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Properties and treatment of duckweed marsh

Duckweed marsh

Lemna minor is a perennial plant, is a plant unique in its kind. This plant can be found in a small, quiet backwaters, small lakes, and swamps, it creates a big solid carpet of green color. In winter, when ice covers the water surface, duckweed not verzet in ice, she continued to swim under him in the free water. After the ice nastaivaet, duckweed rises to the surface of the water. Duckweed reproduces quite active, with the parent plants that produce the child. Duckweed would take only a couple of weeks to flood the entire planet in a dense layer, if conditions everywhere would be appropriate. Duckweed since ancient times, refers to valuable medicinal, food and fodder plants. This grass likes to eat fish. The duckweed contains almost as much protein as the leaves of beans, and the nutritional properties of this herb close to the cultural grain cereal.

Duckweed is a fairly high-calorie forage grass for growing a large number of commercial animals. This grass is well eaten by almost all waterfowl as well as muskrats and nutria. Duckweed can be a little even to feed livestock. This has long water grass used as food plants. Of the duckweed, you can prepare salads, soups and use as seasoning to dishes of meat and fish.

Properties of duckweed

The duckweed contains salt, bromine and iodine, in addition, the grass is almost no ascorbic acid. Also duckweed, while in the water the highlights in it a lot of oxygen, which significantly increases and improves drinking water quality. Duckweed can be taken as a desensitizing agents and antipyretic that can reduce the body's sensitivity to exposure to harmful substances. Not so long ago in the duckweed was discovered cancer action.

Treatment with duckweed

Duckweed infused vodka is used as antipyretic, antihelminthic, analgesic and choleretic funds. This infusion is able to cure allergic diseases, an example such as hives, swelling, etc.

A. I. Shreter -a well-known researcher of medicinal plants cited data that say that duckweed in ancient times used to treat vitiligo, carbuncles, tumors, erysipelatous inflammation, and this herb can be useful in asthma, in diseases of the eye (particularly suitable for the treatment of glaucoma), rhinitis, when polyps, inflammation of the mucous membrane of the respiratory tract.

Currently, it has been proved that duckweed is extremely useful for edema of nervous origin, urticaria, and vitiligo (the disease is expressed in the form of spots on the skin, the whitish-milky color, which occur in rheumatism and gout). This herb can be used as a good diuretic, and as a means of combating glaucoma. The infusion of the duckweed used in the form of drops for the treatment of catarrh of the upper respiratory tract, chronic rhinitis, hepatitis, and rheumatism.

Duckweed is very effective for allergies, as they are able to significantly lower the body's sensitivity to action on it of different substances, which are usually unbearable by the body, also duckweed on swellings, which are of nervous origin. Since duckweed is an excellent diuretic and also has anti-inflammatory action, it can be used for the treatment of pyelonephritis. Duckweed can be used in the form of painkillers poultice in the aching joints, rheumatism, gout and even hemorrhoids. It has prepared the extracts of the herb duckweed possess good antimalarial activity.

Tincture of duckweed

To prepare the tincture you need: the usual vodka, and duckweed is the number that you have 1 teaspoon of herbs for every 50 grams of vodka.

The method of preparation of infusion: requires a specified amount of duckweed be carefully washed with water, then place it in a bowl made of very dark glass. After that, the grass needs to fill in the usual vodka or rubbing alcohol (just below the fortress was relevant). Further tincture should infuse at least one week at room temperature in a place protected from light. At the end of the week, the infusion should be carefully filtered, and the remainder, soaked in vodka or alcohol, you have to squeeze through a thick layer of gauze. To store the resulting infusion of duckweed, it is necessary in a cool and dark place.

The use of tinctures: obtained from small duckweed infusion, you need to use 15-20 drops in 1/4 glass of water three times a day.

This infusion has many useful properties. It wellapply at illnesses of lungs, inflammation of the tonsils, sore throat etc. moreover, the plant from which the extract is prepared, grows everywhere on the territory of our country.

Contraindications duckweed

As you know, duckweed plant is not toxic, patients transferred fine and gives a nice stable result. Despite the fact that duckweed has a desensitizing effect, there are some nervous disorders, under which this herb on the contrary can only strengthen unexplained irritability, maybe even bring to serious nervous breakdown and hysteria. If a person has vegetodystonia, it is best to abandon a long reception of duckweed.