Very often, at the slightest sign of ailments people hurry to the pharmacy to buy drugs that are synthesized chemically. But often the problem can be overcome with the help of that man gives nature itself. There are many herbs that possess many useful properties.
In this article, a closer look at the useful properties of chamomile pharmacy. The name of the pharmacy chamomile has synonyms such as Wink or uterine grass. Chamomile is an herb that has a stem with many ramifications, ranging in length from 10 to 20 centimeters. Chamomile belongs to the Asteraceae family, they have the form of flowers baskets, with tapered location with yellow. Pharmacy daisy occurs almost everywhere, but it is not recommended to collect daisy near roads.
Collect only blooming inflorescences - baskets, stem and leaves in medical and cosmetic purposes is not used. Time collecting inflorescences - June and July, at a time when the inflorescence is fully open. Dried chamomile flowers pharmacy at a temperature of 45 degrees, avoiding contact with the raw material to direct sunlight. However, in our time is not necessarily on their own harvest chamomile. Cooked dried chamomile can be purchased at any pharmacy.
Chamomile is used in cosmetics and medical purposes. However, chamomile also has contraindications, therefore before use of popular recipes you should consult with your doctor. Doctors say that, despite the fact that only a daisy plant, it has a strong enough impact on the human body, so its use must be strictly dosed. When excessively long use of pharmacy chamomile, or significant excess of recommended dosages in humans may causeless irritability, headache, general central nervous system depression, general weakness of the body.
Also, in any case can not be used chamomile in any form to people who are prone to diarrhea and gastritis anatsidny. It is often recommended for use in a daisy if nursing babies suffer from colic and bloating. However, chamomile children can bring not only benefit, but harm. Do not give your child a large amount of broth chamomile - start with a teaspoon, gradually increasing the amount of broth, if you do not notice the symptoms of allergic reactions.
All of the above is equally applicable in those cases where the pharmacy daisy applied topically to treat skin diseases. Be sure to try out the pre-agent on a small area of skin. Despite the fact that the properties of chamomile include and anti-allergic effect, if you are hypersensitive allergy it is still possible.
We should also talk about how the chamomile during pregnancy. Very many pregnant women drink chamomile to relieve headaches. However, a decoction of chamomile, taken in small pregnancy can cause bleeding and miscarriage, and if the decoction taken for a longer period, there is a risk of premature birth. That's why chamomile is contraindicated in pregnant women.
Chamomile flowers have many useful properties:
- Disinfectant properties. Pharmacy daisy effectively kills a large number of pathogens and can be successfully used for disinfecting wounds.
- Anti-inflammatory properties. A decoction of chamomile effectively removes both dermal inflammatory responses and inflammation of internal organs.
- Also Pharmacy daisy has a strong choleretic properties, so it is very useful for gallbladder disease.
- In addition, the pharmacy chamomile is able to excite the appetite.
- Pharmacy daisy has a relaxing effect on smooth muscle, thus removing spasms.
In medical practice, the infusion of chamomile is used in the inside, as an antispasmodic agent in diseases of the digestive system, accompanied by flatulence and spasms in the intestines. To prepare the broth for this purpose you need two tablespoons of dry inflorescences pharmacy and a half liters of water. Boil water in an enamel pot, sprinkle in it chamomile blossoms. Boil the broth for 10 minutes, then strain it and add a tablespoon of honey. Take a decoction twice a day - in the morning on an empty stomach and at night before going to bed. The course of treatment should be about one week.
In that case, if the sick person suffers from problems with the gall and bile ways by, broth chamomile preparing a little differently. Boil one liter of water, add the three tablespoons of dried chamomile blossoms and a tablespoon of pre-shredded leaves of aloe tree. Boil the broth for about 5 minutes, then strain it and leave to cool. Take the broth must be early in the morning on an empty stomach, then you need to spend an hour lying in the lateral position.
Enema infusion of chamomile pharmacy wonderful help in resolving such a delicate problem as spastic constipation. To prepare pour two tablespoons of dried chamomile blossoms liter of boiling water, wrap tightly with a cloth and leave for 12 hours. It should be done with this infusion of micro klizmochki after each bowel movement. In addition to eliminating spastic constipation such wonderful recipe eliminates the anal fissures and hemorrhoids.
Also great for hemorrhoids help emulsion enemas, designed to cleanse and heal the inflamed hemorrhoidal nodes. To prepare the solution you need an enema decoction of chamomile for the preparation of which you need to pour boiling water a tablespoon of dry inflorescences and boil for 10 minutes. After that, cool, strain and add 6 tablespoons sunflower oil. Enema should be done before going to bed, for about one month. The first improvement is usually noticeable after the first week of treatment.
However, for the treatment of colitis and enteritis some enema of chamomile decoction quite enough. Treatment should be complex - a sick person should ingest camomile tea for one quarter of a cup twice a day. To prepare oral prepare an infusion in the usual way and add one tablespoon of aloe juice.
However, pharmacy chamomile has been successfully applied not only for the treatment of diseases of the gastro - intestinal tract, but also for the treatment of colds. For example, for the treatment of sore throats and tonsillitis great help infusion prepared as follows: Pour a tablespoon of dried chamomile blossoms boiling water, leave for about one hour, then strain and add 10 drops of tincture of iodine. This infusion is necessary to gargle every hour. Even in the case of strong purulent angina relief comes in 6 - 7 hours.
Baths of chamomile great help in diseases of the joints, especially in gout. To prepare the bath water, and boil it in a daisy vsypte the rate of 100 grams per liter of water. Water for baths should be as hot as much as the skin can bear.
When inflammation of the middle ear is very effective help tamponchiki soaked in a strong solution of chamomile decoction, and compresses. For the preparation you need to compress wool, which is necessary to moisten in broth chamomile, to impose on the affected ear, the top cover with cellophane and not to impose a tight bandage fabric. The compress should be changed every 4 - 6 hours.
Juice chamomile can help get rid of the polyps in the nose. To prepare the solution you need to pour a tablespoon of chamomile flowers pour two tablespoons of boiling water. The resulting mass wrap in gauze cloth and squeeze. The resulting liquid is mixed with the juice of celandine in equal proportions, and instilled twice a day for a week.
If a person suffers from chronic cystitis and pyelonephritis, camomile tea can help with the disease, and if treatment is started early in the disease, it is possible to achieve a full recovery. For the treatment to be taken into broth chamomile and dandelion drug. To make it, take two tablespoons dandelion root and one tablespoon dried chamomile blossoms, fill them liter of water and bring to a boil in a water bath, then cool it and ingest 100 grams before each meal.
Many people, especially women, often very much suffer from chronic headaches. But migraines daisy able to help. Traditional medicine offers three ways to get rid of a headache:
- Take two tablespoons of dried chamomile blossoms, grind them into a powder using a coffee grinder or manually. The powder should be taken at the first symptoms of occurrence of headaches.
- Pour into a glass one teaspoon of chamomile blossoms, fill it with boiling water, leave for an hour. Broth need to drink the appearance of headaches.
- If you have headaches occur regularly, in advance, prepare following infusion: 100 scales of vodka sprinkle in three tablespoons of chamomile flowers pharmacy and leave for 10 days in a dark and cool place. Take 10 drops of headaches.
In the event that a person periodically arise bone pain, it may help to remedy: Take 10 fresh chamomile blossoms, and fill them with 100 grams of any vegetable oil, leave for two months. Take a teaspoon twice a day. The course of treatment should last about one month.
The use of chamomile in gynecology
Chamomile used in gynecology and has been very widely. Most often, women face it with inflammatory diseases of the genital organs. Usually, inflammatory diseases of the uterus and appendages caused by different microbes - streptococci, gonococci, and other bacteria. Of course, the first thing a woman has to do is to consult a gynecologist, who will set the exact causative agent and select individual treatment.
The second frequency of occurrence of the problem - a cervical erosion. As a rule, simple erosion can be cured by conservative methods of treatment, while severe erosion is necessary to cauterize.
For all types of diseases the first sign of the disease is the appearance of whiter. These whites in appearance and consistency are significantly different from the normal physiological discharge. They may be yellowish or greenish color. In that case, if the discharge have purulent form it most likely is a sexually transmitted disease, and if allocation curdled, the disease caused by the yeast fungi.
Practically all gynecological diseases daisy can bring relief to women. If a woman is suffering from inflammatory diseases, it will include a means for cooking you will need:
- 20 g of dry inflorescences pharmacy daisy.
- One ampoule novocaine.
- One liter of boiling water.
Place inflorescences pharmacy daisy in a thermos, pour them a liter of boiling water and close the lid. Insist need about a day, then strain the infusion, and add one vial of Novocain. Apply infusion for daily irrigation.
If you have cervical erosion, prepare infusion of chamomile as described above, but without adding to it Novocain. Pre-cut the aloe leaves and place for a week in a dark and cold place. Crush the leaves until mushy state and mix with the infusion of chamomile in equal proportions. This solution is necessary to impregnate ordinary tampon and put it deep into the vagina, preferably overnight. The course of treatment should be 10 days.
Chamomile in cosmetology
If we talk about useful plants such as chamomile, used in cosmetics also can not ignore. Camomile has a positive effect not only on skin, but also on the condition of the hair and nails.
Pharmacy daisy very effectively helps to get rid of acne. To do this, prepare a decoction of chamomile and celandine. This is done as follows: Prepare a tablespoon of dry celandine herbs and two tablespoons of dry inflorescences pharmacy daisy. Pour a liter of boiling water, leave for at least 10 hours. Use this decoction to wipe the face 5 times a day. Acne will disappear already on the 7th day of application.
If the facial skin is inflamed and irritated, the man will help lotions from chamomile and honey. Pour a tablespoon of chamomile cup of boiling water, leave for about two hours, then strain the broth using a gauze cloth. Add the resulting infusion tablespoon of honey and mix thoroughly. Prepare the gauze to be wet in the resulting infusion and applied to the lesions of the skin for about 30 minutes, changing the napkins as they dry. The course of treatment should last until the complete disappearance of signs of inflammation.
If you have oily skin, prone to acne, return it to a healthy state helps chamomile cream is prepared at home. To make it, you need 200 grams of butter, one lemon, three tablespoons of dried chamomile blossoms. Bring to a boil 100 grams of water, and then sprinkle in a daisy in it and boil for about 10 minutes. Insist hour broth, tightly wrapped cloth. Then, in a water bath melt the butter. Once it acquires liquid consistency, pour the broth chamomile insisted and continue to boil in a water bath for about 15 minutes to excessive moisture has boiled away. Remove the resulting mass and add to it the juice of one lemon, carefully stirring constantly. Place a weight in the glass container and store in the refrigerator. You can use it as an ordinary cream, without any restrictions -.
In a similar way you can prepare a chamomile cream is designed for dry and sensitive skin. Make a strong decoction of chamomile, the rate of two tablespoons of chamomile blossoms to 100 grams of water. Steep it for one hour, then add 200 grams water bath of melted butter. However, instead of lemon juice to the mix you need to add 50 grams of glycerin, mix thoroughly and place in a glass bowl. Use it as a normal moisturizer.
Chamomile face can help in getting rid of freckles and age spots. For this it is necessary to prepare a special solution:
- 2 medium-sized lemon.
- 20 grams of dry chamomile pharmacy.
- Half a liter of yogurt or sour.
- 200 grams of boiling water.
Inflorescence chamomile put in an enamel container, cover with boiling water. Insist hour, then strain the infusion and mix it with yogurt. Add to the juice of two lemons, stir the resulting mixture carefully. It is necessary to moisten the gauze and apply on pigmented skin, leaving it for an hour. After that, the skin should be washed under running water and treat any fat cream. To reduce the risk of irritation should not use this tool more than 3 times a week.
Chamomile hair is also very useful. It not only improves the condition of the hair, but also relieves irritation of the scalp and helps eliminate dandruff. Pharmacy daisy effectively helps to stop hair loss. Broth inherently very similar, but still a little different.
If you have dry, loose hair is prone to breakage and hair loss, you will help the following agent. Fill 0, 5 liters of boiling water one tablespoon of dried chamomile blossoms. Insist 3:00, then strain the infusion and mix in equal parts with the egg yolk. The resulting mixture was put on hair over the entire length with a brush or sponge to the hair. Leave the mixture for about half an hour, then wash thoroughly with running water. Such masks must be done at least twice a week. In a month your hair will not be found - they will get a healthy look and silky, stop falling out.
To get rid of dandruff you need a slightly different decoction of chamomile. Boil one liter of water, sprinkle in it a tablespoon of dried chamomile blossoms and one teaspoon of plantain medicinal root. Boil the broth must be for one hour, then strain through gauze cloth.