Tansy of worms used in folk medicine for centuries. She copes with all round worms, including the most prevalent - Ascaris and pinworms. Infusions of tansy at worm infestations take in relatively high dosage, resulting in the death of worms.
How does tansy
Tansy - is a perennial herbaceous plant of the Asteraceae family, which grows on the entire territory of our country. For the manufacture of drugs used in folk medicine tansy flowers - small, bright yellow with a slight smell of camphor, united in inflorescences. Flowers were collected at the beginning of their occurrence in June - August, air-dried in the shade.
Action drugs from tansy is due to its composition. In the flowers of tansy contain essential oils that contains a number of biologically active substances. It thujone, tuyol, camphor, borneol, pinene. In the flowers of tansy also contains flavonoids, bitterness, tannins, organic acids, ascorbic acid, terpenes and traces of alkaloids.
Tansy has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, diaphoretic, analgesic, antitumor, anthelmintic and choleretic properties. It stimulates the secretion of gastric juice, increases the tone of smooth muscle of the gastrointestinal tract, as well as the tone of the uterus, urinary tract and blood vessels.
Tansy promotes blood pressure and slow the heart rate, stimulates the central nervous system. Therefore, drugs prepared on the basis of tansy flowers, widely used in folk medicine. The official medicine tansy
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is used as an anthelmintic and cholagogue.
Anthelmintic action provides a toxic substance thujone, which is part of the essential oil
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tansy. Toxicity thujone mainly connected with its effect on the central nervous system. If you get this substance in the body of worms, it kills them. But to achieve the infusion of tansy anthelmintic actions taken in large doses, it is quite dangerous to humans. In connection with this infusion of tansy is not used to treat children and adolescents up to 18 years.
How to use the tansy to get rid of worms
Dried flowers of tansy can be purchased at the pharmacy. Tansy from worms is most often used as a tincture, which is prepared on the basis of a tablespoon per cup of water. Tsvetikov tansy placed in an enamel dish, pour hot boiled water, capped, and heated in a boiling water bath for 15 minutes, then cooled at room temperature for 45 minutes, filtered, drained, the infusion volume was adjusted to 200 mL of boiling water.
Before applying the recommended infusion shake. Tansy is accepted by the worms of one-third or one-half cup twice a day for 15 minutes before meals, for three consecutive days, then take a laxative. If necessary, treatment can be repeated after one - two weeks.
Tansy from worms can also be applied in the form of powder prepared from dried flowers. To the dried flowers are pulverized in a mortar. For the treatment of intestinal worms take a third of a teaspoon of the powder, mixing it with syrup or honey, twice a day for half an hour before meals for three days. After a course of treatment taken laxatives, facilitates the removal of the victims of worms from the intestine.
In the form of worms microclysters tansy is used with the addition of crushed garlic cloves
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. Microclysters for the treatment of worms can also be prepared from the following collection: mix one part of dry powdered flowers of tansy, chamomile and wormwood, take a tablespoon of the collection, pour a glass of boiling water, bring to a boil, cool slightly, add a mashed clove of garlic infuse Within three hours, drain, squeeze.
With the help of micro enema into the rectum (lying on the left side) is administered 50 ml of the infusion. Thereafter, it is recommended to lie at least half the left side first and then on the back, and finally, on the right side. Enema is better to do a few hours. Microclysters do every day for a week.
All dosage tansy designed for the treatment of adults. Dosage of worms tansy missing children, as for the treatment of children, this plant is not applicable.
Side effects tansy flowers
In conventional therapeutic dosages tansy usually no side effects, is only possible allergic reaction. But tansy from worms taken in large doses, so side effects can not be excluded. In overdose tansy may cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain. In very rare cases, seizures can occur and hallucinations. One can not exclude adverse effects on the part of the cardiovascular system: high blood pressure and a sharp deceleration in heart rate up to a cardiac arrest.
Contraindications to the use of tansy are increased individual sensitivity, gallstone disease, pregnancy, breast-feeding
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chest and for children up to age 18 years. Be wary of tansy should be people who are prone to high blood pressure and bradycardia (slowing of heart rate).
Tansy from worms is quite effective, but toxic and should be used with caution.