Infusion of celandine: use requires caution

May 25, 2014

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 celandine tincture
 For centuries, celandine was used as a medicinal plant. Pliny, the Roman scholar, mentions his healing power, and B14-th century celandine taken in liquid form for use as a means of invigorating the blood. It was also believed that the use of this fluid sharpens vision and other senses, promotes wound healing and treatment of jaundice. This plant has a mild analgesic, sedative, anti-inflammatory, anti-tumor effect. Celandine is a herbal antibiotic, a diuretic and improves the immune system.


About plants

Celandine (Chelidonium majus) - this is a herbaceous perennial plant that can be found on the plains and in the mountainous areas to the maximum height of 800-1000 meters. It grows on the soft, sometimes sandy soils in shady places in forests, shrubs or gardens. The plant originates from Europe (it was first discovered in the Mediterranean region). Despite this, however, it is easy to spread to other areas of the globe.

Celandine develops by branching and reaches a height of 30-100 cm. Its flowers are yellow flowers celandine Celandine - a means-tested over the centuries  Celandine - a means-tested over the centuries
   from May until the autumn. Its leaves are serrated, like oak leaves. All parts of the plant contain latex - a yellowish-orange substance similar to milk, which has a bitter taste. This jelly becomes darker when exposed to air.


Properties celandine

Celandine contains alkaloids such as chelidonine, homochelidonine, oksihelidonin, metoksihelidonin, sanguinarine, coptisine, protopine, alokriptopin, in an amount of 0, 2-0, 5% depending on the part of the plant and the time of harvest .  Chistotel also comprises, in very small quantities, and baberin sparteine, vitamin C (particularly in the leaves), resins, essential oils and mineral salts .  Chelidonine and homochelidonine have an effect, similar to the action of morphine and a sedative drug, acting on the main nerve centers .  At the same time, they provide little stimulatory effect on respiration .  Chelidonine also provides antispasmodic action, which has a plant .  Sanguinarine consisting celandine stimulates the medullary centers, and even has an antitumor effect, while chelerythrine possesses the ability to reduce blood pressure and to stimulate bowel motility and contractions .

Besides these properties, celandine has excellent antibiotic effect against many pathogens. It also has a soothing, antiseptic and antispasmodic action.


That treats celandine tincture?

Celandine is one of the most effective medicinal plants known to mankind. Tincture of Celandine from ancient times used to treat a variety of diseases. This plant has antibacterial, analgesic, anti-tumor, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, soothing and immunomodulatory effects.

Celandine knowingly gained fame as a universal remedy: using this plant can cure many diseases. Of course, this does not mean that celandine is a kind of cure-all, but the doctors there are many cases where the infusion of celandine healed seemingly hopeless patients.

Of course, this does not mean that we should abandon all the achievements of modern medicine and treated only celandine. It is often treated with tincture of Celandine can complement other medications, increasing their effect. Thus, celandine often used for the treatment of various tumors, including malignant. Proper use of celandine tincture allows to activate the body's defenses and get rid of tumors. Celandine is widely used in cosmetics to eliminate acne, warts, warts, age spots and other skin blemishes.

Alcohol tinctures of celandine well-proven in the treatment of certain diseases of the stomach, intestines, liver and gall bladder. With the infusion and treated as diseases of the genitourinary system.

In most cases, the infusion drink in a specific pattern, but sometimes also complemented by local treatment procedures such as enemas with celandine during bowel polyps or douching with celandine in diseases of the female genital organs. Celandine helps reduce headache or toothache, relieves cramps, is used as a decontaminant.

Tincture of Celandine is considered an excellent tool for strengthening the immune system Strengthening the immune system - help the immune system  Strengthening the immune system - help the immune system
 . Celandine is poisonous, but if you use it correctly, the poison does not cause poisoning, and enhance the body's ability to fight infections of any origin. It is no coincidence often used celandine tincture of the flu: a few drops of medicine to effectively help in the fight against viruses.



Tincture of Celandine - a homeopathic remedy recommended for the treatment of jaundice, biliary dyskinesia, gall kalkuleza, atony bladder, spleen and intestinal diseases. For the treatment of hysteria, insomnia or restlessness celandine tincture can be mixed with the infusion of hypericum Herb St. John's wort - a remedy for stress  Herb St. John's wort - a remedy for stress
   or valerian. Against warts, calluses, skin irritations, keratitis, or skin cancer, make a poultice with the infusion of celandine, applying them to the affected area. In cases of uterine fibroids poultice with the infusion of celandine is applied to the lower abdomen.


Side effects

We need to see a doctor the following possible side effects after taking the infusion of celandine:

  • nausea,
  • dizziness,
  • fatigue,
  • weakness
  • anxiety,
  • insomnia.

Celandine can also cause:

  • harm to the embryo,
  • low blood pressure,
  • adverse effects on the liver.

Interaction with other drugs:

The combination of herbs with other medications can reduce their effectiveness, or produce undesirable side effects. Along with the infusion of celandine can not take the following medicines:

  • drugs containing digitalis used in heart failure, as well as morphine and morfinsoderzhaschie medication;
  • drugs, lowering blood sugar Blood sugar - one of the main indicators of human health  Blood sugar - one of the main indicators of human health
  • sulfa drugs such as Bactrim.


What is important to remember when taking celandine

  • You can not use celandine, during pregnancy or breast-feeding.
  • Do not give this herb to children.
  • You can not use celandine more than two weeks in one course.
  • If you have or suspect a serious disease of the liver or stomach, you can not use celandine or any other herbal preparation, or new grass.
  • It is important to remember that celandine - a very poisonous plant. Skin contact its juice can cause its inflammation. Ingestion may cause abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, fainting, severe inflammation and other serious problems with the gastrointestinal tract, coma, and even death.
  • It should be borne in mind that there are cases when the reception of celandine inside leads to poisoning and death.
  • Do not take celandine instead of prescription drugs.