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Meadow tea

Useful properties and applications of meadow tea

Botanical characteristics of meadow tea

Meadow tea is a perennial herbaceous plant of the family primulaceae. It has a creeping, rooting, with a thin stem. The leaves are roundish, opposite. Incredibly beautiful bisexual, large, solitary flowers yellow. The fruit is a capsule of a spherical shape. Seeds rarely formed only by cross-pollination by insects.

Regions of distribution of plants are Europe, the Caucasus, Japan, North America and the European part of the former USSR. Favorite places tea meadow – wet meadows, shores of rivers and lakes, dark woods. To procure the raw material used the whole plant.

Useful properties of meadow tea

Useful properties of meadow tea has long been known, and this herb is successfully used in folk medicine. The flowers and leaves of plants, which are often brewed as a tea, contain tannins and vitamin C, saponins, silicic acid, a polymerase enzyme in abundance.

Components of meadow tea provide a cure for many diseases. The plant is rich in substances effective in the treatment of non-healing wounds and in reducing inflammation. It enriches body with vitamins. This medicinal plant is an excellent antiseptic, it copes with allergic manifestations.

The use of meadow tea

The use of meadow tea is recommended in stomatitis, ulcers, erysipelatous inflammations, dermatitis. Fresh meadow tea in the form of infusion are shown with dysentery, scurvy, candidiasis mucous membranes, bad breath. Tea made from miraculous plants, it is possible to gargle in sore throat, relieve spasmodic symptoms, to treat cough (dry cough Rhus tea is not recommended).

The tea can be drunk as a choleretic agent. Infusions are treated rheumatism, gout, arthrosis, osteochondrosis, bruises and swelling, stops internal bleeding, diarrhea persists. Meadow tea is used for skin treatment for eczema.

Recipes for meadow tea

Tea for blood purification: 5 dry inflorescences of meadow tea, pour 250 ml of boiling water, to insist half an hour, strain, take 2cups per day with a teaspoon of honey for 1-2 months.

A decoction of the roots of meadow tea: 10 grams of crushed roots of plants, pour 100 ml of boiling water, half an hour to stand on a water bath, drain, bring to the original volume. To make a decoction of it is recommended that 4-5 times before meals with inflammation of the ovaries and tumors.

Meadow tea infusion for migraine, anemia, and atherosclerosis: 1 tablespoon of powder of dried leaves of plants you want to pour a glass of boiling water, infuse for 40 minutes, take 2 tablespoons 3 times daily before meals.

Contraindications to the use of meadow tea

Meadow tea is a source of various nutrients. But not always, its use may have a positive impact on the body. The correct proportions in the preparation of folk medicines and recommended dosage when using, especially in acute diseases, make treatment pleasant and effective.

We must not forget that the use of meadow tea is contraindicated for varicose veins, sclerosis of the vessels of the limbs, hypertension and high blood clotting.