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Cornflower and blue in folk medicine: description, preparation and useful properties

The most common types of cornflower are blue cornflower and meadow cornflower. Both species are medicinal plants that have beneficial properties for the organism and are actively used in folk and official medicine.

Below is a botanical description and a photo of the species, described the use of cornflower for therapeutic and prophylactic purposes.

Cornflower

Petals of a plant have a lanceolate - ovate form with pointed ends. The flowers may have a light purple or white color. Gray oblong ovoid fruits of this plant are covered with villi, provided with longitudinal bands of achene.

The plant is quite common, has the feature to grow well, and its location is meadows and fields. The meadow cornflower belongs to honey plants, it is also rich in tannins and xantho-glycoside centuurine.

Field Cornflower

Due to its unique qualities, which include diuretics, choleretic, anti-inflammatory and anti-anesthetic properties, the plant has been widely used in the field of official and traditional medicine.

Infusions and decoctions of cornflower corn are used to treat dropsy, hepatitis, during menstrual irregularities, as well as a binder for diarrhea.

The beneficial properties of the plant were discovered relatively long ago. And if before the flowers of this plant were used only as folk recipes, today, alternative medicine tightly fit into the official one.

In the pharmacy network it is quite possible to purchase ready-made inflorescences of the cornflower meadow, from which you can make medicinal decoction at home. How to cook it is usually indicated on the package. If you have the opportunity to procure flowers, you can use the following recipes:

  • 20g of cornflower blue color pour boiling water and let it brew for one and a half - two hours, covered with a plastic lid. Drink infusion recommended 1 / 4stakana 5 times a day, preferably before meals,
  • grass in any form, you can fresh, pour boiling water and wrap in a gauze napkin, forming pads. They are used as an anesthetic, applying to the diseased areas without waiting for cooling.

As for methods of traditional medicine, there are a lot of recipes from cornflower, with which it is possible to treat heart diseases, including rheumatism, get rid of headaches, neutralize allergies, and also eliminate muscle sprains and diseases of the uterus.

On the healing properties of cornflower field can be found in the following article.

Blue cornflower

Blue Cornflower (Centauréa)

The leaves, located below, have whole feathery blades. While all others are more linear, slightly swelled.

The baskets on which the flowers are located are of relatively large size. They sit mainly at the very top of the stem and branches. The plant blooms in bright blue with a purple-blue core.

The name of the cornflower speaks for itself, although in very rare cases the flowers are completely white. As for fruits, everyone has a tuft with a reddish tinge. The plant blooms from June to September, usually grows in meadows and is quite common.

Scope of a plant

Medicinal raw blue cornflower are its marginal flowers

Collected flowers must be necessarily dried so that they are not exposed to sunlight. In mandatory order inflorescences should be mixed from time to time.

Color after drying, they usually lose. Cornflower contains centaurin, cyanine, tanning components, salts, essential oils and minerals.

In official medicine, blue cornflower flowers have been used as a medicine for nephritis, cystitis, as well as other disorders of the genitourinary system and choleretic ways. The plant is able to provide both diuretic and choleretic effect. From it, decoctions and tinctures are prepared, and the herb is sold in pharmacies in ready-made dried form.

The recipe for cooking cornflower blue broth at home:

  • 20 g of grass are poured with boiling water in the amount of 1 cup, after which the medicine is infused for 2 hours and filtered. Accepted ¼ cup for 4 doses throughout the day before meals,
  • 2 teaspoons of raw materials brew boiling water. Drink in the form of tea.

In alternative medicine, a decoction of blue cornflower flowers is used as a diuretic, useful in the treatment of whooping cough and strong cough, with nervous disorders, stomach ailments, and also to stop uterine bleeding.

Considering the fact that the blue cornflower consists of active components, when using it you should be careful and in case of individual intolerance, stop taking the drug.

Watch the video about the healing properties of blue cornflower:

What are the beneficial properties of cornflower? What diseases do they use?

  • With urinary tract infections. The plant is part of the diuretic tea. It helps with violations of the kidneys, bladder, well removes puffiness, removes excess fluid from the body.
  • With diseases of the digestive tract. Acts as a mild choleretic agent for hepatitis and cholecystitis. It is used in acute and chronic inflammation of the gallbladder, biliary tract and liver. Flowers are part of the gastric fees, which improve appetite and digestion.
  • With ARVI, flu. The cornflower flower is used for fever as a diaphoretic, which leads to a decrease in temperature.
  • With violations of cardiac activity. Beneficial effect on the cardiovascular, nervous system.
  • Outdoor use. The flower is famous for its bactericidal properties. Therefore, it is used as an external remedy for suppurations, boils, eczema, ulcers, warts, inflammation of the eyes of different nature - barley, blepharitis, conjunctivitis. Also infusion of plants treat night blindness.
  • Anesthetic effect. Alcohol tincture of the flower is used for toothache.

The flower is actively used in homeopathy. First of all they treat eye diseases. Also herbal medicines are effective for headaches, hepatitis, cough, kidney disease, bladder, blood.

In folk medicine, decoctions and tinctures for oral administration are made from the flower. They can also be used externally - in the form of lotions, compresses, washes.

  • Water tincture cornflower. For its preparation you will need: 1 teaspoon of flowers and 1 cup of boiling water. Need to insist 2 hours, then strain, take before meals for по cup. This tincture can be taken as a prophylaxis, it cleans the blood and the body from toxins.
  • Alcohol tincture. It can be purchased at pharmacies. Also for external use, in the care of oily skin in an aqueous tincture it is recommended to add alcohol or vodka (for 1 cup of decoction, 1 tbsp. Spoon of alcohol).
  • Tincture for hair. Vinegar is added to the decoction of the cornflower flowers (half a liter of broth is 2 tablespoons of vinegar). Used as a mask for rubbing, as well as for rinsing after shampooing.
  • A diuretic tea recipe. To make tea, a mixture of such herbs is taken: 1 tsp of cornflower, 1 tsp of licorice and 3 tsp of bearberry. The collection of herbs is filled with 1 cup of boiling water, infused for 1 hour. Take a tablespoon before meals.

There are about 500 varieties of cornflower. The most common ones are blue, white, meadow, whitewashed, mountainous, pink, yellow, big-headed, oriental, spreading, Phrygian, grungy, and others. Also derived garden varieties of cornflowers. In addition to Europe, the flower is found in America and Asia. On the territory of Russia two more species of wild cornflower are widespread - meadow and Russian.

Cornflower Russian

  • Where is growing? Cornflower Russian is found in the Caucasus, the Urals and Altai, in Central Asia, as well as in southeastern regions of Europe. He likes steppes, dry meadows, shrub zones, rocky slopes, limestone, chalky rocks. In a number of Russian regions, this flower is under protection and is listed in the Red Book.
  • What does Russian cornflower look like?

Cornflower healing properties and contraindications

This is a perennial herb. The stem is covered with down, height from 50 to 150 cm. The leaves are wide, divided into narrow lobes. Yellow flower in the form of a single basket. Flowering period: from July to August.

  • How is it used in traditional medicine? Cornflower Russian used in traditional medicine is not as widely as cornflower and blue cornflower. Its medicinal properties are poorly studied, there is no information about side effects when using this type of plant. Its bactericidal property is known, decoction is used in case of digestive disorders. Seeds contain oils suitable for food, used for technical purposes. Not only flowers are harvested, but also leaves and stem.
  • The use of blue cornflower has a wide range, as the plant has a diuretic, diaphoretic, choleretic, analgesic, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory action. But still experienced herbalists attribute it to auxiliary additives for diseases of the digestive system. In folk medicine, blue cornflower is most often used as an external remedy for eye ailments.

    What kind of flower ... blue cornflower?

    Cornflower blue - a valuable medicinal plant, which is now successfully used in traditional medicine, especially in the treatment of inflammatory diseases of the kidneys and bladder. But this plant has a number of other important properties, which allows it to be used to cleanse the body and, therefore, lose weight.

    You might say that everyone knows what a cornflower looks like. We agree and we will not obstruct you with a botanical description. We only note that it is not quite blue, these are the marginal flowers of a bright blue color, and the inner flowers are blue-violet.

    Blooms blue cornflower blue cornflower in June-July.

    Cornflower blue can be found throughout the European part of Russia, except for the Far North, as well as in Belarus and Ukraine. It grows in the fields as a weed of spring and winter crops, especially rye, less often wheat, barley, flax, and perennial grasses.

    Useful properties of blue cornflower

    Medicinal raw materials are blue marginal flowers of cornflower, they contain all the healing power of the plant. In order to preserve this power, it is necessary to collect flowers during the period of full blooming, carefully tearing off with your hands, and to dry in the shade, spreading it out in a thin layer on a sheet of paper.

    Shelf life of harvested raw materials - 2 years. Dry raw material has no smell, retains a bright blue color, has a bitter-astringent taste.

    Blue cornflowers have:

    • diuretic action, they are especially effective in edema of heart and kidney origin, nephritis, cystitis, urethritis.
    • slight choleretic effect, relevant in chronic diseases of the liver and biliary tract.
    • anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, diaphoretic and fortifying action due to the content of a large number of biologically active substances, the main of which are the following: flavonoids, anthocyanins, glycosides, in small quantities alkaloids, as well as vitamins and mineral salts.

    The blue cornflower flowers are also very rich in mineral salts. They contain salts of potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, copper.

    • Potassium - strengthens the heart muscle, improves metabolism.
    • Calcium is essential for healthy hair, nails and teeth.
    • Magnesium - eliminates depression, strengthens the heart and blood vessels, helps digestion.
    • Iron - is part of the red blood cells of the blood - red blood cells, strengthens the immune system.
    • Copper - along with iron is involved in the formation of red blood cells, strengthens the vascular walls, is part of the enzymes.

    A lot of cornflower flowers and vitamins, especially vitamins C and A.

    • Vitamin C - strengthens the immune system, regulates metabolism, protects against the effects of adverse environmental factors.
    • Vitamin A - strengthens eyesight, plays an important role in maintaining healthy bones and teeth, is necessary for the growth of new cells, slows the aging process.

    Cornflower: medicinal properties and use in traditional medicine

    spoon 3 times a day for 15-20 minutes before meals as a diuretic for edema, as well as for inflammation of the bladder.

    Cornflower flowers are part of the collection, which traditional medicine recommends for hypertension.

    Take in equal parts the following medicinal plant materials:

    • cornflower flowers,
    • hawthorn fruit
    • fruits of chokeberry,
    • horsetail grass
    • yarrow grass,
    • valerian root.

    1 tbsp. A spoonful of this mixture is poured over 200 ml (1 cup) of boiling water, infused for 30 minutes, filtered and taken 1/4 - 1/3 cup 3 times a day after meals.

    Slimming Tea. To make tea, mix 20 g of elderberry root, 20 g of horsetail, 10 g of cornflower, 10 g of strawberry leaf, 10 g of cuff and 100 g of birch leaf. Place 1 tbsp. spoon the mixture in an enamel bowl and pour 200 ml (1 cup) of boiling water, boil on low heat for 2 minutes and then let it brew for 15 minutes. Drink one cup at bedtime. Tea reduces appetite and promotes fat splitting.

    Infusion to improve digestion: 10 g of dried, crushed cornflower flowers are poured with 1 cup (200 ml) of boiling water and infused for 1 hour, then filtered. Take 100 ml (1/2 cup) 3 times a day. Since this infusion is bitter, then drink it with sugar or honey.

    For relieving fatigue and with dilated veins in the legs Take 50 g of fresh or 30 g of dried flowers of cornflower, pour 0.5 liters of boiling water, let it brew for 1 hour, then strain and cool. Dampen cotton fabric in a cool infusion, place it on your calves and feet for 15-20 minutes.

    Pictures of cornflowers

    Photo cornflower perennial. It is a flowering perennial, and can be a two or annual plant with lying or erect stems, 120 cm high. The leaves are arranged in a regular manner, in form: from whole to variegated-dissected.

    His inflorescences are baskets of various shapes: from spherical to cylindrical. Voronkovidnye flowers on the edges, and in the middle of the tubular, with different colors. There are blue, white, yellow, purple, pink, red, blue and burgundy.

    Photo cornflower meadow. In nature, there are 500 species of this plant, which differ in the shape of the basket, the leaves, the height of the stem, the structure of the flowers and their color.

    Blue Cornflower is a two- or annual herb of the Compositae family. It has a height of erect stem up to 80 cm. The leaves are gray-green in color arachnoid-woolly. The Latin name is Centaureacyanus.

    The plant has bright blue, blue or azure flowers. Inflorescences are single baskets at the ends of the stems. Flowering from the beginning of June and continues until late autumn.

    Photo flowers cornflowers

    Cornflower is an annual plant. Stem up to 60 cm, with leaves of gray-green color. Flower baskets are single blue or blue, flowers are funnel-shaped at the edges, and tubular in the middle. It blooms from May to August.

    Photo flowers cornflowers.

    Cornflower: useful properties, description, photo

    In folk medicine, infusion of them is used as a choleretic and diuretic. It is also used to treat cough, whooping cough, diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, treatment of the nervous system.

    In practical medicine, the plant treats diseases of the eye, liver and biliary tract. Good results are obtained in the treatment of wounds and fractures, in skin diseases, rheumatism, gout, salt deposition.

    In gynecology, infusion or decoction of cornflower is a means for enhancing lactation, it evens out the menstrual cycle.

    In cosmetology, they drink broth with dilated pores of the skin of the face, swelling of the eyes, irritation of dry skin of the hands, face and body.

    Latin name: Centaurea.

    Categories:Annuals plants.

    Family: aster or compositae (Asteráceae).

    Motherland

    Cornflower is common in Eurasia, Africa, and North and South America.

    The form: herb plant.

    Description

    Cornflower is a genus of annual, biennial, and perennial herbaceous plants. Currently, about 500 species of plants are known, of which about 180 species are in Russia.

    American cornflower (C. americana) is an annual herb with a highly branching stem about 100 to 200 centimeters high. The flowers are collected in a basket inflorescence with a diameter of up to 6 centimeters. Depending on the form and variety, they can be painted in a pale lilac or light pink color. Flowering begins in the second half of summer.

    Cornflower blue, stir, ringing grass, or bastard (C. cyanus) - this is the name of annual or biennial plants with upright branching shoots about 25-60 centimeters high, covered with arachnoid bloom. The leaves are alternately arranged, pointed at the end, bare or slightly pubescent, have a grayish-green color and a lancet-like or linear shape.

    Cornflower blue: properties, uses and recipes

    The length of the ovoid or oval-ovoid wrap is 15 millimeters. Листочки обертки располагаются в несколько рядов: крайние имеют воронкообразную форму и синюю, голубую, розовую, красную, белую или фиолетовую окраску, срединные – трубчатые, окрашены в голубой или красновато-фиолетовый цвет. Плод – семянка с волосистым хохолком.Flowers of cornflower blue can be terry or simple.

    Mountain Cornflower (C. montana) is an annual plant up to 80 centimeters high, with creeping rhizomes located horizontally. Stem erect, simple or slightly branched at the top. Leaves alternate, slightly pubescent, pointed, lower with short petiole, upper sessile. The diameter of usually single flower baskets is about 7.5 centimeters. The wrapper has the shape of a hemisphere, consists of several rows of narrow triangular leaflets. Edge flowers have a funnel shape and, depending on the variety, blue, blue, white, purple or pink.

    Cornflower (C. jacea) - plant up to 80 centimeters high. Inflorescences with a diameter of 4 centimeters. The leaves are lanceolate, pointed, bluish color.

    The meadow cornflower is often found in central Russia in the wild.

    Cornflower Russian (C. ruthenica) is a perennial plant with a long taproot and an erect stem up to 140 centimeters high. Inflorescences of Russian cornflower with a diameter of up to 7 centimeters, light yellow.

    Cornflower musk, or Amberboa (C. amberboa) is an annual plant up to 60 centimeters high, with flowers of white, blue, yellow, red or purple.

    Phrygian Cornflower (C. phrygia) - plant is found up to 80 centimeters tall. Stem is erect, branched at the top. Inflorescences-baskets pink purple.

    Cornflower Marshall (C. marschalliana) is a perennial plant up to 20 centimeters high. Basal leaves collected in the outlet. Leaves pinnate, pubescent. It blooms from April to mid-June.

    Big Cornflower (C. macrocephala) is a cornflower yellow, baskets are bright, with a diameter of up to 5 centimeters. It blooms from June to frost.

    Growing conditions

    Cornflowers are flowers that love open sunny areas. Even with light shading grow poorly. Soils are suitable for any garden.

    Application

    Cornflower plant looks good in the background of large flower groups. Used for registration of group plantings, rock gardens, rabatok and for cutting. Field cornflowers can be a decoration of the Moorish lawn.

    Cornflower officinalis is also widely used in traditional medicine.

    Care

    Watering moderate, regular. Does not tolerate overmoistening. Periodic weeding and loosening of the soil are necessary. To preserve the decorative and stimulate further flowering, it is desirable to remove faded flower stalks. In general, cornflower - a flower extremely unpretentious. In the garden cornflower is one of the least demanding plants.

    Breeding

    Garden cornflower one-year breeding seeds. Seeds can be sown in open ground before winter or in early spring as soon as the soil warms up. Cornflower perennial can also be propagated by dividing the maternal bush. Learn more about how to grow cornflowers, you can learn from the literature.

    Diseases and pests

    Cornflower is practically not affected by pests. May suffer fusarium.

    Popular varieties

    Blue cornflower varieties:

    ‘Plena alba’ - white terry cornflower,

    ‘Plena azurea’ - terry cornflower with rich blue flowers,

    ‘Carminea’ - bright pink or red variety with double flowers,

    ‘Blyuer Bush’ - short cornflower with blue flowers,

    ‘Blyauzauber’ - short blue cornflower.

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    Plant description

    Cornflower is a perennial plant. Its trunk reaches 30-100 cm in height. He is upright, ribbed and grungy. In the upper half, usually branched, rarely simple. The leaves are alternate, ovate-lanceolate, pointed at the ends, sharply rough, with short, hard hairs that cover it almost to the rhinestones, or almost bare. Flowers cornflower meadow lilac-pink color, rarely white. Gather in inflorescences-baskets, located at 1 or 2 ends of the stem and its branches. Fruits of the meadow cornflower are slightly shiny achenes of oblong-ovate form of gray color, with longitudinal stripes, slightly pubescent with short hairs. Cornflower is flowering from June to September.

    Healing properties of cornflower

    The grass of the cornflower cornflower contains tannins and centaurine (xanthoglycoside). The plant with such substances is used in traditional medicine as a diuretic, choleretic, anti-inflammatory and anesthetic. Water infusion of grass cornflower meadow is used in the treatment of diseases such as dropsy, jaundice, delayed menstruation. Tincture of cornflower meadow roots is used as an astringent for diarrhea.

    Cornflower: useful properties, contraindications, benefit and harm

    It is recommended to take a tablespoon three to four times a day before meals.

    2. Fresh herbs of cornflower cut and pour hot water in the amount of one cup. Wrap the raw material in gauze and make them pads. Hot products are recommended to apply as a compress for the body in places of severe pain.

    The use of cornflower meadow in traditional medicine

    In folk medicine, a decoction of inflorescences of cornflower meadow is drunk during the treatment of various heart diseases, for headaches, for abdominal pain, for diseases of the uterus, and also for rheumatism baths. It is recommended to bathe in broth from cornflower of meadow children, whose skin is especially sensitive and there is often diathesis and even eczema on it. The treatment uses steamed grass as a tensile muscle and tendon.

    Curative Blue Cornflower

    What are the beneficial properties of cornflower? What diseases do they use?

    • With urinary tract infections. The plant is part of the diuretic tea. It helps with violations of the kidneys, bladder, well removes puffiness, removes excess fluid from the body.
    • With diseases of the digestive tract. Acts as a mild choleretic agent for hepatitis and cholecystitis. It is used in acute and chronic inflammation of the gallbladder, biliary tract and liver. Flowers are part of the gastric fees, which improve appetite and digestion.
    • With ARVI, flu. The cornflower flower is used for fever as a diaphoretic, which leads to a decrease in temperature.
    • With violations of cardiac activity. Beneficial effect on the cardiovascular, nervous system.
    • Outdoor use. The flower is famous for its bactericidal properties. Therefore, it is used as an external remedy for suppurations, boils, eczema, ulcers, warts, inflammation of the eyes of different nature - barley, blepharitis, conjunctivitis. Also infusion of plants treat night blindness.
    • Anesthetic effect. Alcohol tincture of the flower is used for toothache.

    The flower is actively used in homeopathy. First of all, they treat eye diseases. Also herbal medicines are effective for headaches, hepatitis, cough, kidney disease, bladder, blood.


    Application and cooking at home

    In folk medicine, decoctions and tinctures for oral administration are made from the flower. They can also be used externally - in the form of lotions, compresses, washes.

    • Water tincture cornflower. For its preparation you will need: 1 teaspoon of flowers and 1 cup of boiling water. Need to insist 2 hours, then strain, take before meals for по cup. This tincture can be taken as a prophylaxis, it cleans the blood and the body from toxins well.
    • Alcohol tincture. It can be purchased at pharmacies. Also for external use, in the care of oily skin in an aqueous tincture it is recommended to add alcohol or vodka (for 1 cup of decoction, 1 tbsp. Spoon of alcohol).
    • Tincture for hair. Vinegar is added to the decoction of the cornflower flowers (half a liter of broth is 2 tablespoons of vinegar). Used as a mask for rubbing, as well as for rinsing after shampooing.
    • A diuretic tea recipe. To make tea, a mixture of such herbs is taken: 1 tsp of cornflower, 1 tsp of licorice and 3 tsp of bearberry. The collection of herbs is filled with 1 cup of boiling water, infused for 1 hour. Take a tablespoon before meals.

    Features and medicinal properties of other species

    There are about 500 varieties of cornflower. The most common ones are blue, white, meadow, whitewashed, mountainous, pink, yellow, big-headed, oriental, spreading, Phrygian, grungy, and others. Also derived garden varieties of cornflowers. In addition to Europe, the flower is found in America and Asia. On the territory of Russia two more species of wild cornflower are widespread - meadow and Russian.

    Biological description

    Cornflower is a family of Composites –Compositae. It is a herbaceous perennial, reaching a meter in height with erect, rough stems. Leaves alternate, elongated, short-pointed, slightly pubescent, whole. The form of leaves - from elliptical to ovate-lanceolate.

    Flowers are lilac-pink, rarely white, inflorescence is a basket. In the inflorescence there are two types of flowers - extreme asexual, funnel-shaped, the middle ones - tubular, bisexual. Fruit - achene.

    The cornflower meadow blooms almost all summer until late autumn. It grows spontaneously along the roadsides, in thickets, meadows and glades in forest, steppe and forest-steppe zones.

    Use in traditional medicine

    Cornflower Herb Infusiontaken orally for such conditions:

    • diseases of the cardiovascular system
    • stomach pains,
    • dropsy and jaundice
    • kidney disease
    • delayed menstruation.

    Outer infusionused for bathing with rheumatism, diathesis in children, skin diseases.

    Water infusion root drink with diarrhea.

    Steamed cornflower meadow grass applied to the body when stretching tendons, joint and muscle pain.

    Vasya-Vasilek

    Despite the fact that the meadow cornflower is botanical in terms of weeds, we see a flower in this plant of amazing beauty. Perhaps everyone knows what a meadow cornflower looks like. He has a bright blue color of the petals with pointed and ragged edges. That is why cornflower belongs to the family of aster flowers.

    Unfortunately, he did not receive recognition by official medicine cornflower. The use of this herbal remedy is limited to alternative medicine. For the preparation of various herbal remedies are used as inflorescences, and cornflower stems.

    This plant has a rich component composition. So, cornflower-blue flowers and stalks are enriched with the following elements:

    • glycosides,
    • tanning elements
    • anthocyanins,
    • routine,
    • essential oil extracts
    • selenium,
    • saponins,
    • manganese
    • ascorbic acid
    • zinc
    • ferrum

    It is such a variety of various micro and macro elements that endows the meadow cornflowers with healing properties, including:

    • antiseptic,
    • diuretic,
    • anti-inflammatory,
    • diuretic.

    Universal Tincture

    As already mentioned, the inflorescences and stems of the cornflower have anti-inflammatory properties. You can independently prepare raw materials, dry it and use it to make alcohol tincture. This tool helps in the treatment of joint diseases and dermatological ailments. It is necessary to apply tincture outwardly in the form of compresses.

    • 1 tbsp. l dry inflorescences of cornflower meadow,
    • 10 art. l alcohol or vodka.

    Preparation and use:

    1. Dried cornflower inflorescences chop and lay out in a glass container.
    2. Fill with alcohol base and shake well.
    3. Insist in a secluded dark place for two weeks.
    4. Filter and take three times a day, 30 droplets. Be sure to dilute the alcohol tincture with purified water.

    On a note! In the same dosage, this tincture is taken to treat gallbladder and liver ailments, as well as during psycho-emotional over-stimulation. And if you dilute the alcohol infusion in the same proportions with water, you get an excellent pain reliever. Rinse them mouth and get rid of toothache.

    Solving a delicate problem

    Everything related to the functioning of the intestines, delicate issues that we reluctantly discuss even with the doctor. If you are prone to frequent constipation and use pharmacological means to normalize the stool, try making a cornflower-blue decoction. It has a mild laxative effect and is absolutely safe for intestinal microflora.

    • 0.2 l of purified water
    • 2 tsp. dried cornflower roots.