It is necessary to be treated under the supervision of a doctor. If you decide to be treated with medicinal plants, then under the supervision of a phytotherapeutist. But just like in your home medicine cabinet there is aspirin, so there must be medicinal plants. Stock up with some of them, like memories of summer, to maintain strength, and first aid. Do not rush to take the pill for ailments, first brew the grass. Surely you will find all of the above in the summer residence.
Mint. Pepper, garden mint, which is bred by many – this is an amazing grass. It is consumed as spices, brewed like tea, and drunk as a medicine. The spectrum of its action is truly enormous. Did my stomach get sick? Pour one teaspoon of dry mint with a glass of boiling water, insist 15-20 minutes. Drink mint infusion in small sips in two, three meals and lie down quietly.
Nausea, heartburn, heaviness in the stomach? – same. A fragrant drink with pleasure will be drunk both children, and adults (and at pregnancy). Did the children get up in the evening? Are you nervous and upset and can not sleep? Add a pinch of dry mint to the teapot, it fits perfectly with black and green tea. Drink with a spoonful of honey. Even the smell that has spread through your apartment will have a beneficial effect. The medicine can be enjoyable! In the morning, the remaining mint tea leaves wash your eyes, wipe your face and neck. Mint increases the protective functions of the epidermis, it smooths the skin color.
Nails. Wonderful orange flowers, marigolds, calendula, are not very whimsical, grow almost everywhere and blossom from spring to late autumn. Abroad, calendula is flavored and stained with cheeses, butter and its substitutes. In England and the USA, calendula is added to soups, salads and stews. Flowers decorate festive dishes. The plant has very pronounced bactericidal properties against certain pathogens, especially staphylococci and streptococci.
Marigold infusion, one tablespoon of dry herb for a glass of boiling water (to insist for at least half an hour), very effective for rinsing with throat, sore throat, stomatitis. Burns, scratches and torn knees, too, soak the infusion of calendula. You can wash your eyes with sunburn and conjunctivitis. This same infusion of one tablespoon three times a day will help with diarrhea. Well, do not forget to wash them in the morning!
Rowan. Prepare a little rowan berries after the first frosts have passed. They can be dried at room temperature, and can be frozen. In winter, you may not get it, this dessert will be destroyed by birds when snow falls and frosts strike. And it is very useful, in the autumn and winter time, when the lack of sun and vitamins will weaken your immune system and make you vulnerable to viruses. Eat 5-7 berries a day or add to the teapot and they will satiate you with vitamins, help with violation of salt balance and work of the gastrointestinal tract.
Rosehip. Just a storehouse of vitamins. It is recommended after, during, and also for the prevention of viral diseases. Normalizes the work of the gastrointestinal tract, It is used for hypertension, atherosclerosis. Promotes bile secretion and improves overall metabolism. Significantly increases the capacity for work and general resistance to various infectious diseases, especially in the elderly and children. Hips of dog rose choose bright red or orange, dry at room temperature. Brew the dog rose preferably in a thermos, enough 5-7 berries per liter of water, you need to insist for two hours.
Drink a drink from a dogrose with breaks throughout the whole fall, winter and spring. You can diversify it with additives, for example, according to such a recipe. Brew in a liter thermos five or seven hips of wild rose, five or seven berries of mountain ash and a half-spoonful of mint. Use during the day in a warm or cold form, you can with honey.
And the last tip. Herbs work on the body much softer than chemical preparations.But they can cause allergies. Nails without a doctor’s recommendation is better to use only externally. Infusions do not store at room temperature for more than a day.