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The cultivation and use of useful properties of the cross

Botanical characteristics of lumbago

Pulsatilla is a perennial plant with a strong vertical rhizome. The plant stems are straight, they are one flower and 3 leaves, fused together. Flowers of the cross are broad, simple and a six-membered perianth, yellow stamens and many pistils. Fruit plants – mnohohrishny in which all the nuts are oval, covered with hairs.

Flowering plants lasts from April to may. Ripening occurs from may to June. The plant is found in Europe, Western Siberia and Kazakhstan. It prefers to grow on glades and clearings in woods, steppes and dry pine forests.

The cultivation of cross

The cross is very well propagated by seeds. For sowing of seeds is most suitable June-July or spring. Autumn gives less result. Seeds need to be sown into the soil to a depth of 1.5 cm to Sow the seeds should be thick, so they sprouted quickly. The soil for planting of seeds need also to prepare in advance. It is recommended to make peat, mineral fertilizers and sand. For planting you need to choose a bright place. After 20-30 days the seedlings appear. You must constantly water the soil in moderation. The seedlings need to cover with straw, so they will not suffer from the cold or hot soil. If seeds small, it is better to sow in pots or in the greenhouse in mid-spring.

Seeds remain viable for two to three years. Transplant young plants in spring, if the plant is 1-2 years. Worse than old plants tolerate transplanting, so they are transplanted with a lump of earth. The cross on one place can grow for about 10 years, but for this he needs to create good conditions. In wet areas the cross will not survive. For the season, you should double-make in the soil a complex mineral fertilizer. Adult plants can not be covered for winter.

Useful properties of cross

The cross has anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and astringent properties. The infusion of this plant is used as a tool in the treatment of various diseases of the nervous system such as insomnia, migraine or neuralgia. The herb has hemostatic effect. It is used in asthma, bronchitis and other respiratory diseases.

Plant infusion used externally – for rheumatism, sciatica, skin lesions and other her diseases. Useful properties of this plant is used in urticaria, eczema and frostbite. Preparations of lumbago, great help when the disease femalegenital organs. This plant is used against fungi and microbes.

The use of cross

The plant is poisonous, so it is used, only properly dried. Most often the plant is used as a sedative and pain reliever. Infusion of leaves helps with lumbago gout. The plant reduces blood pressure, calms the nervous system, slows heart rate and breathing. Backache can irritate the digestive system, so it is used in nephritis and gastritis. This plant is used in the form of infusions, decoctions, compresses and lotions.

Antimicrobial broth cross. For its preparation you need to take 2 tablespoons of dried herbs lumbago and pour 500 ml of boiling water. Put the mixture on small fire for 5 minutes. After removing from heat, drain and pour into the bath which should take about 10 minutes. This broth has more and anestezirutmi action.

The broth for infertility. Take 1 dry flower plants and fill it with 200 ml of boiling water. Leave for a quarter of an hour to infuse. Drink a decoction need for the day, making one reception for 2 SIPS. To take the medicine must during the month. Then take a break for 20 days, then again, can repeat the course of treatment.

The broth in glaucoma. Take 10 grams of dry cross and fill 1 liter of water. Put on the fire and byprivate water until, until half of the volume. Take a decoction should not be more than 5 times a day for 1 tablespoon. Take a break for a month, again I repeat the treatment.

Tincture for rheumatism. For its preparation take 10 grams of dry cross and poured them half a glass of vodka or alcohol. Leave for 7 days to infuse in a dark room. Pressing the finished tincture, it is filtered. This tincture is rubbed into the joints with rheumatism, thereby reducing pain.

Pain medication during childbirth. Pour 3 flower plants Cup of boiling water and leave to infuse before cooling. Take this infusion every 2 hours.

A cross from insomnia. Take 5 flowers plants and pour 200 ml of boiling water. Leave it for 20 minutes to infuse. Ready infusion of strain, take it in the evening a tablespoon three times a day.

Tincture for impotence. Take 5 flowers plants and place themin a jar with water. After an hour take out of the water buds, squeeze the juice and pour a glass of vodka, put there flowers. Leave vehicle for a week to infuse, strain and take 30 ml once a day.

Contraindications to the use of the cross

Pregnant Pulsatilla is contraindicated in any form. People with diseases of the kidneys, liver and gastrointestinal tract should also not use products from this plant.