The healing properties of St. John's wort - a herbal treatment

January 2, 2014

 the healing properties of St. John's wort
 St. John's Wort - a perennial plant, which comes from Europe, but nowadays grows in North America and some other regions of the world. The healing properties of St. John's wort has long been known, and because the plant is so popular.

Plant height is an average of thirty to sixty centimeters; under certain conditions, St. John's wort can grow up to six meters. Flowering St. John's wort was collected in July and August, zasushivat, and used for the preparation of infusions, tinctures, and so on.



Hypericum most commonly used to treat depression Depression - a little more than a bad mood  Depression - a little more than a bad mood
 . By its efficiency is comparable to some standard antidepressants, and serious side effects it causes much less. It is best to help St. John's wort for mild forms of depression. It can also take people with moderate depression, but when severe depression requires more potent prescription drugs.


Nicotine addiction

St. John's wort may be useful for people who are trying to quit smoking - it facilitates the psychological symptoms associated with withdrawal of nicotine. It can be used in combination with other agents intended to quit smoking.


Premenstrual syndrome

With St. John's wort can relieve psychological symptoms of premenstrual syndrome - it relieves depression, irritability Irritability - you try to control my temper  Irritability - you try to control my temper
 , Improves the patient's psychological state.


Parkinson's disease

In recent years, among the scientists are becoming more common idea that an excessive amount of free radicals play an important role in the complex process of developing Parkinson's disease. Autopsies of dead people who had this diagnosis have revealed signs of oxidative DNA damage proteins in the brain that is associated with this disorder. Among the reasons for such damages experts call the effects of various substances, in particular - pesticides.

It is believed that high intake of antioxidants Antioxidants: the truth about the notorious benefits  Antioxidants: the truth about the notorious benefits
   It may reduce the likelihood of developing Parkinson's disease, or at least to slow down its development. Scientists have examined the ability of Hypericum extract with a concentration of 0.3% hypericin to reduce the harmful effects of pesticides, including rotenone. Experiments on animals have shown that the use of St. John's wort extract reduces the negative impact of pesticides, as well as stop the weight loss that is often a consequence of long-term treatment of Parkinson's disease. Studies in humans have not been conducted yet, but scientists suggest that St. John's Wort may significantly slow down, if not prevent, the development of the disease.


Malignant glioma

Recent studies have shown that hypericin - the active substance St. John's Wort - may inhibit the growth of malignant glioma - brain tumors, which in most cases is almost equal to a death sentence for anyone diagnosed with it .  Hypericin was given to patients with two types of glioma - anaplastic astrocytoma and glioblastoma, whose growth could not be stopped with chemotherapy and other standard therapies .  Doctors have gradually increased the dose, and regularly checking the condition of patients to track the occurrence of any side effects .  40% of the subjects took hypericin for three months, and transferred him very well .  In 22% of these patients during treatment tumor growth slowed or stopped .  Half of the patients who took hypericin for at least sixty days, the state of more or less normalized .

It is too early to draw conclusions about how stable are the results of such a treatment, but it can be said that herbal medicine is sometimes able to do what can not do surgery, radiotherapy Radiotherapy in cancer treatment: irradiation aid  Radiotherapy in cancer treatment: irradiation aid
   and chemotherapy. However, cancer patients should not use St. John's wort on its own initiative, at least until such time until it becomes clear exactly how it affects the people suffering from malignant gliomas.

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Treatment of dysbiosis folk remedies - effectively in the complex therapy

May 24, 2014

 dysbiosis treatment folk remedies
 Treatment of dysbiosis folk remedies can be effective, but only if the recipes of traditional medicine are applied correctly, taking into account existing indications and contraindications. And do it can only be a doctor, introducing traditional remedies in the complex therapy.


How to treat goiter folk remedies

To use in the treatment of dysbiosis folk remedies, it is necessary to know the causes and mechanism of development of dysbiosis of a particular person. Dysbacteriosis often develops on the background of some other diseases or disorders. They need to be identified and treated, including with the use of folk remedies.

Separate thoughtless use of folk remedies at dysbacteriosis can not bring benefit and harm.


Treatment of dysbiosis herbs

For the treatment of dysbiosis used decoctions and infusions of herbs, having an antibacterial effect:

  • infusion of mint leaves Mint and its useful properties: aromatic freshness  Mint and its useful properties: aromatic freshness
   pepper 2 tablespoons dried minced raw pour two cups of boiled water, 15 minutes, cooled to room temperature, filtered, made up to the initial level and drink the infusion in the form of heat during the day;
  • infusion of leaves and flowers of chamomile: a tablespoon dried minced raw pour a glass of boiling water until cool, strain, wring out and drink during the day.

Herbs in intestinal dysbacteriosis Intestinal dysbiosis - how dangerous it is?  Intestinal dysbiosis - how dangerous it is?
   help to improve digestion and to remove intestinal colic attack. For this purpose, you can use the infusion of St. John's wort, which is prepared as follows: a tablespoon of dry powdered herb hypericum poured 1, 5 cups of boiling water, leave for 20 minutes, filter and take-thirds cup 3 times a day for 30 minutes before eating.

When dysbacteriosis, accompanied by diarrhea, helps broth oak bark: a tablespoon of dried shredded oak bark pour 500 ml boiling water, bring to a boil over low heat and cook for 15 minutes, then cool, strain, wring out and bring the volume of the prepared broth to the original level, refilling boiled water: take half a cup 3 times a day for half an hour before meals.

Folk remedies for intestinal dysbiosis, accompanied by constipation - a fennel seeds Dill: benefits and harms of fragrant spices  Dill: benefits and harms of fragrant spices
 , Fennel fruit, anise, mint leaves. All of these plants not only have a laxative effect, but also the output gases, fear the intestinal cramps, and reduce the pain of colic.

Pronounced flatulence, traditional medicine recommends chew fennel seeds in a teaspoon after each meal.


Treatment of dysbiosis garlic

Garlic has a bactericidal action due to the presence of volatile production in it. In addition, it can shoot spasms of smooth muscles of the intestines and out of a gas. Therefore, when dysbacteriosis garlic can be used for the prevention of increased gas and removal of intestinal colic. To this end, every day you can eat up to three small cloves of garlic. Some healers recommend zubochki swallowed whole garlic before each meal.


Med at a dysbacteriosis

Honey has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory properties and improves digestion. Honey laxative effect is widely used to treat constipation. Therefore, honey is better to use in the intestinal dysbiosis, which is accompanied by persistent constipation. Apply it should be every day better for the night on a teaspoon, dissolve the honey in a glass of warm boiled water or herbal infusions. Well suited for this purpose infusion of mint, St. John's wort, or rose hips.

If intestinal dysbiosis, accompanied by constipation, you can prepare a good laxative and improves digestion remedy of honey and aloe juice Aloe - its amazing healing properties  Aloe - its amazing healing properties
 . To do this, cut off the leaves of aloe are placed in the refrigerator for two weeks, and then scroll in a meat grinder. 150 g of aloe taken 250 g honey and 350 ml of water. Take a balm on a tablespoon 3 times before eating.


Propolis dysbacteriosis

Propolis is a natural antibacterial agent. He is well suppressed vital functions of opportunistic and pathogenic intestinal microflora. Therefore, propolis is often used in the early stages of treatment of dysbiosis kishechnrka when you want to suppress the growth of pathogenic microflora.

Alcohol solution of propolis is prepared as follows: two tablespoons of propolis (crushed solid propolis hammer, wrapped his previously in a napkin), pour a glass of vodka, insist in a dark place for 10 days, strain and take 15 drops to a quarter cup of water twice a day for 7 days.

Folk remedies for dysbiosis may be a good help in recovery of the intestine.

Galina Romanenko

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