Until recently, from potted plants in our country was widely used for medicinal purposes only, aloe and Kalanchoe.
However, we know that many of the popular inhabitants of our window sills have medicinal properties, informs Rus.Media.
Among houseplants, notably the callisia fragrans, or Golden mustache. Now many people grow it at home. Recipes with this plant passed from hand to hand, copied and carefully stored.
The fact is that the Golden mustache has a very powerful medicinal properties, used in folk medicine for the treatment of various diseases, including cancer.
Properties of the Golden mustache
Golden mustache is a perennial herbaceous plant, which under natural conditions can reach 2 meters. Indoors, the plant usually has a height of about 1 meter.
Leaves Golden mustache large, oblong. The length of the sheet reaches on average 20 cm, width – 5 cm leaf Color is usually dark green but there are variegated forms.
Shoots callisia fragrant 2 types: erect and horizontal. Horizontal shoots, or a moustache, consisting of joints, the length of which is usually about 10 cm, painted in rich purple color.
The therapeutic effect of the Golden mustache is associated with the presence of several groups of biologically active substances – flavonoids and steroids, as well as a number of microelements, which have a significant impact on all systems of the body.
In the Golden mustache has 2 substances from the group of flavonoids: kaempferol and quercetin. Kaempferol strengthens the walls of blood vessels and capillaries, making them more elastic, and also promotes the excretion of toxins.
Quercetin has a strong antioxidant effect. It not only prevents negative effects on the body free radicals but repairs the damaged cell membranes. And in addition has anti-inflammatory, decongestant, antispasmodic, antihistamine and diuretic properties.
Steroids of plant origin (phytosterols) inhibit the deposition of cholesterol and reduce its level in the blood. That is why drugs Golden mustache is recommended in many diseases of the cardiovascular system and obesity.
In addition to biologically active substances, in the Golden mustache contains iron, copper and chromium. Although the proportion of these trace elements in the chemical composition of plants is small, even a small amount of these substances in a number of diseases has a positive therapeutic effect.
Recipes from the Golden mustache
“Shoots callisia fragrant healing only when painted in purple color and have at least 9 joints”, – writes in his book “the Golden mustache in the treatment of diseases of the century” Vladimir Ogarkov.
To enhance the healing properties of the Golden mustache recommended before preparing medications to cool parts of the plant to withstand Packed in a plastic bag mustache and a gun in the refrigerator (at a temperature of 2-4 degrees) for two weeks.
Drugs from the Golden mustache
Tincture Golden mustache vodka
To prepare the tincture joints cut the USA into pieces and fill it with vodka. Insist in a glass container, closing the lid and putting away from the light, not forgetting once a day shake the dishes.
For intake you will need 15 joints on 0.5 liters of vodka. A week later, the tincture is ready, strain it and store in a cool dark place. Take the infusion Golden mustache to 30 drops, adding them to half a glass of water half an hour before meals 2-3 times a day.
Golden mustache for joints
Separately want to say about the treatment of the joints, as it is a very common issue. In this case, the infusion taken not only inside but also externally used.
For external use prepare a tincture of 25 joints and 1,5 l of vodka, insist two weeks, then strain. Use nastanku in pain in the joints of the feet. For this you need to RUB the sore joints, to do compresses and lotions.
Ointment on the basis of the Golden mustache
For the preparation of ointments use the juice of the Golden mustache. You will need the leaves and stems of the plant. Slice them as small as possible, squeeze the juice and mix it with some basis in the ratio of 1 : 3.
As a basis you can use baby cream. Ointment from the Golden mustache used to treat eczema, trophic ulcers and other skin diseases.
A decoction of the Golden mustache
For broth you can use all parts of the plant, primarily the leaves and stems, to prepare it is much simpler than the tincture. In one liter of water will need one large leaf Golden mustache.
Chop it, pour cold water on very low heat, bring to the boil and boil for five minutes, insist 30 minutes, strain through a sieve or cheesecloth, allow to cool and send in the refrigerator.
Drink the broth one tablespoon three times a day for 20-30 minutes before meals. Use the decoction in diseases of the stomach and intestines, liver disease, when severe cold.
Like other medicinal plants Golden mustache, when misused, can cause harm. When overdoses and uncontrolled admission Golden mustache cause allergic reactions, swelling, rashes, damage to his vocal cords.
I do not advise to take drugs on the basis of the Golden mustache along with potent drugs for the treatment of kidney and liver.
Do not use callisia fragrant fragrant during pregnancy, endemic goitre, before undergoing radiation and chemotherapy.
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