Tansy: Solar Sister daisies - Common
August 16, 2014
- Tansy: sunny chamomile sister
Tansy - it is the most common type of tansy. The height of this plant reaches 0.5-1.5 m, flowers - small, yellow, collected in fairly large inflorescences. It is often found in open areas - fields, vacant lots, and so on. This is one of the most effective natural anthelmintics.
Infusion of tansy was used to combat intestinal worms and other parasites living in the human body, many centuries ago. It also helps with rheumatism
Rheumatic fever - are possible complications of heart
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, Flatulence, poor appetite.
It has long been believed that a strong smell of tansy repels insects, so it is planted under the windows and hung on the door of the kitchen, if it is to go out. In Germany, the plant hung on the windows to ward off evil spirits. In some regions, for example, in the early American colonies, tansy is so widely used for medical purposes, that she was almost in every home, and it was used to treat almost any illness. It was believed that it can save even the plague, and according to popular belief of Roma, tansy - the cure for all diseases. Not surprisingly, the English name of tansy - tansy, apparently, comes from the Greek word athanasia - immortality.
The use of tansy
Currently, tansy is used for headaches, neuralgia, pain in joints
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, Sciatica, bloating, some diseases of the bladder
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, Digestive problems, stomach cramps. Often used tansy swelling caused by congestive heart failure, kidney disease, hysteria, cold. It calms the nerves, antibacterial, antioxidant and diaphoretic action. Tansy as Tanacetum parthenium is abortifacient.
The healing properties of tansy is not well understood, and it must be used very carefully, not taking no faith without exception, the recommendations of traditional healers. For example, so far it is not clear whether the tansy safe for the liver; there is evidence indicating that it may aggravate some diseases of the liver and lead to damage to its tissues in people who abuse alcohol. At the same time, a variety of sources you can find a lot of recipes decoctions and infusions with tansy to treat liver diseases. Those who have problems with the liver, it is strongly advised not to self-medicate, and implement the recommendations of your doctor.
Side effects of tansy
This kind of tansy can cause nausea, vomiting, severe diarrhea, stomach pain, dizziness, tremors, bleeding, irritability, and muscle spasms. Most of these side effects occur when the patient is taking tansy in excessive amounts, or use it, despite the contraindications.
Do not take tansy, if you are allergic to any other plants of the aster family, if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or you are sick porphyria.
During the course of treatment based on tansy is strongly recommended to abstain from alcohol.
Treatment with linseed oil - a wide range of applications - Properties
May 31, 2014
- Treatment with linseed oil - a wide range of applications
- For good health
- In folk medicine,
Medicinal properties of flaxseed oil
The linseed oil contains large amounts of fatty acids, in particular - alpha-linolenic acid, which in the body is converted to eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) - a substance that, among other things, are used to protect cell membranes from free radicals. Due to such properties of EPA and DHA is widely used linseed oil to the eye. Admission into the linseed oil helps prevent dryness and eye fatigue and decreased vision; moreover, this oil may be somewhat slow vision loss in patients with certain eye diseases, and in the elderly. It is also possible to use various nutritional supplements
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, Which include the linseed oil.
Linseed oil for gastritis
As is known, omega-3 have strong anti-inflammatory properties, and thereby linseed oil
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can alleviate the symptoms of gastritis. It is recommended to take on an empty stomach, 10-20 minutes before a meal, one teaspoon twice a day. Generally, flaxseed oil to the stomach in alternative medicine is used for a long time, although its effectiveness for gastric diseases is not yet confirmed. Despite this, it is used in different forms of gastritis, gastric pains caused by various reasons, and gastric ulcers. Linseed oil in gastric may also be used as gastritis, or mix it with sea buckthorn oil in a ratio of 1: 1, and to take one tablespoon of this mixture three times a day before meals. In addition, linseed oil is recommended as a preventive measure for those who have an increased risk of various gastric diseases.
Linseed oil in cancer
Animal studies have shown that alpha-linolenic acid can prevent the development of some cancers (e.g., breast cancer and colon cancer), and slow the growth of tumors. Lignans can prevent or retard the growth of tumors that are sensitive to hormones. These compounds inhibit the enzymes involved in the metabolism of the hormones, as well as preventing the growth and spread of tumor cells. Therefore, some experts recommend taking flax seed oil
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with uterine - in addition to other remedies against this violation. In addition, there is reason to believe that the use of lignans in the age of 20-25 years can significantly reduce the likelihood of developing hormone-dependent cancers in the future.
Linseed oil for cardiovascular diseases
Among the many useful properties of alpha-linolenic acid - the ability to normalize the heart rate and lower blood pressure
. In addition, linseed oil contains amino acids, very useful for the cardiovascular system
. The results of several studies suggest that alpha-linolenic acid helps prevent condensation of the walls of blood vessels and the formation of plaques on their walls - as is well known, these processes lead to atherosclerosis and some other dangerous diseases
. It also assumes that a very effective treatment can be linseed oil for arrhythmia and heart failure, but in this area requires further studies
. Specialists in various fields of alternative medicine often recommend the use of linseed oil in the varicose veins, as it increases the elasticity of vessel walls and can slow down the development of this disease
. Completely cure varicose linseed oil, of course, it is impossible - it requires special treatments
Linseed oil to reduce cholesterol
It has been established that regular consumption of linseed oil facilitates normalization of LDL-cholesterol in the blood. Elevated cholesterol this species associated with the development of such disorders as obesity, diabetes, heart disease and high. Doctors especially recommend taking flax seed oil at an elevated cholesterol in postmenopausal women, as they have because of lower levels of sex hormones, and age-related changes in the likelihood of developing certain disorders associated with high levels of cholesterol, more than the average.
Linseed oil in diabetes
Daily intake of lignans contained in flaxseed and flaxseed oil-rich, promotes a gradual reduction in blood sugar levels
Blood sugar - a very important indicator