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Veronica officinalis

Veronica officinalis is a perennial plant from the family of nornichnikovyh. This grass reaches a height of 15-30 centimeters, and sometimes 50 centimeters. The roots are thin and winding, the stem is creeping, covered with short hairs. From it go shoots, rising up.

On short cuttings - leaves, elongated in shape with serrated-serrate edges greyish-green. Flowers - in the inflorescences, in the form of a dense brush, have a pale lilac, pale blue, sometimes pink color. They are very small, only four petals. Fruits - oval boxes of brown-yellow color.

The flowering period is June, July, August.

Veronica is growing medicinal in the forest and forest-steppe zone of Europe, as well as in the Caucasus, Crimea, Central Asia, Western Siberia, North America, and Turkey. Veronica officinalis grows on the forest edges, among the thickets of shrubs, in meadows and fields, in rare forests.

To prepare medicinal raw materials, cut the leaves with the tops of the stems and flowers. The time of collection of raw materials - the beginning of flowering. Grass to dry spread a thin layer on a cloth or paper.

It is necessary to dry under a shed or in the attic in a dark room that is well ventilated. It can be dried in a dryer at a temperature of 35-40ºС, from time to time turning the grass over.

The resulting raw material is stored for two years.

Application in everyday life

Veronica officinalis is used as a seasoning for the preparation of such dishes as salad, stew, baked fish, and ear. It is used to flavor liqueurs and brandies. For the treatment of diarrhea in domestic animals used infusion veronica drug. This plant looks attractive, so they are decorated with landscape plantings, lawns, meadows and other resting places.

The composition and therapeutic properties of veronica drug

  1. Veronica has many vitamins, minerals, tannins, essential and fatty oils, steroids, tannins, flavonoids, alkaloids, glycosides, malic, citric, lactic acid and other beneficial substances.
  2. All this determines the therapeutic properties of veronica drug.

It has choleretic and diuretic properties, removes spasms and pain, relieves seizures, has a wound-healing and hemostatic effect. With colds, medicines made from veronica drug have an expectorant, diaphoretic and mucus-thinning action.

  • Used for the manufacture of drugs used in the treatment of bronchial asthma, colds, bronchitis, tonsillitis, tuberculosis.
  • Veronica drug is useful for inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract (diarrhea, gastritis with low acidity).

    This plant treats kidneys, inflammation in the bladder, urolithiasis, liver, biliary tract.

  • Veronica drug is used in the manufacture of drugs that treat gout, rheumatism, nervous diseases, insomnia, and skin diseases (scabies, rashes, acne, eczema, scrofula).
  • Veronica officinalis is also used in gynecology.
  • Useful properties of veronica drug

    The composition of grass Veronica drug were found sugar, ethereal and fatty oil, organic acids (lactic, malic, acetic, tartaric, coffee, lemon) iridoids (metilkatalpol, izokatalpol, katalpozid, katalpol, mussaenozid, aucubin, ladrozid, minekozid, veronikozid, vermicoside, verirozide, etc.), sterols, triterpene saponins, choline, coumarins, tannins, bitterness, flavonoids (luteolin, apigenin, cynaroside), ascorbic acid, carotene, alkaloids.

    Recipes of traditional medicine with veronica drug

    • Infusion of veronica officinalis for tumors, stomach cancer and menopause. Pour 0.5 liters of boiling water over 2 tables. l herbs, insist 2 hours, filtered, and take 3-4 p. 100 ml per day. in 30 minutes before meals. With colds, they drink this infusion 3-4 p. per day, ¼ stack min 30-40 before meals. This extract is used externally for rubbing and lotions. with neurodermatitis, eczema, pruritus, pyoderma, diathesis, scrofula, rashes, skin itch. Children in the infusion of Veronica can bathe.
    • Infusion of herbs Veronica officinalis in case of diseases of the respiratory system (cough, bronchitis, asthma, tuberculosis) and in case of female infertility: to 1 cha. l Veronica herb infuse 1 tbsp. boiling water, insist 15 minutes. Take ½ stack. 2 p. in a day.
    • Infusion of veronica officinalis with tracheitis: to 1 table. l herbs pour 150 ml. boiling water, insist 2 hours and, after filtering, take before meals 1 tbsp. l
    • Infusion of veronica officinalis with rheumatism, gout: 2 cha. lie herbs for 2 stack. boiling water. Insist 2 hours, filter. Take 1/2 stack. 4 p. in a day.
    • Tea from Veronica officinalis for skin diseases, scrofula, eczema, gout and rheumatism: to 20-30 grams. herbs pour 1 l. boiling water, insist and drink in small portions during the day.
    • Infusion of Veronica officinalis in sunflower oil with skin diseases, boils, purulent wounds and sunburn: 100 gr. freshly harvested grass is poured with sunflower oil (100 ml), and for 2 weeks. leave in a warm place, occasionally shaking. Then filtered and used for the treatment of affected skin.
    • Tincture of veronica drug for skin diseases: fresh grass Veronica pour 1: 1 alcohol, 10 days insist, filtered, once again add the same amount of alcohol and again filtered. For every 75 ml. tincture is desirable to add 1 gr. Peruvian balsam, however, if it is not available, the medicine will be effective without it. Lubricate the affected skin, each time before use, shaking.
    • Veronica officinalis juice tincture with fungal skin diseases: mix 1 cup of grass juice Veronica and 1 cup of alcohol, let it brew for 10 days, filter. Lubricate the affected fungus skin.
    • Tincture of veronica drug dandruff: grind 50 gr. freshly harvested grass and fill it with 50 ml. alcohol. 10 days insist in a cool place. Then drain, add 50 gr. glycerin and another 50 ml. alcohol. Rub after washing into the scalp.
    • Veronica officinalis juice gout, arthritis and kidney disease. During the season, take 2 tables. l Veronica Juice 2-3 p. per day for 30 minutes before meals.
    • Veronica Juice for metabolic diseases (eg rheumatism, gout) and kidney diseases: 2 cha. lie Veronica's fresh juice is mixed with milk or tea.
    • Veronica officinalis juice to prevent epilepsy attacks: 2 tsp. juice, pressed from flowering stems of Veronica, mixed with 2 tea. l honey and take on an empty stomach min. 30 before breakfast.
    • Veronica officinalis herb juice chronic pyelonephritis: 2 cha. l Veronica juice mixed with 2 tea. l goat milk. Take means 2 p. the day before meals.
    • Collection with veronica drug with inflammation of the appendages: clover yellow - 1 table. L., Chernobylnik, grass Veronika and chamomile pharmacy - 5 table. l Chopped herbs mix, brew 5 table. l collection of 1 l. boiling water and let it brew for 30 minutes. Drink 0.5 liters. Infusion for the night hot, making first a cleansing enema. 300 ml. the remaining infusion is used for douching and 150 ml. - for microclysters, which are done in the pose lying on its side. The condition will improve after just a few days, however, for complete recovery, it is necessary to continue the procedure for another 2 months. 2-3 times a week
    • Infusion of Veronica officinalis with viburnum bark for healing scratches, cuts, wounds, abscesses: 1 tbsp. l crushed Kalin bark and 4 tbsp. l herbs Veronica, poured in a thermos 1 stack. boiling water, insist 2-3 hours and filtered. Ready infusion washed wounds, make compresses with him.

    Contraindications

    Veronica drug is contraindicated in hypertension, heart disease, diabetes.

    Veronica officinalis

    Veronica officinalis (lat. Veronica officinalis), the family of Podorozhnikovye (earlier it was believed that Veronica belong to the family Nornichnikovye).

    Folk names: serpentine head, bed, pot, blr. krynichnik lekavy, drywater lesavy. Veronica - from lat. verus "authentic, real" or Greek. fero "bring", as well as nike "victory", which can be translated as "real victory" or "bringing victory".

    Veronica officinalis is a perennial herbaceous pubescent plant with a height from 10 to 60 cm. The rhizome is creeping, thin, sinuous, with small roots.

    Creeping stems, evenly pubescent, 10–30 cm long, branched, rooting at the nodes, with ascending shoots. The leaves are rough, opposite, at the base of the entire edge, finely serrate on the edge, obovate-shaped, obtuse or shortly pointed at the apex, grayish-green, pubescent on both sides, 1.5 to 4 cm long and up to 2 cm wide, wide short petioles.

    Numerous small, regular, bisexual flowers in the lateral, most often single, racemes, located on thick short peduncles in the axils of the upper leaves. Pedicels hairy, shorter than bracts and calyx, or equal to them in length.

    Bracts lanceolate-oblong, covered with simple hairs. Calyx glandular pubescent, chetyrehdrazdelnaya, halo chetyrehlepestkovy, disc, up to 7 mm in diameter, pale lilac, less often bluish or white with lilac veins.

    Two stamens with large anthers, significantly extending beyond the rim of the rim, one pistil, the ovary is upper. It blooms from June to August.

    The fruit is a two-celled multiseed oblate box of brown-yellow color, about 5 mm long, tapered to the base, truncated at the top, glandular-pubescent. Fruits in July - October.

    The plant is common in the archipelago of Madeira, the Azores, in mainland Europe, Turkey, Transcaucasia, Iran, North America. Distributed in Belarus, Ukraine.

    In Russia - in the European part (going, including, far to the north), Dagestan and Ciscaucasia, as an invasive plant - on Sakhalin.

    Most often, Veronica officinalis grows on pastures and along roadsides, in light forests, groves, forest glades, meadows and forest edges, between shrubs, in the mountains. Vegetatively propagated and seeds. The plant tolerates dry and acidic soil.

    With medical purposes, the above-ground part of Veronica is harvested (grass) during flowering (June - July, sometimes August), cutting off near the ground. Leaves with spots or other flaws are removed.

    The collected grass is dried, spread out in a thin layer (so as not to have to turn over, as this flies petals) in a well-ventilated warm room or outside in the shade. When dried in the sun, the grass turns brown, losing its medicinal properties. By artificial heat, Veronica officinalis is dried at t 35–40 ° C.

    Freshly harvested herb of Veronica has no smell, after drying a slight pleasant smell appears. The taste is bitter, tart. Shelf life of harvested grass - 2 years.

    Useful properties of veronica drug

    The composition of grass Veronica drug were found sugar, ethereal and fatty oil, organic acids (lactic, malic, acetic, tartaric, coffee, lemon) iridoids (metilkatalpol, izokatalpol, katalpozid, katalpol, mussaenozid, aucubin, ladrozid, minekozid, veronikozid, vermicoside, verirozide, etc.), sterols, triterpene saponins, choline, coumarins, tannins, bitterness, flavonoids (luteolin, apigenin, cynaroside), ascorbic acid, carotene, alkaloids.

    Application

    In medicine:
    Apply this species speedwell as an expectorant, a bronchodilator, diaphoretic and anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, appetite stimulant, sedative, antispasmodic, anti-toxic, hemostatic, fungicidal, astringent, anticonvulsant, choleretic, diuretic, wound healing agent.

    Veronica officinalis herb is used for respiratory diseases (it improves sputum discharge in coughs, bronchitis, asthma, pulmonary tuberculosis) as an adjunct in diseases of the urinary tract, kidneys and liver, metabolic disorders and diseases associated with it (rheumatism).

    Infusion helps to improve digestion and appetite, it is used for ulcers and atony of the stomach, gastritis with low acidity, intestinal colic, diarrhea, headache, sore throat, cold, increased nervous excitability, menopause, insomnia, cancer.

    Outwardly, tinctures and decoctions are used for fungal diseases, sweating feet, furunculosis, burns, pustular rashes on the skin, acne, eczema, diathesis, itching, for washing wounds, ulcers, for bruises (for compresses and lotions), for baths for skin diseases in children (scrofula, diathesis, diaper rash). Trays with veronica well help with cracks on the heels (a type of fungal foot infection).

    In other areas:
    Veronica officinalis (like Veronica dlinnolistnaya) is a good spring-summer honey plant. As an ornamental plant used for landscape planting in parks.

    Her young leaves can be used as a component of condiments for fish soup, meat or fish dishes, salads. The flowers are used to flavor some types of liqueurs, wines and brandies. In veterinary medicine, herb infusion is used for diarrhea in horses and cattle horn.

    Recipes of traditional medicine with veronica drug

    • Infusion of veronica officinalis for tumors, stomach cancer and menopause. Pour 0.5 liters of boiling water over 2 tables. l herbs, insist 2 hours, filtered, and take 3-4 p. 100 ml per day. in 30 minutes before meals. With colds, they drink this infusion 3-4 p. per day, ¼ stack min 30-40 before meals. This extract is used externally for rubbing and lotions. with neurodermatitis, eczema, pruritus, pyoderma, diathesis, scrofula, rashes, skin itch. Children in the infusion of Veronica can bathe.
    • Infusion of herbs Veronica officinalis in case of diseases of the respiratory system (cough, bronchitis, asthma, tuberculosis) and in case of female infertility: to 1 cha. l Veronica herb infuse 1 tbsp. boiling water, insist 15 minutes. Take ½ stack. 2 p. in a day.
    • Infusion of veronica officinalis with tracheitis: to 1 table. l herbs pour 150 ml. boiling water, insist 2 hours and, after filtering, take before meals 1 tbsp. l
    • Infusion of veronica officinalis with rheumatism, gout: 2 cha. lie herbs for 2 stack. boiling water. Insist 2 hours, filter. Take 1/2 stack. 4 p. in a day.
    • Tea from Veronica officinalis for skin diseases, scrofula, eczema, gout and rheumatism: to 20-30 grams. herbs pour 1 l. boiling water, insist and drink in small portions during the day.
    • Infusion of Veronica officinalis in sunflower oil with skin diseases, boils, purulent wounds and sunburn: 100 gr. freshly harvested grass is poured with sunflower oil (100 ml), and for 2 weeks. leave in a warm place, occasionally shaking. Then filtered and used for the treatment of affected skin.
    • Tincture of veronica drug for skin diseases: fresh grass Veronica pour 1: 1 alcohol, 10 days insist, filtered, once again add the same amount of alcohol and again filtered. For every 75 ml. tincture is desirable to add 1 gr. Peruvian balsam, however, if it is not available, the medicine will be effective without it. Lubricate the affected skin, each time before use, shaking.
    • Veronica officinalis juice tincture with fungal skin diseases: mix 1 cup of grass juice Veronica and 1 cup of alcohol, let it brew for 10 days, filter. Lubricate the affected fungus skin.
    • Tincture of veronica drug dandruff: grind 50 gr. freshly harvested grass and fill it with 50 ml. alcohol. 10 days insist in a cool place. Then drain, add 50 gr. glycerin and another 50 ml. alcohol. Rub after washing into the scalp.
    • Veronica officinalis juice gout, arthritis and kidney disease. During the season, take 2 tables. l Veronica Juice 2-3 p. per day for 30 minutes before meals.
    • Veronica Juice for metabolic diseases (eg rheumatism, gout) and kidney diseases: 2 cha. lie Veronica's fresh juice is mixed with milk or tea.
    • Veronica officinalis juice to prevent epilepsy attacks: 2 tsp. juice, pressed from flowering stems of Veronica, mixed with 2 tea. l honey and take on an empty stomach min. 30 before breakfast.
    • Veronica officinalis herb juice chronic pyelonephritis: 2 cha. l Veronica juice mixed with 2 tea. l goat milk. Take means 2 p. the day before meals.
    • Collection with veronica drug with inflammation of the appendages: clover yellow - 1 table. L., Chernobylnik, grass Veronika and chamomile pharmacy - 5 table. l Chopped herbs mix, brew 5 table. l collection of 1 l. boiling water and let it brew for 30 minutes. Drink 0.5 liters. Infusion for the night hot, making first a cleansing enema. 300 ml. the remaining infusion is used for douching and 150 ml. - for microclysters, which are done in the pose lying on its side. The condition will improve after just a few days, however, for complete recovery, it is necessary to continue the procedure for another 2 months. 2-3 times a week
    • Infusion of Veronica officinalis with viburnum bark for healing scratches, cuts, wounds, abscesses: 1 tbsp. l crushed Kalin bark and 4 tbsp. l herbs Veronica, poured in a thermos 1 stack. boiling water, insist 2-3 hours and filtered. Ready infusion washed wounds, make compresses with him.

    Contraindications

    Individual intolerance, pregnancy, early childhood. Before use, need advice from your doctor.

    A bit of history ...

    The name of the plant comes from the Greek name Berenice Il Ferenika, meaning "bringing victory." It is believed that the genus Veronica, named after the eponymous saint. According to the legend, on the scarf, with which he wiped on the way to Calvary, the bleeding wounds on the face of Jesus, remained the face of Christ framed by tiny purple flowers.

    The healing properties of the plant have long been known to Western medicine. Tea with a slightly bitter and astringent taste has been used as a tonic.

    In Russia, Veronica was called the "snake head" and "snake grass." This was due not only to the strong resemblance of the flowers of the lying with the head of the viper, which opened its mouth, but also with the belief in the healing and magical properties of the plant. Poultice from its foliage was used to treat the bites of reptiles, and the twigs placed in the shoes - to prevent bites.

    Snake head: use in medicine and not only

    Official medicine does not recognize bed with a pharmacopoeial plant. It is used only for the production of dietary supplements and homeopathic remedies. However, Western doctors often prescribe a plant extract for the treatment of infectious processes in the ears, as well as inflammatory processes in the paranasal sinuses.

    Veronica is used in cooking. The pleasant smell of the grass helps to stimulate the functioning of the digestive glands, as well as stimulate the appetite.

    Both fresh and dried herb oak medicinal used as a seasoning for meat dishes. Flowers are used to flavor alcoholic beverages.

    The plant has a pleasant, growing after drying aroma and taste similar to watercress.

    Verenikova grass and gardeners are appreciated. It is used not only for decorative purposes. Often a decoction of the herb is used as a fungicidal agent.

    Snake heads are used in veterinary medicine. Snake head products are used to treat diarrhea in horses and cattle. She has found application in cosmetology.

    Infusion of a plant is effective in the fight against dandruff. Due to its astringent effect, Veronica is suitable for preparing tonics for the problem dermis.

    In addition, Veronica is an excellent honey plant.

    Description and photo

    Veronica officinalis is a perennial herb belonging to the genus Veronica, the family Podorozhnikovy (originally vernenikova grass belonged to the family Norichnikova) and reaching a height of thirty centimeters.

    The plant is equipped with sinuous, thin rhizomes, creeping in the lower part, and then with uplifted pubescent stems (photo 1), oblong obovate, opposite and short-pointed at the tops of the leaves (photo 3), bluish, light purple, less often pale pink and white (photo 2), collected in a brush flowers.

    The fruits of the plant are bilocular multi-seeded boxes with tiny, flat-convex seeds. Veronica blooms at the beginning of the summer period, and fruit ripening - in August. Europe, Crimea, the Caucasus, Central Asia, Siberia, Turkey, North America, Iran, the Azores - habitat. Edge of forests, thickets of bushes, meadows, fields, rare forests - places of growth.

    How to harvest raw materials correctly

    For the preparation of healing compositions used only the terrestrial part of the plant. If you want funds from Veronica to bring only benefits, you must adhere to the following recommendations when collecting raw materials.

    1. The collection of the aerial parts can be carried out throughout the summer period, as the plant is healing during flowering.
    2. It is preferable to dry the grass in a special dryer at a temperature not exceeding 40 degrees.
    3. During the drying process must be monitored. It is important to prevent the flowers from shedding or changing color.
    4. The appearance of a light, pleasant aroma, which is not present in fresh grass, signals the readiness of raw materials.
    5. The dried plant is poured into paper bags or cardboard boxes and stored for storage in a dry place.
    6. You can use the blank for two years.

    Composition and useful properties

    The widespread use of plants in alternative medicine due to its unique composition and mass of healing properties. Veronica officinalis is rich in the following useful and healing substances:

    • glycosides,
    • essential oils
    • organic acids, in particular lactic, malic, tartaric, citric and acetic,
    • alkaloids
    • carotene
    • ascorbic acid
    • tannins
    • bitters
    • phenol carboxylic acids
    • flavonoids
    • fatty oils.

    Is currently known about the antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, expectorant, sekretoliticheskim, hemostatic, reparative, sweatshops, immunostimulant, tonic, tonic, antiallergic, diuretic, choleretic, analgesic, anticonvulsant, and anthelmintic properties.

    Veronica drugs are used to treat various pathological processes and diseases. The remedies are effective against diaper rash, sweating, boils, diathesis, eczema, contusions, headache, chronic fatigue and fatigue, menopausal disorders, gastritis, diarrhea, abdominal pain, gout, pneumonia, colds, tracheitis, dry cough, asthma.

    Snake head medications help:

    Recipes effective and time-tested drugs from Veronica

    In the treasury of alternative medicine there are many recipes of medicinal compositions for the treatment of various pathologies. The preparations are certainly effective, but it should be understood that they will only help if they are properly prepared and used expediently.

    You should not use the tools without prior consultation with the attending physician or even more so, to replace the drugs prescribed by the doctor. Remember that plant formulations can only be used as an additional method of therapy.

    1. Gout, polyarthritis: juice therapy. Squeeze the juice from the freshly above-ground part of Veronica. Use по cup of drink three times a day, before meals.
    2. Chronic pyelonephritis: a healing drug treatment. Squeeze the juice from the grass, then mix 50 ml with goat milk - with the same amount. Divide the whole volume into two equal portions and drink during the day, before meals.
    3. Fungal lesions of the skin: the use of tincture. Mix veronica freshly squeezed juice in the amount of 200 ml with 40% alcohol - the same amount. Store a tightly closed container in a cool, dark place for a week and a half. Use a treatment for the skin.
    4. Pyoderma, pruritus, eczema, neurodermatitis: infusion treatment. Pair 20 grams of dried grass Veronica in boiling water - two hundred milliliters. Remove the container to heat for three hours. Use infusion for washing and lotions.
    5. Sore throat, colds, sore throat: decoction therapy. Brew 20 grams of the plant in half a liter of boiling water. Place the container on the stove, bring the product to a boil, then reduce the heat and stir for ten minutes. Set aside for an hour, filter and take half a glass of medication four times a day after meals.
    6. Infusion to minimize the manifestations of menopause. Mix in equal proportions Veronica with wormwood, yarrow, violet, corn silk, birch leaves, licorice rhizomes, peony and chamomile. Pair 20 grams of the mixture in 300 ml of boiled water. Remove tara to heat for two hours. Take 100 ml of filtered drink three times a day. The duration of the therapeutic course is three to four months.
    7. Collection from gynecological pathologies (endometritis, colpitis, salpingoophoritis). Combine in equal proportions the grass of snake heads with peppermint, violet, ash, parsley, wintergreen, cuff, willow herb, pine buds, cumin, rhizomes of angelica, calendula, couch grass and pods. Brew 15 grams of collection in four hundred milliliters of freshly boiled water. Put the tightly closed container in a warm place for an hour. Filter and take 50 ml of the drug three to four times a day. The duration of the treatment course is three months.
    8. Infusion for the treatment of migraine. Combine 5 grams of Veronica with woodruff, thyme, pepper mountaineer, fireweed, eucalyptus and lime blossom - with the same amount. Zaparete raw materials with boiling water - 300 ml. Let the medium brew. Drink a third cup of the strained drug four times a day. The duration of the therapeutic course is three months.
    9. Decoction for the treatment of chronic bronchitis. Combine in equal proportions snake heads with a letter, motherwort, hunter, watch sheets, coltsfoot, licorice roots and mallow. Pour 20 grams of collection with cold water - 300 ml and place on the stove. After boiling the mixture turn down the heat and stir for a quarter of an hour. Cool and filter the product. Take ¼ cup of drink three times a day. Course duration is four weeks.
    10. Pneumonia: the use of miraculous infusion. Combine in equal proportions Veronica with heather, watch, shandra, sage, motherwort, cyanosis, hawthorn fruits, fennel, dogrose, gravilatum rhizome, plantain, pine buds, calendula and clover. Pair a tablespoon of the mixture in 200 cl of boiled water. Set aside the composition in the heat for an hour. Drink a quarter glass of filtered medication three times a day. Course duration - one and a half months.

    Medicinal properties and application

    The medicinal properties of drug Veronica are quite diverse. It acts as a hemostatic and analgesic, has an antiseptic and wound-healing effect.

    When used internally, agents from this plant act as expectorant, diaphoretic, mucolytic, i.e. thinning mucus in the respiratory organs.

    The use of Veronica enhances appetite and stimulates the secretion of various glands.

    This medicinal plant is used in accordance with its medicinal properties. Preparations from it are used in bronchial asthma, colds, bronchitis and sore throat, as well as tuberculosis.

    Veronica has a good effect in inflammatory processes in the gastrointestinal system. It helps with diarrhea, gastritis with low acidity of gastric juice, with urolithiasis, other diseases of the kidneys and bladder.

    Apply this tool for diseases of the liver, gallbladder.

    Drugs from veronica drug have a positive effect on the nervous system. They are used for nervous exhaustion and insomnia. Preparations help with diseases of the joints: gout and rheumatism.

    In some cases, their drugs Veronica used for external use. It helps with skin diseases, both chronic and temporary, for example, sunburn.

    Harvested plant during flowering. Gather the entire aerial part, without roots. Dried in the open air, but not in the sun or in rooms with good ventilation. Properly dried grass has a pleasant smell, while fresh does not smell.

    No contraindications found .

    When purulent wounds of fresh leaves make gruel and applied to the sore spots.

    • For internal use prepare infusion. To do this, take two teaspoons of dry crushed herbs and brewed with two cups of boiling water. Insist two hours, then filter. Take half a tablespoon an hour after meals.

    Procurement Edit

    Leafy tops of the plant with leaves and flowers, collected at the beginning of flowering, are used. Dried at a temperature of 35-40 ° C, trying to prevent discoloration of the petals and their shedding. Fresh, odorless, after drying, there is a faint pleasant smell, the taste is tart, bitter. Shelf life of raw materials - 2 years [3].

    Commercial Use Edit

    Veronica - spring-summer honey plants, give supporting bribes. One flower produces 0.441 mg of sugar. Medoproduktivnost 18 kg with 1 ha.

    As an ornamental plant, suitable for landscaping in glades in parks.

    Young leaves are part of the seasonings for soup, salads, meat and fish dishes.

    The flowers are used to flavor some varieties of cognac, liqueur and Spanish Malaga

    In veterinary medicine, in case of diarrhea, grass extract is used in cattle and horses.

    Medical use Edit

    In scientific medicine in Russia, the plant does not apply. The herb is official in medicine in Western Europe [7].

    In folk medicine, various dosage forms are used:

    • Infusion - improves appetite, helps with diseases of the liver and kidneys (with sand and stones in them), stomach ulcers, diarrhea, headache, asthma, insomnia and rheumatism.
    • outwardly used tinctures and decoctions for furunculosis, burns, fungal diseases and pustular skin rashes, sweating of the legs, for washing wounds.
    • compresses and lotions for bruises.
    • baths for skin diseases in children.
    • juice - with kidney disease and gout.

    In Russian folk medicine, Veronica is used as an expectorant for bronchitis and bronchial asthma.

    Veronica's herb is a part of fees and breast tea.

    Veronica flowers have been used in homeopathy for bronchitis, cystitis, chronic ulcers and wounds [8].

    In Bulgarian folk medicine, a decoction of Veronica’s herb is used for respiratory diseases (angina, asthma, etc.), for skin rashes, gout and rheumatism, as a diuretic, for stones and sand in the kidneys and bladder. Grass gruel and an infusion of vegetable oil is considered a good remedy for suppurating wounds, for the treatment of burns, boils, etc. [9]

    In Germany, grass is used as a tea for diseases of the respiratory tract and diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, especially diarrhea [7].

    In Austria, the decoction of the plant, collected during the flowering period, is used to treat tracheitis, bronchitis and pruritus in diabetes. For the treatment of gout, it is recommended that higher doses of veronica be taken on an empty stomach [10].

    Herb Veronica officinalis in folk medicine

    Veronica officinalis - a perennial herb with unique properties. Place of growth - forests and fields mainly in the European part of the Russian Federation, in a humid area.

    Flowering begins in May and continues until the onset of cold weather. The flowers of this plant are of a pleasantly gentle blue (less often bright blue) color.

    If the grass is deficient in moisture, the flowers acquire a jagged shape.

    Veronica officinalis - creeping plant, which belongs to the family of shrubs. The stem is usually not more than fifteen centimeters high. In some areas Veronica officinalis literally covers the surface of the earth, providing a dense and dense soil cover.

    It will not be difficult to find the field where this plant grows in the period of early spring. The inflorescences of veronica officinalis have a bright, sugary scent.

    This plant has a special place in cooking, alcohol production, cosmetology, as well as the medical field.

    It is used as a seasoning for second courses, and Veronica also gives a special piquancy to home-made liqueurs. Veronica is often added to various cosmetics.

    Domestic traditional medicine does not apply this plant in the pharmacological industry. Supplements and homeopathic preparations are prepared on the basis of the plant.

    Indications for use

    The main diseases that Veronica officinalis helps to cope with are:

    • 1. catarrhal diseases
    • 2. various diseases of the bronchi: prolonged dry cough, bronchitis, tracheitis, asthma and even tuberculosis,
    • 3. gastritis (with a decrease in acidity),
    • 4. diseases of the gastrointestinal tract (including loss of appetite, acute pain in the abdomen, diarrhea, colitis, to some extent oncology of the stomach),
    • 5. kidney pathology,
    • 6. urolithiasis
    • 7. overwork,
    • 8. nervous exhaustion, protracted stress,
    • 9. increased excitability
    • 10. pronounced insomnia,
    • 11. migraine,
    • 12. uterine bleeding
    • 13. disorders peculiar to the period of menopause in women
    • 14. numerous diathesis
    • 15. minor abrasions, scratches, hematomas, boils, fungal lesions of the dermis, eczema.

    It can be concluded that the plant Veronica officinalis is truly unique. In addition, it is impossible to allocate specific contraindications to its use.

    The main thing is not to give such funds to children under the age of three years and people suffering from severe heart disease.

    Also, do not use this medicinal plant for those who have increased acidity of the stomach or have a tendency to allergic reactions (idiosyncrasy).

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    Many healers and healers have long used this plant in their practice. Today you can find many recipes for its use. And this is not surprising. The unique elements included in its composition successfully cope with both internal diseases and their external manifestations.

    Very often in the treatment using a mix of herbs. For example, a combination of Veronica, sage and chamomile will help to quickly cope with colds. These inflorescences complement the properties of each other and help to achieve maximum effect. This mixture at the same time strengthens the immune system and forms a reliable protective armor throughout the body.

    For the treatment and prevention of most diseases suitable decoction on the basis of veronica drug. The recipe of its preparation is very simple. It will take:

    • dry plant extract - four, you can five tablespoons,
    • water - one liter.

    • Water must be brought to a boil. Boil over Veronica.
    • The resulting liquid should be allowed to brew for three to five days. The infusion is ready to use.

    It is used in strict accordance with the recommended dosage: one teaspoon once a day. The best option is to do this before bedtime. In the period of exacerbations the dose can be increased. But do not do this without consulting the doctor.

    Broths and infusions on the basis of veronica drug

    There are several options for the use of Veronica drug for medical purposes. It all depends on the severity and type of illness.

    One option is a decoction based on this herb. It is often used in complex treatment for diabetes. No less effective means and in the fight against the problems of the dermis (wounds and pustules).

    For its preparation will require only one tablespoon of leaves. Billet pour boiling water. Give brew. Exposure time is one hour.
    This infusion is great for compresses.

    Cotton swabs are abundantly moistened in a healing liquid and they treat affected areas.

    In cases where you want to improve the condition of the upper respiratory tract, it is better to make a choice in favor of infusions.

    Those who suffer from various kinds of disorders and diseases of the gastrointestinal tract are recommended to use infusion. Prepare it according to the following recipe.

    1. Veronica officinalis extract - three or four tablespoons,
    2. water - one liter.

    The water is brought to a boil and Veronica is poured over it. The resulting liquid must infuse. Exposure time: two to three days. Readiness can be determined by the color of the liquid. If the tincture has acquired a dark brown color - it is time to start therapy. To improve the taste in the infusion add honey or one second teaspoon of sugar.

    Veronica officinalis can help get rid of such a disease as arthritis. But in this case, the grass should not be used in pure form, but as part of the collection. For its preparation you will need the following ingredients:

    1. a succession - one teaspoon,
    2. burdock - two teaspoons,
    3. violet - two teaspoons,
    4. wheatgrass root - two teaspoons,
    5. Veronica officinalis - two teaspoons.

    The resulting collection is poured five liters of water. Simmer for at least thirty minutes. Next, let the liquid cool and then filter. Use the decoction on an empty stomach. One glass three times a day.

    How to treat with the help of veronica gynecological diseases of inflammatory nature

    For effective treatment and prevention of gynecological problems a number of measures are needed. Veronica drug will become a reliable and effective assistant in such therapy.
    For the preparation of a special collection is required to take (in equal volume) the following herbs:

    1. Veronica itself is medicinal,
    2. Chernobylnik,
    3. chamomile (preferably flowers),
    4. yellow clover (inflorescences) - this ingredient should be five times less than all the others,

    Five tablespoons of the resulting collection pour boiling water. Fluid must be infused for at least thirty minutes. Next, it is filtered. The resulting infusion is used in the form of enemas. The volume required for the procedure is one hundred fifty milliliters.

    You can take inside. In this case, the volume must be at least 500 milliliters. Treatment should be carried out just before bedtime. The course is two months. The frequency of procedures is three times a week.

    From intimacy with a sexual partner at this time should be abandoned.

    Will rotiv fungus feet, as well as cracks on the heels?

    The answer is definitely positive. For the treatment of fungal diseases with the help of veronica, it is necessary to prepare an infusion.

    1. alcohol - half a liter,
    2. harvesting plants - ten spoons.

    The resulting mixture is placed in a dark place and left for fourteen days. Next, infusion rubbed areas affected by fungus. This should be done twice a day: in the morning and evening. When the skin dries out, you must wear clean socks (made from natural material). The course of treatment is ten days.

    Pathology of the respiratory system

    Even our ancestors widely used medicinal plants for the treatment of various pathologies of the respiratory tract (cough, bronchitis, etc.). And today, traditional medicine is no less popular.

    Algorithm of preparation of one of the popular tools:

    • Four small spoons of chopped herbs are poured with four cups of boiling water. Insist at least two hours. The resulting liquid is carefully filtered.

    The infusion is necessary to drink in one day, in four approaches. The course is at least two months. When tracheitis infusion is prepared from one tablespoon of herbs and one hundred fifty milliliters of boiling water. The exposure time is at least two hours. Apply one tablespoon just before eating.

    Polyarthritis and gout

    Veronica officinalis in the fight against these diseases is used in the form of juice. It should be consumed strictly on an empty stomach of forty milliliters twice a day. As a rule, during treatment during the summer season, exacerbations of the disease pass. If the disease manifests itself in winter, you can drink the infusion.

    Prepare this saving drink from a liter of boiling water and four tablespoons of dry grass. This mixture is infused for two hours and carefully filtered. Use one hundred milliliters four times a day. When it is possible to remove an aggravation, it is possible to refuse infusion.

    Menopause period

    Women who have already experienced this condition know that it is not very easy to survive. Relieve the unpleasant symptoms will help infusion veronica drug.
    To prepare it you will need two tablespoons of the plant. Leaves pour half a glass of boiling water. The mixture is infused (at least an hour). Next, the liquid is carefully filtered.

    It is recommended to take the drug one hundred and twenty milliliters thirty minutes before a meal three times a day.

    In addition, this tool helps to cope with anxiety, excessive irritability and bouts of insomnia.

    Improved appetite

    The above recipe also copes with the problem of poor appetite. In this case, you must use a hundred milliliters of infusion. This should be done four times a day. The course is four months.

    Veronica officinalis is a truly unique plant that will help to cope with various diseases. It is important not to forget that before turning to traditional medicine methods, you should consult with a medical specialist. Especially dangerous self-treatment in the period of acute forms of disease.

    Veronica officinalis L.

    Veronica officinalis herb is used in acute and chronic diseases of the upper respiratory tract, diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and bladder, headache and pain in the joints, internal and external bleeding, chronic skin diseases.

    Veronica Veronica is a genus of Plantaginaceae Plantain family, previously the genus belonged to the family Norichkie. These are usually herbs, sometimes semi-shrubs, there are more than 300 species of Veronica, common in the northern hemisphere in temperate and cold areas, in the highlands.

    The scientific name of the genus Veronica comes from the Greek words: vera - true, real, and Nike - Nick, the goddess personifying victory, which emphasizes the exceptional healing properties of the plant.

    Herb Veronica officinalis photo

    Description Veronica officinalis Veronica officinalis is a perennial herb 15–30 (up to 50 cm) tall with creeping, rooting, pubescent shoots going up. The leaves of Veronica officinalis opposite, oblong, pubescent on both sides, 1.5 - 4 cm long, 1 - 2 cm wide, narrowed at the base into short broad petioles.

    Flowers, pale lilac or bluish, sometimes white, with a four-sectional calyx and four-crown halo, clustered into inflorescences - brushes in the axils of the upper leaves on the tops of the stems. It blooms from June to September. Fruits - oblate multi-seeded two-gnezdnye boxes, ripen from July to October. Propagated by seeds and vegetatively.

    Veronica drug is distributed throughout the European part of Russia, in the Crimea, in the Caucasus. It grows in glades, meadows, forest edges, in light forests, forest ravines, in the mountains to the subalpine zone. On open places, edges, clearings forms a continuous carpet of interwoven stalks.

    For medicinal purposes, use the grass Veronica drug - above-ground shoots. They are carefully cut to not damage the root, with leaves and flowers at the beginning of flowering. Dried at a temperature of 35 - 40 ° C, paying attention to the flowers do not change color and not crumble. Dried raw materials have a pleasant faint odor and a bitter tart taste, the shelf life is 2 years.

    Veronica drug useful properties due to the rich chemical composition of the plant.

    The grass contains glycosides 0.5-1.2% - Catallol, Aukubin, Veronikoside, Minecosid and others, sterols, saponins, essential and fatty oils, bitterness, tannins about 0.6%, flavonoids - apigenin, luteolin, cynaroside, nitrogen-containing compounds, choline, coumarins, organic acids - lactic, tartaric, acetic, citric, malic, phenolcarboxylic acids and their derivatives, carotene, vitamin C.

    Veronika Dubravnaya photo and description

    Veronica oakwood Veronica chamaedrys L. is a perennial herb of 10 - 40 cm high with a creeping rhizome and ascending or erect stems. Bright blue flowers are collected in opposite little-flowered brush in the axils of the upper pair of leaves. It blooms from late May to August.

    Veronika Dubravnaya grows on forest edges, clearings, steppe slopes. The plant has adapted to the lack of moisture, it is watering itself, using all the moisture falling on it. The leaves of the plant crosswise are opposite, the hairs on the stem are arranged so that the water, falling on the leaf, runs down the hairs towards the root.

    If under other plants even after a heavy rain it is sometimes dry, then under Veronica the oak forest even after any weak rain is always wet and humid.

    The specific name of Veronica damavnaya chamaedrys comes from the Greek words chamai - low and drys - oak, named after the main plant growth areas.

    Veronica dlinnolistnaya

    Veronica longifolia Veronica longifolia L. - the highest type of grass Veronica. It grows along the banks of rivers and lakes, along roadsides almost throughout the country. Perennial plant with a long root and densely leafy, erect, branched only in the upper part of the stem height of 40 - 120 cm, with oblong-pointed long leaves.

    Blossoms in long narrow dense inflorescences - tassels of dark blue color from June to August. The plant is called Andreev cross because of the appearance - the central brush is usually larger than the side. Use the upper part of the stem with leaves and floral tassels, dried in bunches. The plant forms up to 10,000 seeds, which, falling on the ground, remain viable for several years.

    The scientific species name longifolia, translated from Latin, is long-leaf, characterizes the peculiarity of the plant species.

    Grass Veronica in the collection of medicinal plants

    Veronica's herb is a part of effective medicinal fees and breast tea.

    Veronica, as a series, is one of the main tools used in the preparation of baths for infants with diaper rash, as well as baths for scrofula and itchy dermatitis.

    Infusion from the collection of herbs with Veronica:

    • The grass of the series - 1 part
    • Veronica's grass - 1
    • tricolor violet grass - 1

    Mix chopped dry herbs, one teaspoon of the mixture pour a glass of boiling water, leave for 30 minutes. Take 1 glass 3 - 4 times a day after meals. From this collection you can make a bath infusion.

    When acne, skin eruptions infusion collection with Veronica:

    • Ivy-shaped buds grass - 1 part
    • Veronica's grass - 1

    One Art. l mixture pour a glass of boiling water, boil for 10 minutes, insist 2 hours. Use for washing and lotions.

    When gout collection with Veronica:

    • Burdock root - 3 pieces
    • wheatgrass rhizome - 2
    • grass Veronica - 2
    • violet grass - 3

    One tablespoon of the mixture pour a glass of boiling water, boil for 10 minutes, insist 30 minutes. Take 0.5 cups 4 to 5 times a day 30 to 40 minutes after eating with gout.

    Contraindications:

    • Individual intolerance
    • Take with caution when gastritis with high acidity
    • Take with caution when hypotension

    When treating with medicinal herbs, for your health, it is always necessary to consult with your doctor.

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    Use of Veronica types in landscape design

    Different types and varieties of Veronica are used as ornamental garden plants for landscape design of glades in gardens and parks, see how beautiful are some varieties of Veronica long-leaved with white, blue, pale and bright pink flowers.

    Young leaves, due to the presence of essential oils in them, are used in salads, as a seasoning in meat and fish dishes.

    Flowers and leaves are used to flavor some varieties of brandy, liqueur.

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    Botanical characteristics of Veronica

    Veronica officinalis is a plantain family. This perennial grass grows up to 15-30 cm in height, forms ferns with rushing up branches. The stem of Veronica is creeping, with a uniform downy surface, rooting at the nodes. The leaves of the plant are narrow-lanceolate or linear, sharp, finely toothed, occasionally entire. The flowers are collected in many-flowered brush, growing from the axils of the upper leaves.

    Veronica officinalis blooms from mid-summer to autumn. The fruit is a glandular pubescent box. Plant habitats are found in Madeira, the Azores. Veronica is also growing in Europe, Turkey, Transcaucasia, Iran, Sakhalin, Dagestan, and the European part of Russia.

    Application of veronica

    Therapeutic herb Veronica is used for the external treatment of any wounds and skin diseases. Washings and baths with Veronica-based preparations are effective for non-healing wounds, ulcers, purulent rashes, and for skin itching. This herb is an excellent remedy, relieving fungal infections of the skin, used for sweating feet.

    Veronica is used in homeopathy, it is an excellent choleretic agent. Include it in the composition of breast tea, which is recommended for dry cough, asthma and diseases of the upper respiratory tract. With gastrointestinal diseases, gastritis with low acidity, Veronica, thanks to the bitterness and tannins contained in it, quickly restores the body, stimulates the appetite and normalizes the bowels.

    The recipe for broth is known for a long time: 2 tablespoons of grass is poured in a thermos with two cups of boiling water, insisting and taking 3-4 times a day 20 minutes before meals.

    The diuretic properties of infusion veronica are useful in diseases of the urinary tract, help with gout. Veronica drug is used for nervous overexcitement during menopause. The soothing properties of the plant eliminate insomnia, headaches. Reception of Veronica medicinal products helps to stop bleeding - both internal and external. Fresh broth, taken orally, can be saved from the effects of bites of poisonous spiders, snakes, and steamed herb of Veronica should be applied to the lesions.

    Chemical composition

    The composition of the plant has been little studied, but it is reliably known that the medicinal veronica contains the following biologically active substances:

    • organic acids, including malic, acetic, citric, tartaric and lactic,
    • essential oils,
    • phenol carboxylic acids,
    • glycosides,
    • tannins,
    • bitterness
    • carotene,
    • vitamin C,
    • trace doses of cardiac glycosides and alkaloids.

    Indications for use

    • colds,
    • diseases of the bronchopulmonary system: dry cough, bronchitis, tracheitis, asthma, tuberculosis,
    • low acidity gastritis,
    • diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, including reduced appetite, abdominal pain, diarrhea, gastritis, colitis, peptic ulcer, stomach cancer,
    • gout,
    • kidney disease
    • urolithiasis disease,
    • overwork and nervous exhaustion,
    • hyperexcitability,
    • insomnia,
    • headache and abdominal pain
    • uterine bleeding,
    • menopausal disorders
    • diathesis,
    • hematomas and abrasions,
    • arthrosis,
    • hernia
    • rheumatism,
    • eczema, dermatitis, scrofula, scabies, boils, unhealed purulent wounds and ulcers,
    • irritation and rash on the genitals
    • fungal skin lesions, especially mycoses of the legs,
    • bruises and wounds, diaper rash, sweating.

    Homemade drugs from Veronica officinalis

    • burns and purulent wounds, eczema and dermatitis, including in children: 15 tbsp. l medicinal raw materials for 0.5 liters of vegetable oil (preferably olive or corn), insist for a week. Lubricate the affected skin,
    • cracks on the heels, fungus on the feet: 10 tbsp. l medicinal raw materials pour 0.5 liters of vodka, insist in a dark place for 14 days. Tincture abundantly wipe the affected areas 2 times a day, morning and evening. After the procedure, it is recommended to leave the legs to dry, then wear socks. The course of treatment is 10 days,
    • damage to the kidneys and gout: 4 tbsp. l herbs pour 1 liter of boiling water for 2 hours, insist and strain. To accept 4 times a day on 100 ml before removal of an exacerbation of a disease,
    • climacteric disorders: 3 tbsp. l medicinal raw materials pour 1 liter of boiling water for 1 hour, insist, then strain. Take 3 times a day for 120 ml, the course is long. The same infusion is recommended for irritability, neurological disorders and insomnia,
    • dry eczema and neurodermatitis: 5 tbsp. l Pour herbs into a thermos and pour 1 liter of boiling water over, insist. In this infusion, you should moisten gauze and put it on problem areas for 5 minutes. Also, the tool can be added to the bath for bathing a child (in the ratio of 1:20 with water). Sitting trays are effective for gynecological diseases, accompanied by itching of the external genital organs. For gargling, the infusion can be used for acute sore throat, laryngitis, pharyngitis, exacerbation of tonsillitis (3 minutes up to 6 times per day).

    Information about the drug is generalized, is provided for informational purposes and does not replace the official instructions. Self-treatment is dangerous to health!

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    Collecting, harvesting

    You can collect raw materials throughout the summer period. It is recommended to harvest only the ground part. After collecting the leaves and flowers are dried on the street, under a canopy, and then dried in a dryer at a temperature not exceeding forty degrees. The presence of a light pleasant aroma indicates the readiness of raw materials. You can use blanks for two years, no more.

    Application in cosmetology, veterinary medicine and life

    Fresh and dried herbs of the plant are used as seasoning to help stimulate the functioning of the digestive glands, stimulate the appetite. Veronica leaves give the salads a certain piquancy. Flowers of the same plant are used to add flavor to brandies, wines, liqueurs. The aroma of the plant is very pleasant, especially increasing after drying. As for taste, it is somewhat bitter, similar to watercress.

    In addition, Veronica officinalis is an excellent honey plant. Valued properties of plants and in veterinary medicine. With plant-based remedies, diarrhea in horses is treated. Well proven grass and in cosmetology. Tincture of it is used to eliminate dandruff. In addition, various tonics and lotions for problematic skin are made from herbs.

    Composition, medicinal properties

    The composition of the plant today is not fully understood. However, scientists have found the content in the plant:

    • essential oils
    • glycosides,
    • organic acids: citric, malic, acetic, tartaric, lactic,
    • phenol carboxylic acids
    • bitter substances
    • ascorbic acid
    • carotene
    • tannins.

    The plant, due to the content in it of so many nutrients, has sekretoliticheskim, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, diaphoretic, reparative, anti-allergy, hemostatic, anthelmintic, anticonvulsant, analgesic, wound healing, expectorant, immune stimulating and restorative effect.

    Medicines from this miraculous plant contribute to:

    • normalization of metabolic processes,
    • stopping bleeding,
    • strengthen the immune system
    • elimination of pain and cramps,
    • wound healing
    • treatment of asthma, catarrhal pathologies, cough, bronchitis, diarrhea, gout, headache, wounds, contusions, diathesis, eczema, fungal infections, diaper rash, sore throat, tuberculosis, urolithiasis, scrofula.

    Skin pathology: infusion therapy

    Combine in equal quantities Veronica with cornflower, calendula flowers, walnut leaves, and horsetail grass. Crush components and mix thoroughly. Brew forty grams of raw materials with boiled water - half a liter. Let the composition infuse. Use 100 ml of the drink five times a day.

    Prostate adenoma: the use of a healing drink

    Mix the grass of Veronica in the amount of ten grams with the grass of the golden stick, hawthorn, shandra, medicinal clover, bed-bed, medicinal sparrow, warden, and Potentilla rhizomes - eight grams of each plant. Brew thirty grams of the mixture with boiling water - 300 ml. Let the composition infuse. Drink 150 ml each twice a day: in the morning and in the evening.

    Use in traditional medicine

    Veronica flowers photos are available below. In medicine, a herbal mix is ​​widely used, which actively fights against colds and infectious diseases of various etiologies. So, in folk medicine, medicinal shrubs are perfectly combined with sage and chamomile. The above inflorescences complement the therapeutic properties of Veronica, at the same time strengthening the immune system and creating protective armor to the body.

    For the treatment of various diseases apply a decoction, which is prepared as follows: 5 tablespoons of dry extract is poured boiling water and infused for several days. Next, the infusion is consumed in one teaspoon per day before bedtime. In the acute period, the dosage should be increased, after receiving consultation with the doctor.

    In the case of poisoning the body, it is possible to use the shrub therapeutic using an enema. To enhance the effect of using extract of Chernobyl or chamomile drug. The proportions that must be met - 1: 2. Insist this mixture for about a day, then filter, and use according to the instructions.

    The decoction of drug Veronica in diabetes, in recent times, is widely used in traditional medicine. Doctors recommend using a shrub not only inside, but also for the speedy restoration of the skin, treatment of wounds and pustules. For the preparation of therapeutic infusion will need 1 tablespoon of dry leaves of perennial shrubs, which must be brewed for one hour. Infusion is suitable for compresses. On the affected areas of the skin to keep the lotion should be about half an hour. Photos of medicinal herbs are located below.

    Veronica drug use depends on the state of health at the current time, as well as the type of disease. If you need help the body with diseases of the upper respiratory tract, the broth should be somewhat richer than with other health problems.

    For disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, use about 3-4 tablespoons of a plant extract. Brew infusion need about 2 days. Willingness to use officinalis1 decoction is determined by color - if the infusion is dark brown in color - you can immediately use it. If the taste is not satisfied for some reason, it is acceptable to use honey or half a teaspoon of sugar. There are no contraindications to diseases.

    Where is growing drug Veronica?

    Veronica officinalis looks like know not only experienced gardeners. Blue evergreen Veronica grows in more arid areas than the oak. Videos and photos of the shrub plant are available below. The beneficial properties of a medicinal herb determine its appearance. The plant, which will be used for medicinal purposes, has a thick and fleshy stem, dense leaves. The height of the stem is not more than 15 cm. Creeping Veronica is most often used to eliminate dry cough in children and adults. There are no contraindications.

    Herb Veronica officinalis: a unique composition and main characteristics

    Since time immemorial, people have been trying to find an effective way to get rid of diseases. As it turned out, he was very close. Often, drugs made from plants helped even hopelessly ill patients. For several centuries, traditional healers used Veronica herb to remedy various ailments. Later, scientists noted the valuable substances that the plant contains:

    • various essential oils
    • organic acids
    • alkaloids
    • vitamin C,
    • carotene,
    • glycoside,
    • vitamins
    • aukubin,
    • tannins.

    The list of useful elements of herb Veronica drug indicates its beneficial effects on the human body.

    Harvest raw materials preferably during its active growth. To do this, use only the ground part of the plant - flowers and foliage. Raw materials do not lose their valuable elements for 2 years.

    Observation of patients who took decoctions from Veronica drug showed its high healing potential. It has a beneficial effect on the body in these areas:

    • stops all sorts of bleeding,
    • removes sputum from the body,
    • relieves inflammation
    • relieves pain,
    • accelerates wound healing
    • stimulates the removal of fluid from the body,
    • contributes to the active work of the gallbladder.

    Due to the therapeutic properties of herbs Veronica on its basis created a lot of drugs that are prescribed for the prevention of various diseases and pathologies in the body.

    It is impossible to take lightly to herbal treatment, since they, like any chemical drug, have side effects. In each case, you should consult with a specialist.

    The active use of herbs Veronica in traditional medicine

    When a person loses strength, feels unwell and pain, he understands - the disease declared war on him. Is it reasonable to sit with folded arms during this period? Only active participation will help to defeat the invisible enemy, if you use an effective weapon. Often it can be pills, injections, droppers and various tinctures from plants. Only by mobilizing all the forces can the disease be conquered.

    The widespread use in traditional medicine herbs Veronica helps solve problems, sparing for the body way. The main requirement is to properly prepare the "medicine", prescribe a course of treatment and dose. Consider the popular recipes for potions from this wonderful plant.

    To eliminate the pain symptoms, traditional healers recommend making juice. It is squeezed from the fresh foliage and buds of the plant. Drink taken before meals 3 times a day. Dosage - the fourth part of the glass.

    In this case, the use of veronica drug is allowed only in the company with a river train, fragrant burdock, crushed wheatgrass root and violet flowers. Each component is taken in a tablespoon (dry), mixed and filled with hot water. Boil for about 15 minutes over low heat. The cooled broth is filtered through cheesecloth. Take on an empty stomach 3 times a day.

    First, squeeze the juice from a fresh plant. For its dosage 200 ml is required. Then it is mixed with alcohol (40%), tightly closed and insist in a place that does not penetrate the sun's rays for 10 days. Apply to lubricate the affected skin fungus 2 times a day (morning and evening).

    Various throat diseases

    To prepare the drug take about 20 grams of Veronica drug. Then it is poured boiling water (0.5 liters). They burned for 10 minutes on a small fire, after which they insist for an hour. Ready broth is filtered through a double ball of gauze. Take after meals 3 times a day.

    Symptoms of menopause

    Often women of balzakovsk age suffer discomfort during physiological changes in the body. To reduce stress and ease the symptoms of menopause, traditional healers propose to prepare a decoction of the following components:

    • therapeutic caravan,
    • wormwood,
    • violet,
    • birch leaves,
    • corn silk,
    • licorice rhizome,
    • chamomile,
    • peony petals,
    • yarrow

    Approximately 20 g of the mixture is poured with hot water (300 ml), covered with a lid, wrapped and insisted in a warm place for 2 hours. Strain the drug take 100 ml three times a day. The therapeutic period of treatment lasts no more than 4 months.

    To get rid of the annoying headache will help a decoction consisting of herbs:

    • Veronica officinalis,
    • eucalyptus,
    • pepper mountaineer,
    • thyme,
    • Linden blossom,
    • fireweed

    The components are mixed in a glass or enamel pot and pour hot liquid. Insist 3 hours. Take 4 times a day for three months. Allowable dose - the third part of the standard glass.

    Possible contraindications

    It is naive to think that there is a magic potion that would not have side effects. Each organism has its own characteristics, so it is important to listen to it and apply an individual approach. Like other medicinal plants, herb Veronica has contraindications that were revealed in the process of its use:

    • low blood pressure
    • high level of acidity of the stomach,
    • heart diseases,
    • intolerance to the components contained in the plant
    • children up to 3 years.

    A reasonable approach to the use of decoctions or juice Veronica Drug will help to achieve success in the fight against an invisible enemy. The main thing to follow the formulation and dosage of the drug, appointed by a specialist.

    Watch the video: Veronica officinalis with translation text (November 2019).

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