The beneficial properties of plants, the use of recipes and honey Angelica
Botanical characteristics of Angelica archangelicaAngelica is a biennial or perennial medicinal plant belonging to the family Apiaceae, growing to 2.5 meters in height. The plant has a brown, powerful rhizome with many roots. The roots contains the juice of white or yellow. A single stalk of the plant is branched at the top, has mucoid plaque. The plant has regular leaves, which have segments with two or three blades.
Angelica flowers are small, located at the top of the stem and collected in umbrellas. The fruit of Angelica – viscoplastic flat shape, which ripen is divided into two polypod. Angelica begins to bloom only the second year of life in summer and the fruits ripen in August or September. This plant reproduces vegetatively and by seed. A large spread of this plant has received in Western Siberia and the European part of the CIS. The main locus of Angelica following: thickets, banks of rivers, lakes and streams, wet alder woods and shrubs.
The beneficial properties of Angelica
Angelica contains volatile oils and bitter substances that exert a therapeutic effect. Due to the fact that Angelica are such substances, it is used as a means of stimulating the appetite and promotes better digestion. Angelica drugs are disinfectants with the bloating.
Scientists have repeatedly proven that Angelica is a diuretic plant. Coughing and spasms of all kinds, you can forget using the drug from Angelica. Due to the fact that the body produces enough gastric juice, occurs indigestion, bloating, which will also help the plant such as Angelica. Due to the content of the Angelica organic acids, it is used as a diuretic and diaphoretic.
Honey Angelica green color with a specific aroma and unusual taste. Due to the fact that this honey slowly kristallizuetsya, it is stored in liquid form until the beginning of spring. honey contains many vitamins and microelements, has a tonic effect on the nervous and cardiovascular system. honey Angelica is an antispasmodic, which is used in diseases of the stomach and colds.
The main indications for the use of honey Angelica is insomnia, nervous exhaustion, epilepsy and even rheumatism. the honey of this plant helps to reduce high blood pressure, cleanses the blood of various toxins and raisesimmunity.
Contra-indications honey is not available.
The use of AngelicaDrugs, prepared on the basis of Angelica, used in old times and used until now in folk medicine. For example, a decoction of the roots of the plant helps in neurosis, pneumonia, and flatulence. Tincture of Angelica is a means of enhancing motor and secretory intestine. An infusion of Angelica helps with colitis, cholelithiasis, cough, urinary retention and insomnia.
Bath of Angelica is used in rheumatism, diseases of lower back and gout. From otitis or dental pain will help fresh juice of the plant. In addition, prepare the powder of Angelica, which is used in diseases of the bladder, gastritis and colitis.
Preparations from the fruit of Angelica are tools that eliminate cramps and eliminate bile from the body.
A decoction of Angelica. Take 3 tablespoons of Angelica and pour 200 ml of boiling water. Close the container with the broth, cover and put in a water bath for half an hour. Cool the decoction, strain it. This decoction is used to excite the appetite, coughs and cramps in the stomach on 100 ml 3 times a day after meals in the form of heat. The decoction is an expectorant and diaphoretic action.
A decoction of the roots of Angelica. Its easy to cook and, besides, very quickly. To do this, take 15 grams of plant roots and cover them with boiling water in an amount of 1.5 of the glass. Put on the heat for 5 minutes. Take this decoction for bronchitis, diseases of the liver or intestines. A single dose of medication is 15 ml. Make the tool not more than four times a day.
Infusion of Angelica tonic. Take 1 tablespoon of the rhizomes (with roots) of the plant and pour a glass of boiling water. Leave for 3 hours to infuse. Then filter and take 100 ml twice a day half an hour before a meal. This infusion is used in hysteria, neuralgia, nervous exhaustion. Can also apply this infusion as a tonic.
Contraindications to the use of Angelica
In Angelica contains harmful substances for the body, so you should use drugs from this plant should be in moderation and with caution. Pregnant women it is better not to use medicines from the Angelica, since they can lead to abortion and complications. Preparations of Angelica have a photosensitizing effect on the human body, so the person taking them for a long time, should not be on Sunny days in the open.