The plant is perennial, herbal. The rhizome is vertical and strong. The flowering period lasts until the leaves bloom. It falls at the end or middle of spring.
The leaves are located near the roots. They are divided by triple segmentation, and they are also divided into two parts, each of which has sharp ends. Leaves down. When the flowering period comes, thick hairs can be seen on the peduncles. The flower petals themselves are wide, shaped like bells. Usually there are no more than six leaves on a flower. They have an oval shape with sharp ends and a blue-purple hue. Width - no more than 4 centimeters, color of stamen - yellow. The fruit is covered with a thick layer of hairs.
Due to such characteristics, the meadow of backache, the photo of which is presented below, is difficult to confuse with other herbs.
Medicinal properties and application
Grass meadow meadow was considered magical. Even in ancient times it was used against the evil eye - they made charms or simply kept it in the house. It was believed that the flower brings good luck and prosperity. And those who had bad intentions, used sleep-grass in the form of poison. With its help could scare or eliminate the opponent. It has long been discovered stupefied state from the roots of the meadow lumbago.
As you can see, this herb has certain characteristics. Each part of it is useful in solving a specific problem, but only the leaves of the plant have healing properties. They are harvested when sleep-grass blooms. The leaves are very old and proven medicine in traditional medicine. Most often, the plant is used as a hypnotic and sedative.
Grass meadow has antibacterial effect, and is also capable of removing various inflammatory processes. Cooked infusion will help in the fight against arthritis. In the people, this tool is used in the treatment of whooping cough and bronchitis - tincture provokes coughing.
Part of the meadow lumbago, which is located above the ground, is used in the treatment of gynecological and neurological diseases, the digestive system, and the kidneys. It is recommended during the menstrual period in women. It also helps with fungal infections, infectious rashes, in the treatment of wounds.
Lumbago meadow healing properties are diverse. But do not forget about the opposite poisonous side. As with any remedy, there are contraindications to the use of sleep-herbs.
It is strictly not recommended to use tincture for pregnant women, as well as for people with diseases of the digestive system, especially in the presence of an ulcer or other inflammatory processes. This also applies to children under the age of three and people who are allergic to this plant. Patients with hypertension and arrhythmia should also be excluded treatment with sleep-grass.
Regions of plant growth
Meadow chamber is incredibly common in the countries of Southern, Central and Northern Europe, as well as in the territory of the European part of Russia. The plant prefers to grow on the forest edges, especially on sand hills and in pine forests. But too dark place lumbago does not tolerate.
In nature, there are several varieties of sleep-grass. It meadow meadow most in demand for medicinal purposes. An interesting fact is that the herb is used in homeopathy and as a folk remedy. But official medicine does not recognize its healing properties, since they were not found in the course of research.
The chemical composition of herbs
The chemical composition of the meadow lamina is currently quite well studied, since a number of studies were conducted, during which such components were found: tannins, ranunculin, fatty oil, protoanemonin, essential oil, saponins, flavonoids, tannin, camphor, resinous substances, phytoncides and organic acids.
Also in the plant there are micro-and macronutrients: aluminum, phosphorus, zinc, iodine and iron. In addition, meadow meadow is rich in vitamin C.
Despite such a rich composition of substances that are beneficial to health, grass must be handled with extreme caution, as it is poisonous. When uncontrolled use as a remedy for this plant, the backache of the plant can cause extremely negative consequences. Therefore, you cannot use it yourself for self-treatment.
Healing properties of meadow lumbago
Homeopaths and traditional healers use the plant as: hepatoprotective, expectorant, diuretic, sedative, antispasmodic, disinfectant and painkiller. Herbalists claim that the use of drugs from the lumbar cavity in strict doses gives excellent and quick results.
Very effective plant as a remedy to combat depression. Lumbago lumbago helps to relieve nervous tension, strengthen the nervous system, as well as to raise the mood through the production of the hormone of happiness. If the disease did not have time to go into the hardest form, then the plant is able to completely cope with the disease without the use of serious medication, causing many side effects.
The healing properties of the meadow lumbar help in restoring the menstrual cycle in women. The plant has a beneficial effect on the reproductive system, thereby normalizing hormonal levels. Grass is able to completely solve the irregular cycle problem.
Antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory agent
Well proven plant as an antispasmodic. Since it is spasms that cause headaches and pressure surges, many people have suffered from such problems for years. Lumbago has a strengthening and antispasmodic effect on the vessels, gradually the illness retreats after only a few days of taking the herb.
The plant copes well with inflammatory diseases of the respiratory tract. Lumbago perfectly removes inflammation, and also helps cleanse the body of mucus. This property of the grass helps to prevent stagnation, leading to sinusitis.
Very often, diseases of the kidneys and bladder are accompanied by such unpleasant phenomena as insufficient formation and excretion of urine, the formation of sand. Lumbago works well with inflammation and normalizes urination, causing a diuretic effect. Grass removes sand from the body, preventing the appearance of stones.
Many people suffer from gout and rheumatism. In the treatment of such serious illnesses can be used drugs on the basis of lumbago. The fact is that the plant has a pronounced anesthetic effect, and therefore very quickly and effectively removes the main symptom of the disease - pain, quickly improving the patient’s general condition. In addition, lumbago normalizes metabolic processes in the body, the violation of which leads to serious illnesses. The herb is also used in the fight against dystrophy and obesity caused by failures in the exchange mechanisms.
Lumbago is incredibly effective in the treatment of complex purulent wounds, as it favorably affects the process of tissue regeneration. With the help of herbs, even trophic wounds can be cured, which are very difficult to cope with.
Preparation of therapeutic baths
When dealing with thrush in women, as well as fungi and all sorts of dermatological diseases, you can take a bath by adding a decoction of sleep-grass.
For its preparation you will need two hundred grams of dry plants and boiling water. Fill the chamber with 1.5 liters of hot water and leave the infusion to infuse. You can cook it in the morning for an evening bath. The longer he insists, the more effect can be expected.
Broth for diseases of the nervous system
In case of diseases of the nervous system and insomnia, tincture can be used for medicinal purposes. It is prepared quite simply. Five flowers pour a glass of boiling water, close the lid tightly and let the solution brew for 20-30 minutes. Next, you need to strain the decoction through cheesecloth and send it in the fridge. This medicine is taken in a tablespoon three times a day for two weeks.
Application lumbago meadow
For therapeutic purposes, only leaves that are harvested during the flowering period of the meadow meadow can be used.
The plant contains steroid sitosterol, beta-armine triterpenoids, gamma-lactone ranunculin, cholidonic acid and gamma-pyrone derivatives. The roots of the plant are placed in themselves saponins. The ground part of the chamber is rich in organic acids, gamma-lactone, essential oil, and anemonin. Stems store traces of alkaloids, which are in the leaves of the plant. By the way, the leaves are still rich in vitamin C. But during the research, anthocyanins (delphinidin and glycosides of perargopilin) and traces of alkaloids were found in the plants.
Traditional medicine uses the meadow meadow as a good sleeping pill and sedative. The plant has a bactericidal, fungicidal, coughing, anti-inflammatory and bactericidal action. Herbal infusion is widely used for articular rheumatism, whooping cough, female diseases, bronchial asthma and bronchitis.
The aerial portion of the meadow lamina is used in homeopathy for the treatment of nervous diseases, amenorrhea, measles, gastritis, inflammation of the Eustachian tube, menstrual disorders, as well as conjunctivitis, metabolic disorders, diseases of the urinary tract and kidneys.
The decoction of the aerial parts of the plant in Northeast China is used as an expectorant, and an aqueous extract of sleep-grass is used in Belarus for fungal skin lesions and wound dressing.
To prepare the infusion of meadow meadow, you need to pour a glass of cold water with 10 g of finely chopped plants, leave this mixture for a day, and then strain it. It is used exclusively externally for the treatment of skin diseases. In small doses, the infusion is recommended folk medicine of Belarus for the treatment of cough and women's diseases. In the same country, tincture of plants on vodka rub skin with rheumatism. Fresh grass of the meadow meadow hover in the oven and get a special juice, which later can be treated burns.
Bulgarian folk medicine recommends the use of drugs on the basis of lumbago meadows with neuralgia, diseases of the female genital organs, bronchitis, whooping cough and migraines, rheumatism and gout. In Bulgaria, sleep-grass is also considered a diaphoretic and diuretic.
Very often, the plant is used in the form of cold infusion, which can be prepared by pouring a glass of boiled water, cooled to room temperature, 2 tsp. chopped herbs, then infuse overnight and strain. Take the infusion need in small sips.
Description and preparation
The meadow of the meadow has a long rhizome, an upright stem 5–40 cm high and petiolate leaves collected in a rosette. The whole ground part of the plant is covered with hairs. In April-May, the lilac or violet flowers bloom. The stem, leaves and petals have a hairy frame.
Attention! In medicine, use only dried chamber!
For medicinal purposes, usually use the ground part of the plant, but sometimes the roots. Harvesting herbs produced during flowering: the stems with leaves and flowers are carefully cut and dried in the open air in the shade. Store dried raw materials in paper bags for three years.
Lamination need to be made in rubber gloves to avoid burns!
Attention! Dried raw materials can not be used the first three months after drying - this time is necessary for poisonous substances in the grass to collapse.
Composition and properties
Meadow chamber is rich in: saponins, tannins, phytoncides, anemonin and resins. Meadows meadow has: anti-inflammatory, analgesic, diuretic, sedative and antimicrobial action.
In folk medicine and homeopathy, lumbago is used for:
- inflammation in the upper respiratory tract,
- diseases of the gastrointestinal tract,
- increased pressure
- rapid pulse,
- neuralgia, neurasthenia, hysteria and other disorders of the nervous system,
- sand in the kidney,
- ovarian disease,
- menstrual disorders,
- uterine bleeding,
- tumors in the mammary glands,
- endocrine system diseases,
- rheumatism, gout,
- rashes on the skin, purulent wounds.
Infusion (general recipe):
- 1 des.l. shredded grass shot through,
- 1 tbsp. boiling water.
Pour chamber with boiling water, let it brew for half an hour and strain. Take a dessert spoonful several times a day between meals.
Infusion with infertility:
- 1 dry flower in the meadow,
- 200 ml of boiling water.
Fill the flower with boiling water and let it brew for half an hour. Strain. Drink during the day in small portions of 2 sips at the reception. Recommended course of treatment: 30 days, then you should take a break for 21 days and, if necessary, you can repeat the course.
- 2 tsp. shredded grass shot through,
- 1 tbsp. cold water.
Fill the chamber with water, let it brew for 24 hours. Strain. Drink 1/4 cup three times a day after meals. The recommended course of treatment is two weeks. This recipe is used for insomnia, neurasthenia, migraine, neuralgia.
Infusion for insomnia:
- 5 flowers lumbago meadow,
- 200 ml of boiling water.
Fill the flowers with boiling water, let it brew for 20 minutes and strain. Take 1 tablespoon three times a day.
Infusion for paralysis:
- 1 tsp shredded grass shot through,
- 2 tbsp. boiling water.
Fill the grass with boiling water, let it brew for two hours and strain. Take 1 tablespoon three times a day. Also, this infusion can be taken for epilepsy.
Broth with glaucoma:
- 10 g of crushed grass lumbago,
- 1 liter of boiled water.
Fill the grass with water and simmer over low heat to half the volume of the liquid. Then remove the broth from the heat and let it brew for an hour. Strain. Take 1 tablespoon 3-5 times a day. Recommended course of treatment: 30 days of intake, then 30 days off and repeat the course of treatment.
Tincture with rheumatism:
- 10 grams of crushed grass lumbago,
- 1/2 cup vodka (you can alcohol).
Pour the vegetable raw materials with vodka and put in a dark place for a week. Periodically shake the container with the mixture. Strain the finished tincture. Use externally - for rubbing sore spots.
Tincture with impotence:
- 5 dried flower buds meadow,
- 500 ml of water
- 1 tbsp. vodka.
Fill the buds with water, let it brew for an hour, and then remove the buds and squeeze the liquid from them into another bowl. Next, mix the liquid obtained from the buds with vodka and let it brew for 14 days.
Take ready tincture 30 ml once a day. The recommended course of treatment is no longer than 20 days.
Anesthetic and antimicrobial bath:
- 4 tbsp. crushed dry grass lumbago meadow,
- 1 liter of boiling water.
Fill the grass with boiling water, let it brew for an hour and strain. Pour the infusion into a bath of water at a temperature of 37-38 ° C. Take a bath for 20 minutes. This bath helps with rheumatism and skin rash. Also obtained according to this recipe infusion is used as a conditioner to get rid of dandruff.
When skin rashes prepare lotions from the grass lumbago:
- 1 tbsp. crushed dry grass,
- 1.5 Art. boiling water.
Fill the grass with boiling water in a thermos for the night. In the morning, strain the resulting infusion. Use for washing wounds and cooking lotions.
Mask for acne:
- 1 tsp crushed dry grass shot through,
- 1/2 Art. boiling water.
Fill the grass with boiling water, let it brew for 10 minutes and strain. Moisten in the resulting infusion gauze, folded in several layers, and apply it on the face for 15 minutes. After 15 minutes, remove the gauze and wash your face with cool water.
Collect the chamber should be in mid-April during the flowering period. Harvesting grass is recommended in gloves, as the poisonous plant juice can cause severe burns. The plant is dried on a clean surface covered with canvas in a well-ventilated dark room. Freshly dried raw materials are not recommended for use for treatment, before using the lumbago should be cured for about six months so that all toxic substances are removed from it. The finished grass is stored in canvas or canvas bags for no more than three years.
Back chamber meadow and open, useful properties
For medical purposes, leaflets are used, they are collected first after flowering, then dried. Inside the plant there is gamma-lactone, cholidonic acid, gamma-pyrone, as well as triterpenoids. The grass root system has a large amount of saponin. The stem contains essential oils, anemonin, organic acids and vitamin C. The flowers have anthocyanins and alkaloids.
Деятели народной медицины используют прострел раскрытый в качестве седативного препарата, с помощью которого успокаивается нервная система и отрегулировать человеческий сон.
Meadow space is a bactericidal plant that is used during coughing, and also as an anti-inflammatory drug. With the help of tinctures, the pain syndrome that appears in rheumatism disappears. The ground part is used as a homeopathic remedy, which eliminates both female and general diseases.
This is the best remedy for whooping cough, bronchitis. With it, you can cure gynecological diseases, restore the reproductive system.
What does a plant cure from?
The healing properties of sleep herbs are known, so the plant is so popular and popular in traditional medicine. The herb is used against diseases such as:
- failures of the menstrual cycle
- failures of the exchange process,
- kidney disease
- failure of blood pressure,
- whooping cough,
Description of the plant says that it can help with irritability, can help eliminate insomnia. Sleep-grass has the property to facilitate breathing, additionally used as a drug that facilitates the course of childbirth and reduces pain.
Backroom meadow, methods of use
Chinese traditional healers make a special decoction from the plant on the surface of the plant, using the remedy as an antitussive drug. In Belarus, an extract is used, with the help of which the fungus is eliminated, skin diseases, and are additionally recommended for wound healing and for dressings.
With the help of the tincture can cure cough, alcohol tincture is used as an elimination of rheumatism, arthritis. Fresh grass is first steamed in an oven, then juice is made from it and smeared with burned skin.
Bulgarian national doctors recommend medication to eliminate migraine and neuralgia. They also believe that the herb has the best diaphoretic and diuretic effects. A cold infusion is often prepared from the plant, the grass is poured with water and infused for a day, after which it is used throughout the day.
Back chamber and meadow, contraindications
Of all the plants of the snow type, it turns out to be the most poisonous. For internal use, only dried plant parts are suitable, as well as the root system. Use must be careful. With local use of a fresh plant, red spots initially appear on the applied area, and only then - sores. Due to severe irritation, the chamber is categorically forbidden to use by patients who have gastritis or nephritis. In the presence of scabby comb, the use of a fresh plant leads not only to the appearance of ulcers, but also to the general poisoning of the body, since harmful plant toxins enter the blood through damaged skin. At the same time, negative feelings in the heart area, headaches, as well as cravings in the lumbar region appear.
The meadow chamber is less dangerous in terms of fresh use when using flowers made in the oven. It is this tool that is actively used during scabies in traditional medicine.
If the juice from the chamber got on the mucous eyes, or mouth should immediately wash them with plenty of running water. If necessary, the mucous membrane of the eye can be dripped with anti-inflammatory drops.
When ingested, even a small amount of juice from the plant appears its toxic effects. The substance begins to irritate the mucous causes more pain, disrupt digestion, often with vomiting and blood diarrhea. In the future, the patient manifests trembling in the arms and legs, cramps, which inhibit the nerve endings. In difficult currents of poisoning, the disease can result in paralysis of the heart system and the center of respiration.
Before using sleep-herbs it is necessary to consult a specialist. Only he can recommend the drug and prescribe the correct preparation and dosage.
Our ancestors believed that the chamber has magical properties. No wonder about him goes so many legends. Sacks of dried flowers were often laid at the head of the bed, and it was believed that they were able to ward off diseases and discourage those who desire evil. And in order to check his power of getting rid of insomnia, the ancestors collected unblown buds strictly at the end of May, and only from 11.00 to 11.30.
Immediately it should be noted that the plant is poisonous, because its independent collection should be carried out only after consulting with knowledgeable people - herbalists. In homeopathy, leaves are used predominantly, which are pre-dried.
What does this dream-grass, that allows you to use it for the treatment of many ailments?
First of all, it is a large amount of triterpenoids - organic acids, which have androgenic and estrogenic effects. That is why the backache is often used in gynecology.
Essential oils, vitamin C, flavonoids and phytoncides help to increase the body's defenses, and also have a bactericidal and anti-inflammatory effect. There are also important micro and macro elements in the herb.
Due to this, the backache of the meadow has a whole range of useful properties:
- When nervous excitement, headaches, anxiety, depression decoctions of plants have a sedative effect, and help stabilize the state of the nervous system by provoking the release of endorphins. No wonder the plant is called sleep-grass. It will help get rid of insomnia, and make sleep calm and sound.
- In the case of diseases of the respiratory tract can be appointed as an expectorant and anti-inflammatory agent. Because of this, the cough becomes productive, and the sputum departs faster. Also help infusions to cope with the discharge of mucus from the nasal sinuses, which prevents the development of sinusitis.
- Excellent sleep-grass copes with cramps. This is particularly true of vascular spasm, due to which blood pressure jumps occur, as well as spasms in bronchitis, asthma, and migraine.
- Due to the androgenic effect, the terrestrial parts of the plant can be used to treat dysmenorrhea in women. They help to increase estrogen and progesterone in the body. And folk healers promise that they can even cope with male impotence.
- Effective use of infusions and decoctions for problems with the kidneys and bladder. In their power to establish a normal and painless urination, stopping the inflammatory process. These drugs will help to gradually withdraw and sand.
- For external use, infusions are used for washing purulent wounds, treating fungus-affected tissues, as well as for various dermatological problems (in this case, the decoction is added during the bathing process).
But for the grass to bring the desired effect, you should know how to brew it properly. Most often use cold infusion, for which 2 tablespoons. dried plants pour 1 tbsp. boiling water and allowed to infuse. This amount of infusion should be drunk in parts during the day, but strictly observing the duration of the course of treatment.
With impotence and insomnia, it is recommended to drink an infusion on sleep-grass buds.
But any drugs, including homeopathic, have their own contraindications. Lumbago is not recommended to use when:
- severe kidney disease,
- under the age of 15,
- during pregnancy and lactation.
Traditional methods of treatment are often no less effective than pharmaceutical preparations. But whatever you choose, prior consultation with a specialist is mandatory. After all, your health, well-being, and sometimes life depend on it.
The chemical composition of the lumbago meadow
The chemical composition of the meadow meadow today is well studied. To this end, several studies were conducted that identified the following components in the grass: fatty oil, tannins, ranunculin, tannin, alkaloids, anemonin, protoanemonin, saponins, essential oil, flavonoids, camphor, phytoncides, resinous substances and organic acids. In addition, macro-and microelements are present in the plant: phosphorus, iron, aluminum, iodine and zinc. Vitamin C is also found in the meadows' shotgun.
Despite the fact that the plant contains substances that are very valuable to human health, it should be used with great caution in view of its particular virulence. Uncontrolled treatment of lumbago can have very negative consequences.
What can be cured with the help of the meadow lumbago
Folk healers and homeopaths prescribe grass as: expectorant, hepatoprotective, sedative, diuretic, disinfecting, antispasmodic and analgesic drug. Used in prescribed doses, preparations from the lamina of the meadow have a quick and very effective effect.
The plant also helps in the treatment of such an unpleasant nervous disease as depression. Lumbago helps to relieve nervous tension, strengthen the nervous system and improve mood by activating the production of the hormone of happiness. If the disease has not passed into a severe form, then with the help of the herb it is possible to get rid of the cavity without the use of heavy medical drugs that have a number of side effects.
Useful meadow and meadow to restore the cycle in women. Beneficially affecting the female reproductive system and normalizing hormones, this medicinal herb completely removes the problem of an irregular menstrual cycle.
Spasms of blood vessels, causing sudden pressure surges and headaches of varying intensity, can also be cured with lumbago. Having a spasmolytic and strengthening effect on the blood vessels, after a few times taking the medicine, it eliminates the disease.
Amenable to treatment with a cross-flown meadow inflammation in the upper respiratory tract. It not only relieves inflammation, but also helps purify mucus. Thus, the medicinal herb prevents the development of stagnation, leading to sinusitis.
Various diseases of the bladder and kidneys, accompanied by insufficient formation and poor discharge of urine, as well as the formation of sand, can be healed by this plant. Lumbago is able to eliminate the inflammatory process and normalize urination. In addition, having a diuretic effect, it removes sand from the body, preventing it from growing into stones.
Rheumatism and gout, which torture so many, can be cured with lumbago lumbago. It produces a pronounced anesthetic effect and quickly relieves the main manifestation of the disease - pain, significantly improving the patient's condition.
The grass also promotes the normalization of metabolism. Because of this, it is good to use in the fight against obesity and dystrophy, caused by a violation of metabolic processes in the body.
Beneficial effect on the meadow and the meadow on the processes of cleaning purulent wounds, as well as tissue regeneration. Thanks to the grass, even trophic wounds, practically not curable, heal.
Preparation of medicinal raw materials lumbago
The gathering of the meadow meadow is carried out in mid-April, at the time of budding and flowering. Raw materials should be harvested in rubber gloves, as grass juice can cause severe inflammation. Dry the chamber, spreading a thin layer on a clean canvas in a dark and ventilated place. Before use, the dried raw material must last for at least six months in order to maximize the toxic substances that have eroded from it. Store the finished medicinal raw materials in linen bags no more than three years.
Drugs from the meadow meadow - a valuable (albeit poisonous) medicine, which, if you follow the rules for its use, will help to cope with many diseases.