Healing properties of Hypericum were well known to the ancient. The mention of this medicinal plant is in the writings of Hippocrates, Galen and Avicenna. Treatment for depression St. John's wort was used, diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and biliary tract, colds and other.
St. John's wort in the treatment of diseases of the digestive system
St. John's wort is used in the treatment of many diseases. But traditionally the most widely used, he finds the treatment of diseases of the digestive system. Antispasmodic, analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties of Hypericum allows us to use it for chronic gastritis, gastroduodenitis, enterocolitis, gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer. Hemostatic properties of St. John's wort is particularly appreciated when ulcerative processes in the gastrointestinal tract.
When intestinal infections as St. John's wort is widely used, either alone (for lung diseases), and as part of comprehensive treatment. Antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, astringent properties allow the use of St. John's wort with diarrhea of any origin.
Anti-inflammatory and choleretic properties of St. John's wort is used in the treatment of liver and biliary tract. St. John's wort is used for the liver in the case of stagnation of bile in its cells - St. John's wort helps to release the cells from the bile. When stagnation of bile in the biliary tract St. John's wort helps its promotion towards the gall bladder, and then the removal of the duodenum. It also relieves the pain arising from spasm of biliary tract.
St. John's wort in gynecology
St. John's wort for women are widely used for the treatment of inflammatory gynecological diseases, as it has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. It is used, as in acute and chronic infectious-inflammatory processes, combining infusions and decoctions for oral and local treatments with St. John's wort. And as an infectious-inflammatory processes often cause hormonal disorders and menstrual cycle after treatment St. John's wort is reduced and reproductive function.
Infusion of St. John's wort for oral take on a third cup three times a day for half an hour before meals. At the same time, you can carry out syringing St. John's wort - infusion for external use. Treatment long, it can take several months, but only if prescribed by and under medical supervision. Because St. John's wort can have a toxic effect on the liver, long-term use should periodically check the function of the body.
For the treatment of cervical erosion can use oil of St. John's wort
St. John's wort oil - a remedy
Which is introduced into the vagina in the form of a tampon.
When premenstrual syndrome and menopause can take St. John's wort as a light anti-depressant - it is a good mood levels. Infusion of St. John's wort is taken orally for a long time. St. John's wort at the women's diseases has a mild beneficial effect on the reproductive system.
St. John's Wort while breastfeeding is not recommended to be taken orally. Externally it can be used in the initial stages lactostasis and mastitis. St. John's wort enhances lactation milk ducts and lactostasis removal and reduction of infectious-inflammatory process.
St. John's wort for men
Since ancient times known a positive impact on the potency of St. John's wort. Such action is due to anti-depressive and anti-anxiety properties of St. John's wort. In addition, St. John's Wort has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties, which are used in folk medicine for the treatment of prostatitis - inflammation of the prostate gland. That is what the disease is often the cause of impotence.
But too carried away by St. John's wort for the treatment of sexual dysfunction is not necessary - like any stimulant, it can cause over-the central nervous system, which lead to the opposite effect. St. John's wort and potency - such treatment must be carried out under the supervision of a physician.
St. John's wort at the neuro-psychiatric disorders
St. John's wort is widely known as an antidepressant. St. John's wort for depression has been used by ancient Greek doctors. It improves mood, relieves irritability
Irritability - you try to control my temper
, Anxiety. It is prescribed for neurosis, mild depression, arising on a background of stress and overwork. At the same time, depression, developing on the background of mental illness
Mental illness - ashamed to ask for help?
(schizophrenia, manic-depressive syndrome) is not indicated.
It is believed that helps Hypericum enuresis. It is often prescribed for the treatment of enuresis in children. To this end, children are given to drink the infusion of St. John's wort during the day and at night. For children 10 years
Infusion of Hypericum appoint a quarter cup for children 6 years old - eighth of the cup 2 times a day for half an hour before meals and at bedtime.
St. John's wort has long been used in alcoholism traditional healers, as it causes aversion to alcohol. But the treatment of the disease St. John's wort should be careful, because long-term use and alcohol, and St. John's wort can have adverse effects on the liver.
St. John's wort in dermatology
In ancient times as a cosmetics used mainly plant. St. John's was part of the recipe for the treatment of many skin diseases. Especially widely used St. John's wort for acne. Infusions, decoctions and tinctures of hypericum wiped the face instead of lotion, infusions and decoctions ingested as an anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and regulating effect of the neuroendocrine system means.
St. John's face was also used to prolong youthful skin in the form of applications of infusions and decoctions. St. John's wort is also used for hair - with the help of local and general use of hypericum can cope with seborrhea, strengthen the hair growth, to give them flexibility, elasticity, shine.
St. John's wort is useful for the skin in some chronic skin diseases. For example, in psoriasis infusions and decoctions are taken orally and used as a lotion. St. John's wort also treats vitiligo - neuroendocrine disease is not fully studied the nature in which the body appear large dark spots.
St. John's wort in the treatment of metabolic
St. John's wort regulates the processes of cellular metabolism, so it is prescribed as a treatment for obesity. St. John's wort for weight loss has been used successfully for centuries at a time when there was no chemical drugs. Apply it long courses under the supervision of the liver.
In diabetes St. John's wort has a regulating effect on carbohydrate metabolism
Improves metabolism and losing weight without dieting
, Reduces blood glucose level. St. John's wort with diabetes take courses expectancy (no more than four to six weeks). Such courses may be repeated two - three times a year.
St. John's wort for diseases of the respiratory tract and upper respiratory tract
Antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, analgesic and expectorant properties allow the use of St. John's wort in infectious and inflammatory processes of the respiratory tract and upper respiratory tract of any origin. St. John's wort is used for cough, both independently and as part of the collection of herbs.
Imanina novoimanin and used for the treatment of local and external inflammatory processes - the common cold, sinusitis, otitis media and so on. St. John's wort is used in the sinus rinsing sinuses. The procedures can be done with infusions and decoctions of St. John's wort, and can be used imanin and novoimanin.