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Useful properties and applications of Dubrovnik

Botanical characteristics of Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik is a small shrub, bushy plant height of 20-45 cm, belongs to the family yasnotkovyh. Erect, rounded branches, covered with hairs, is woody at the base. The plant has numerous oval with cuneate base of the leaves dark green. In mid-summer bloom of purplish-pink or pink-purple flowers, gathered in the ear. The Cup is framed by teeth, the surface of which is covered with hairs and long cilia. The fruit are nutlets brown, wide, elliptical shape.

The plant is found in the Caucasus, in Armenia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Moldova, southern and Central Europe, Asia Minor and Africa. Prefer Sunny forest edges, calcareous soils and slopes with loose rocky soil, it grows in open dry forests. Dubrovnik is a melliferous plant.

Useful properties of Dubrovnik

The aboveground part of Dubrovnik ordinary contains stachyose – well researched carbohydrate belonging to the group of tetrasaccharides, and iridoids – secondary metabolites. Rich grass essential oil and diterpenoids with antibacterial, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. Among the nutrients plants identified stigmasterol, beta-sitosterol, alkaloids, choline, vitamin C. Valued Dubrovnik and for the presence of tannins, flavonoids, phenol carbonic acids.

The seeds of Dubrovnik discovered a fatty oil. Infusions and decoctions of the leaves and flowers are used in folk medicine as astringents. Useful are protivolodochnyi and hemostatic (hemostatic) properties of Dubrovnik. Use it as a spice in salads and soups, it an incredible flavor enriches the taste of food.

The use of Dubrovnik

In the form of infusions Dubrovnik ordinary is used as a diuretic, the urine removes toxins in rheumatism and uric acid in gout. The plant helps lower blood pressure, is recommended when increased secretion of the stomach. reception of therapeutic agents from Dubrovnik improves appetite, relieves inflammation in gastritis, relieves diarrhea, dysentery.

During colds miracle sweatshopsproperties of Dubrovnik allow you to recover faster. Flatulence, stomach cramps Dubrovnik tones and improves digestion.

Hypertrophy of the spleen treated with powder of dry raw materials. Leucorrhea in women with various gynecological problems disappear after douching with tincture and decoction of Dubrovnik. Applying remedies moistened wipes to the affected area for abrasions, festering wounds, taking baths with decoctions is to get rid of skin diseases. Fresh juice diluted in boiled water in the ratio 1:2 in wash and drops used to treat eye diseases and ingested the drug 3 times a day, a teaspoon is an excellent prevention of many diseases.

A decoction from Dubrovnik: 20 g of stems and leaves pour 1 Cup boiling water, insist half an hour in a boiling water bath. Then, the tool should be strain and drink before eating 2 tablespoons 2-3 times a day.

The infusion of Dubrovnik: 15 g of flowers pour 1 Cup boiling water for quarter of an hour kept in a boiling water bath, then cooled 45 minutes and filtered. Drinking cure is recommended before eating 2 tablespoons 3 times a day. You can use the infusion for compresses, douches and wash wounds. The remnant well apply to the sore joints in acute rheumatism. Effective infusion and decreasing the number of red blood cells, with anemia and diseases of the spleen. Traditional healers are advised to take the extract is alcohol-based, providing the impact on the tone of the uterus, promoting lactation, it is incredibly useful in postpartum period.

Dubrovnik white

Dubrovnik white grows well, hardy from mid-summer happy flowering keeps the leaves and looks great in the winter. We know from history that the perennial shrub – Dubrovnik white – was used by soldiers who took part in the Trojan war, to recuperate. Medicinal plant stimulates the activity of the stomach, soothes pain, increases the appetite.

A decoction of Dubrovnik's white: you must mix the crushed ingredients – 10 grams of Dubrovnik, 10 g of agrimony ordinary, 50 g of burdock root, then 2 tablespoons of the mixture pour 500 ml boiling water, boil 5 min., drain. Medication should be 1/2 Cup 4 times a day before meals. The antiseptic properties of the broth quickly heal the wound. It is also recommended in rheumatism, dropsy, pulmonary hemoptysis, scrofula, hemorrhoids.

Essentialoil Dubrovnik – yellow-green color, smells good, contains bornylacetate. Oil is used as aromatic substance in the food and perfume industry.

Dubrovnik white-tomentose

This plant has white-tomentose pubescence and numerous erect, sinuous branches. This look looks great in landscaping, prized for its healing properties. Decoctions and infusions of medicinal plants used for fungal infections and abscesses. The beneficial effect of a herb is noted for gastralgia, dysentery, women's diseases. Revealed positive effect of Dubrovnik on the gastrointestinal tract, therefore it is recommended by healers for anorexia. As healing wounds, the plant is used for eczema in the form of decoctions and infusions for lotions. Dubrovnik, white-tomentose normalizes stool in case of diarrhea, relieves cramps enterocolitis, gastric colic.

Pregnant Dubrovnik shown to improve well-being in case of complaints. Essential oil of the plant has a sedative effect, useful in eye diseases. It is widely used in perfumery and soap making.

Contraindications to the use of Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik has almost no contraindications, but in diseases of the liver it is better not to apply. Taking any means necessary to be careful. Components of plants can have a positive impact on the treatment process, and negative. You can not abuse and make the broth excessively.