Celandine Hair: folk recipes

April 5, 2014

 celandine hair
 Celandine is often compared with ginseng: the scope of application of this plant and its efficiency is very high, it is used inside, used for skin care and nail care. Celandine hair is also used often: the plant helps relieve itchy scalp and improve the condition of hair. Also, celandine is one of the best remedies for dandruff.


Universal cleaner

Manufacturers of cosmetics like to use to create creams and ointments exotic plants of the protected parts of the world. Names of Overseas herbs sound exciting, but their effect is often insignificant and disappointing. The celandine is nothing exotic - a plant grows in abundance in all of Europe (except Arctic regions), Asia and America. Many owners of suburban areas, even struggling with this tall grass with yellow flowers, unaware of its healing properties.

Celandine - a medicinal plant, superior performance, many other herbs. Externally celandine Celandine - a means-tested over the centuries  Celandine - a means-tested over the centuries
   It looks quite modest: direct branching stalk height of one meter, yellow flowers. If you break off a piece of the stalk, then perform fault thick milky juice, which immediately turns orange. This juice is often used in folk medicine, for example, to remove warts.

In addition to the juice for making pharmaceuticals and cosmetics also use dried celandine. The collected grass air dried in the shade, and then used for the preparation of aqueous or alcoholic tinctures, decoctions, and for the infusion of oil.


Caution: poison

Celandine is poisonous. All parts of the plant contain alkaloids: homochelidonine, chelidonine, metoksihelidonin, chelerythrine, oksihelidonin, protopine, sanguinarine, allokriptopin, stilopin, sparteine, berberine, oksisangvinarin, coptisine, helilutin, helirubin and others. In addition, there celandine carotene, a large amount of ascorbic acid and malic acid, succinic acid, citric acid, and flavonoids.

Thanks to its rich composition of celandine has analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, soothing action. According to some reports, this plant has anti-tumor effect and can be used to treat cancer.

Dermatologic celandine can not for everyone. Since the plant contains an alkaloid protopine, which increases the tone of the uterus, it can not be used for pregnant women. Unacceptable treatment of celandine Treatment of celandine - for help to nature  Treatment of celandine - for help to nature
   young children, lactation of drugs on the basis of this plant, too, should be abandoned.

Alkaloid homochelidonine contraindicated in all neurological diseases involving increased convulsive readiness. With preparations on the basis of celandine can not experiment that has epilepsy. You can not use this plant and suffering from asthma or angina.

All these contraindications relate primarily to the juice of celandine. Decoctions, tinctures and oil extracts are less dangerous because the toxic substances contained in them at lower concentrations. However, if you are hypersensitive celandine have to give up the use of this herb in any form. And in any case it is better to use celandine (especially use it inside) only after consulting your doctor. Symptoms of overdose: excessive thirst, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, dizziness, fainting, confusion, hallucinations. Should this occur, you should immediately discontinue use of celandine The use of celandine - a wide range of actions  The use of celandine - a wide range of actions
   and seek medical advice.


Celandine for a luxurious head of hair

Celandine is used not only for the recovery of the skin, but also for the beauty of hair. This is a good preventive and therapeutic agent for seborrhea, hair loss, irritation and itching of the scalp. Broth celandine hair - a good tonic. If you regularly rinse hair infusion and decoction of celandine rubbed into the scalp, the hair will become shiny, fluffy, docile and flexible. Sometimes broth celandine also added a decoction of yarrow, nettle, chamomile and other herbs.

Even more effective hair mask on the basis of celandine and other medicinal herbs. Such masks are prepared the same way: mixed dried herbs, pour hot water and heated in a water bath for half an hour - forty minutes. After that, the broth cooled, and herbal gruel rub the hair roots. Half an hour later the mask are washed away with running water. It is enough to carry out such procedures once a week for a couple of months to get a steady result.

For example, the mask of celandine and Saponaria officinalis perfectly toned hair. Mask of the five parts of the roots of Potentilla erect, and one part of celandine herbs, in contrast, soothes the scalp. The mask from the roots of celandine crassifolia and strengthens hair, tones the scalp and is a good prophylactic against seborrhea.

For oily hair mask fit of celandine seeds in a mixture with a quince and birch leaves and vinegar. Also effective mask of celandine with oak bark, nettle, St. John's wort, and rosemary essential oil.

For the treatment and prevention of dry seborrhea recommended to use celandine in combination with a mother and stepmother, lavender essential oil The healing properties of lavender - not only pleasant aroma  The healing properties of lavender - not only pleasant aroma
 Bergamot, lemon, geranium and tea tree. Also celandine to treat dry seborrhea added poplar buds, roots, anise, marjoram, marshmallow seeds, olive oil, egg yolk. You can also rub it into the hair just before shampooing oily extract of celandine.

Mask of celandine with wormwood improves circulation, tones and strengthens hair growth and is used for the prevention of dandruff. To stimulate hair growth and effective masks of herbs celandine and burdock root.

Maria Bykov

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Tincture of ginger: the use from time immemorial

October 5, 2011

 tincture of ginger
 In the East, ginger Ginger and the most unexpected, but pleasant useful properties  Ginger and the most unexpected, but pleasant useful properties
   considered unbeatable seasoning and cure for all ills. But Western medicine recognizes the healing qualities of ginger and use it in the treatment of certain diseases. Ginger is often adds special warmth drugs that accelerates their effects on the body. And recently began to actively use ginger for weight loss.

 Tincture of ginger: the use from time immemorial

Useful properties of ginger

Ginger has a multifaceted effect on the human body. It improves blood circulation and metabolism, reduce inflammation, has a positive influence on the entire gastro-intestinal tract and liver.

In diseases of the digestive system of ginger is used to improve blood circulation in the area and remove the spasms of smooth muscles, which helps to relieve pain and improve the function of the gastrointestinal tract. Perfectly removes ginger and stagnation in the gallbladder and biliary tract.

The most popular feature of today ginger is its ability to affect the metabolism of fat. Accelerating fat metabolism leading to weight loss, so it is used in obesity, and just for a little weight loss, ie for correction Correction figures: options to fight obesity  Correction figures: options to fight obesity
 . In addition, it restores the correct metabolism of cholesterol, which is the prevention of atherosclerosis, coronary heart disease and other serious illnesses.

Ginger has a positive effect for colds, particularly viral, as it causes a rush of blood to the upper respiratory tract, and this contributes to a more rapid flow of inflammatory processes.

Finally, ginger - perfect anesthetic, it is good when a headache, teeth, there are a lot of pain along the nerves radiculitis and osteochondrosis, muscular and joint pain.

 Tincture of ginger: the use from time immemorial

Tincture of ginger and its method of preparation

Tincture of ginger - it is the most convenient form of medication. It can be prepared once for the entire course of treatment. In addition, alcohol solutions retains all the medicinal properties of ginger, and convenient to take.

Today, ginger tincture is most often used for weight loss. You can cook it the old way, which has been applied in Tibet: ginger root about two hundred grams of weight should be thoroughly washed, cleaned, cut into small pieces and pour the vodka so that it completely covers the root; then cover dish and place in a warm, dry place to infuse; tincture maturation process occurs within two weeks, at which time the dishes must be periodically (preferably daily) shake; then you need infusion drain and add to it a little bit of honey and lemon juice - this will improve not only the taste, but also healing properties.

In Tibetan medicine tincture of ginger used a teaspoon twice a day, morning and afternoon, half an hour before a meal, as a body cleansing, toning and restoring alertness means, including impotence Impotence - a female perspective on the problem  Impotence - a female perspective on the problem
   men. It is also used in inflammatory diseases of the upper respiratory tract, diseases of the digestive system. It enhances the effectiveness of ginger liqueur or raspberry syrup made from it. This medicine is especially useful for colds.

The infusion of ginger can also be used for gargling in angina. To do this, a teaspoon of tincture diluted in a half glass of water and rinse the throat several times a day.

 Tincture of ginger: the use from time immemorial

How to lose weight with the help of tincture of ginger

To this end, ginger tincture taken within a month of a teaspoon in the morning and at lunch. In the evening, the infusion is not recommended as it can cause sleep disturbance Dreams: how to understand our dreams  Dreams: how to understand our dreams
 . After a month of course need to take a break for a month and then repeat the course.

Of course, the use of only one infusion does not cause weight loss, if you do not adhere to basic rules of supply, that is, not to eat fatty meats and fish, and all kinds of sweets and baking. Korma addition, physical activity is also required - only if the power consumption exceeds the intake of possibly losing weight.

But the infusion of ginger and diet will help (it reduces the mental craving for food and appetite), and increase physical activity (tincture tones), so with the infusion of ginger lose weight easier and more enjoyable. For example, if you had not had the strength to go to work on foot, while taking ginger tincture is quite possible to reach even to the gym or do regular jogging outdoors. And there are not very desirable. And if after a walk appears appetite, it is quite possible to put out an apple - ginger tincture always help to do it.

Tincture of ginger - it is not the invention of our time, its properties were tested by Tibetan monks for centuries.

Galina Romanenko

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