Herbs for heart patients
Rhodiola rosea or Golden root in the wild is quite rare.
Herbs that lower blood pressure, big set, that is, choose any. In addition, many of them grow well in our climate. We have selected the most secure, having also a soothing effect. But the upward pressure of weed in the wild in the Moscow region and Central Russia almost do not grow. So you have to take care of a “flower bed” for hypotensive patients. To understand the diversity of plants helps us M. D. Professor, Director of Institute of herbal medicine Vladimir Korsun Fedorovich.
Motherwort. It has a calming effect on the Central nervous system, helps with tachycardia.
From what disease: cardiovascular neurosis, angina, cardiosclerosis, myocarditis.
When to harvest: flowering from June to September, directly collect the flowers and upper leaves.
Application: 1 tablespoon of herbs pour a glass of boiling water, insist 6-8 hours, strain, take 1/3 Cup 3 times a day.
Valerian. Helps to relieve the excitability of the Central nervous system, improves coronary circulation, regulate heart activity, has a slight spazmoliticaskie.
From what disease: a wide spectrum – from migraines and tachycardia to spasms of the esophagus and constipation.
When to harvest: use the roots, which are dug in August or September, when Valerian fully Bud.
Application . spoon crushed roots pour in a thermos Cup of boiling water and leave overnight. Drink a tablespoon 3-4 times a day.
IMPORTANT! You cannot apply for more than two months.
Watercress. Rather, diet salad herb than a medicinal plant. Contains a lot of vitamins and minerals.
From what disease: anemia, vitamin deficiency, improves digestion, reduces blood pressure, normalizes sleep.
When to harvest: ripens quickly, you can collect literally 20-25 days after sowing.
Application: the leaves taste slightly reminiscent of horseradish, can be used in salads or with meat dishes.
Oregano. Antibacterial grass, calms nervous system, relieves intestinal spasms, diaphoretic and expectorant.
From what disease: neurosis, insomnia, ulcers, atherosclerosis, etc.
When to harvest: stems, casting and the flowers can be collected from may to September.
Use: 2 tablespoons per Cup of boiling water, infuse for 4-5 hours, take a third Cup 2-3 times a day.
IMPORTANT! Contraindicated in pregnant!
Wild in our latitudes are rare, almost always require special care, but give a constant surge of courage and strength.
Rosemary. Has a calming effect on the nervous system, temporarily increases blood pressure, choleretic and diuretic plant. Plant heat-loving southerner, so in winter we need to recover it in a warm apartment, and in the summer to plant at the cottage on a Sunny hill.
From what disease: a disorder of the gastrointestinal tract, diseases of the upper respiratory tract, neuroses of the heart, a memory disorder, neuritis, etc.
When to harvest: all year round, preferably top, “young” branches.
Application: 2 teaspoons of dried rosemary leaves pour 200 g of boiling water, to insist to cool in a sealed container, drain. Drink the entire dose per day in divided doses.
Golden root – Rhodiola rosea. Stimulating and tonic, adaptogennoe plant, restorative and healing.
From what disease: asthenia, neurosis, vegetative-vascular dystonia, fatigue when mental work.
When to harvest: roots and rhizomes in the second half of July-early August.
Application: roots cut into small pieces (2-3 cm), dried in the oven or on the stove (temperature 50-60 degrees). Insist on a 40-degree vodka in a 1:1 ratio. Drink 5-10 drops in 30 minutes before meals for 10-15 days.
IMPORTANT! Contraindicated in hypertensive crises, feverish States.
Oplopanax high. A guest from the Far East helps fatigue, tonic, and the effect is similar to ginseng.
From what disease: depression, mild form of diabetes.
When to collect: only the rhizomes and roots of plants in late summer.
Application: tincture 1:5 in 70% alcohol 10-20 drops 2-3 times a day.
The Chinese Magnolia vine . It grows in the wild in the far East, but grows well in our gardens. Stimulating, vasodilator and tonic plants – mostly berries. Reduce the heart rate.
From what disease . physical and mental fatigue, irritability, depression.
When to collect . take only ripe bright red berries or young leaves.
Application: tincture of schisandra fruit 1:3 (70% alcohol) 10-15 drops in the morning. Previously dried young leaves can be brewed as a tea.
IMPORTANT! Contraindicated for insomnia, violation of cardiac activity.