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Useful properties and application of bitter Iberica

Description of Iberica

Iberica represents an extraordinary herb that has oblong-wedge-shaped padded sheets and chic long inflorescences racemose form. White rounded flowers attract attention at first sight. They bloom from may to April months. Flower diameter is not more than 5 cm. Reproduction is by seeds and cuttings. Depending on weather conditions, sometimes repeat flowering.

Iberica almost can not stand very strong heat. Optimum temperature is 19 degrees Celsius. The plant prefers well-lit places and moderate humidity. It prefers rocky soil. This grass grows in Germany and in the Mediterranean and in the Caucasus and in the Crimea. Save seeds for medicinal purposes in August and September.

Useful properties of Iberico

The main active ingredients of herbs can be called bitterness, kukurbitatsin, a glycoside of mustard oil, flavonoids and ester. Flavonoids include kaempferol, quercetin, monoglucoside, diglucoside of kaempferol and quercetin bioside. The seeds of Iberico contain only alkaloids and thioglycoside, but also other useful substances.

Due to its unique composition, the herb has a noticeable tonic effect on the heart, has cytostatic and bacteriostatic effects on the human body, and also greatly increases the tone of all smooth muscles is important in the gastrointestinal tract. It has long been used as a choleretic and diuretic.

The use of Iberico

The main indications for the effective use of plants are numerous heart disease, various functional dyspepsia, peptic ulcer diseases and gastritis and prolonged violations of appetite and serious problems biliary excretion. It is a poisonous plant is only shown in the form of finished pharmaceutical drugs, with increased content of nutrients, but you can also use a special tincture.

To prepare a decoction of crushed grass of Iberico should pour regular vodka in the ratio of 1:10. For example, 20 grams of raw material will need one Cup of vodka. This miraculous mixture should infuse for three weeks in a fairly dark place. After straining can be used for 5 or 10 drops diluted in 100 ml of plain water.

In disorders of bile and lack of appetite also used this healing tincture three timesday. Iberica often used in homeopathy together with other plants. These drugs in small doses it is indicated for various diseases.

Iberica bitter

Iberica bitter is an amazing annual plant whose height can vary from 10 to 40 cm, this species has erect ribbed stems, which are wedge-shaped leaves with blunt edges. Flowers with 4 petals, clustered in graceful paniculate inflorescences. The fruit presents a rounded, compressed at the sides of the pod.

Iberica bitter widespread not only in the Caucasus but also occurs in the South of Ukraine and in some areas of Europe. Today, this species is often cultivated as ornamental plants is amazing. In medicine for therapeutic purposes, used the seeds and aerial parts of the plant.

Iberica umbrella

Umbrella Iberica considered ordinary shrubs, average height of which is 30 cm Thick erect stems bear rounded leaves. During flowering it is a perennial plant throws interesting brushes, which are very similar to umbrellas. They are covered with lots of small bright flowers with a pleasant aroma. Their shades can have a wide palette. Unsurpassed odor of the plant attracts many insects.

Today is often cultivated Iberica umbrella at home. It is low maintenance and grows in almost any soil. Long flowering period makes this variety especially attractive. To prolong the flowering period regularly enough to cut off the growing buds. This evergreen shrub makes a wonderful decorative garden paths and borders. The rich combination of white and pinkish blossoms complemented by luxurious bright green foliage plants.

Contraindications of Iberico

The main contraindications of this plant are the pregnancy and child. In self-medication should be strictly monitored dosages of drugs. The careless use of Iberica in rare cases, dangerous systolic heart failure.