Potbelly, also called yellow water lily is a perennial herbaceous plant of the family Nymphaeaceae.The plant has a horizontal rhizome and numerous threadlike roots.Potbelly is found in lakes, ponds, lagoons and river channels, in shallow waters, in areas with slow water flow.Underwater Potbelly yellow stem reaches a length of 2 - 3 meters, and the capsule leathery rounded leaves lie on the surface of the water.The flowers are yellow egg capsules are placed on thick long stalks with leaves close.The flowers have a pleasant aroma and bright dark yellow color.
numerous beneficial properties of the capsule due to its rich yellow chemical composition.Thus, the rhizome of the capsule contains the following substances:
list of alkaloids in the composition of the roots of this plant is quite wide:
composition leaves the capsule also provides a rich list of useful elements:
The seeds and flowers of the yellow egg capsules contained nimfalin.In addition, the seeds are present tannin containing gallic acid and ellagic acid.
Medicinal properties, thanks to this combination, are widely used in folk and traditional medicine.For example, products based on ingredients Potbelly yellow render such actions:
curative effect of flowers, leaves, seeds and rhizome of the plant.For the procurement of raw materials have to exert a lot of effort.Furthermore, it is difficult to extract the water tightly in ingrown ground rhizomes reservoir, so even after drying the rhizomes of purified 10 kg of fresh plants is obtained only 1 kg of dry product.
Rhizomes yellow egg capsules contain alkaloids that have spermicidal and antitrihomonadnyh action.Of the alkaloids manufactured Potbelly yellow pharmacy drug "Lyutenurin", which is used for acute and chronic diseases trihomonadnyh.Furthermore, using the chemical composition of the capsule yellow manufactured contraceptives.
the capsule preparations from extracts of yellow, when applied topically, are used to treat diseases of the skin and mucous membranes, caused by Gram-positive microorganisms and pathogenic fungi.Yellow water-lily also collecting used in the composition of herbs used in the treatment of certain malignancies.
Rhizomes yellow egg capsules contain alkaloids nufarina groups that kill strains of Trichomonas, candida and other harmful agents.This allows the use of this herb for people suffering from immune deficiency who have had organ transplants and after chemotherapy.
based on the yellow egg capsules drugs are used as in the following serious diseases:
rhizomes and flowers of the capsule is used as a means of correcting sexual activity.Especially effective Potbelly impact on men's health when there are painful nocturnal emissions, impotence or weakened libido.The broth is made from the roots of the capsule, it is recommended to use at impotence in the stronger sex and frigidity in women.
In folk medicine, use the flowers, the rhizome with roots and leaves.As a folk remedy, flowers and rhizomes Potbelly yellow used for fever, inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract, skin diseases.A decoction of the roots of the capsule in small doses is also used in the following inflammatory diseases:
very well to such means in the fight against cough with SARS, bronchitis and pneumonia.Potbelly is shown in gout.Furthermore, preparations based on medicinal plants help it to get rid of nocturnal enuresis (urinary incontinence) in children.
this plant has a mild sedative and soporific effect.The aqueous extract of fresh flowers of yellow water-lily has a sedative effect, and because it is a means of taking the surface at an alarming dream.It should be remembered that in large doses is a means capable of causing depression of the central nervous system.
Tincture of the flowers of the capsule used in urolithiasis.A decoction of the flowers is used as an analgesic for pain in the joints and bruises, and fresh leaves of the capsule is applied to the sore places.Infusion of rhizomes Potbelly yellow as a fortifying agent recommended.
Also, broth rhizomes Potbelly yellow, cooked in beer or brewer's yeast, is able to treat seborrhea and enhance hair growth.
yellow water-lily, despite a rich list of its medicinal properties, still is a poisonous plant.Therefore, its use in the treatment must be strictly prescribed by a doctor, to observe the prescribed dose and duration of treatment.
case of violation of preparation technology of drugs and the timing of its administration, there may be symptoms such evidence of the poisoning:
can not exceed the specified dose of a doctor, as the wrong approach to a dose can cause severe poisoning and possibly death.In addition, preparations on the basis of yellow water-lily is strictly prohibited for pregnant women and children.
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