12 August

Tansy familiar and useful

Lovers of winter flowers can be composed of tansy lovely song, but fans of "herbal" treatments may well use a tansy in the recipes of traditional medicine.

How many tansy flowers "on the head", so many names: she "rowan wild" and "wild tansy gorobnika" and "black cohosh" and ryabishnik, desyatiha and devyatiha, kozelnik and vrotich, kuroslep and blednitsa ...

Confuse tansy with other plants is almost impossible: a strong, camphor-like smell, a fair height - up to one and a half meters, beautiful pinnatisect leaves lanceolate.Tansy blossoms in the summer, filling and clearing boundaries, roadsides and grooves.

Since ancient times, tansy - favorite plant healers.Collect as young flowers with baskets, and mature seeds - right now, in the late autumn.How and what helps tansy-zlatoglavka?It abundantly contain essential oils, flavonoids and alkaloids, organic acids, tannins and bitter substances, gums, sugars, and gum.Such a rich "bouquet" and defined its widest use.

in the form of a powder or water

infusion inflorescence tansy used as a sedative, liver disease, intestinal diseases.Good results have been obtained in the treatment of tansy gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer.A topically lotions from its broth in the form of compresses help with arthritic and rheumatic affections of the joints, sprains and bruises.In addition, Napary of her baskets (20-25g of dry material per liter of water) is perfectly manifest themselves as an antipyretic and diaphoretic.

tansy leaves are also used: the mistress of flavored homemade preserves, liqueurs and pastries.In addition, hiking and travel lovers thanks tansy learned a long time to keep fresh raw meat: overlaid it leaves, it does not spoil a few days, even in the heat.

In life as tansy used as a natural insecticide: flies, mosquitoes and other vermin simply do not digest!The powder is dried herb of her craftsmen to successfully fight with cockroaches, bedbugs and other insects.

And gardeners decoction of the leaves and baskets with the addition of soap spend processing of berry bushes and fruit trees against the moth, aphids, plodozhorok, weevils and other garden pests.

So from the proud plant bouquets tansy useful to keep at home all year round, as in "cheese", and in dried form.

Recipes of traditional medicine

- One tablespoon of tansy flower baskets to insist 4:00 in 2 cups of cooled boiled water in a sealed container, then strain.Take half a cup 2-3 times a day for 20 minutes before eating.

- 5g flower baskets to insist 2-3 hours in 1 cup boiling water, then drain.Take 1 tablespoon 3-4 times a day 20 minutes before meals with enterocolitis and other gastrointestinal diseases.Infusion of tansy can be used also for bathing and washing.

- 1 tablespoon of ground seeds tansy mixed with two medium minced garlic cloves.The mixture was boiled in a sealed container for 10 minutes, counting from the beginning of the boil in 2 cups of milk.Broth drain, squeeze and warm to use for enemas with pinworms.Enemas repeat for several days.

However, it is necessary to make a small, but very important addition.tansy drugs absolutely contraindicated for pregnant women and children!The fact is that it is poisonous.In tansy has several forms, seemingly difficult-and often poisoning are connected with their application.

Manifestations of poisoning can be dizziness, cramps, body aches, shortness of breath.In these cases, how to clean the stomach faster and consult your doctor immediately!However, in fairness say that such cases are rare, and mostly when, instead of consumed doses person drinks extracts tansy liters.So treated, but be careful!

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