crumble sabelnik roots to 1 cm.
- Place the roots in a 1 liter jar in 1/3 volume.
- Add 0.5 liters of vodka, close the lid securely.
- Soak in a dark place for 3 weeks, shake periodically.
- Take 1 tbsp. l 3 times a day before meals, drink plain water.
The tincture is prepared and for external use - to grind bruised or sore joints. In this case, 0.5 st. crushed roots pour 0.5 liters of vegetable oil, insist 3 weeks, occasionally shaking the vessel. After straining the product is ready for use.
About how effective the crayfish sabelnik (application), inform reviews. People who have tried the action of a medicinal plant on themselves emphasize its practical value. According to reviews, the Russian ginseng returns the joy of sweet sleep, soothes the pain of the joints, relieves swelling, helps with gout. Women note that the cinquefoil in the collection of herbs is useful in case of serious gynecological diseases.
Our nature is surprisingly rich in the most valuable medicinal plants that are available to everyone. The marsh clown can bring a lot of benefit to human health. It is used to treat diseases of the joints, inflammations, colds and even oncological diseases. But there are to the use of plants and serious contraindications. Therefore, before taking a sabelnik it is necessary to consult a specialist and follow all recommendations.