Useful properties of alpine aster
Astra Alpine belongs to the family Asteraceae (Asteraceae). This is a perennial plant that grows in the south of Western Siberia, the Urals and the Caucasus, on the rocks, debris and stony soils. Alpine aster stems covered with white hairs, reaching 25 cm in height. Flowers plants resemble a daisy garden, but the blue-purple, collected in large baskets and placed on top of the plant.
For therapeutic purposes, use all parts of the aster: flowers, leaves, stems. Harvest saponin during flowering asters, in July and August. Young plants bloom in just one, two years after planting. At one point it is recommended to grow aster only 5-6 years, after which it rejuvenates. Zagotavlivaya raw plants are completely cut off, laid in a single layer and dried in an oven.
The Astra Alpine found biologically active substances: coumarins, flavonoids, saponins, through which such beneficial properties are known alpine aster: it removes the heat, helps fight infection, and removes phlegm.
Effectively both internal and external use of alpine asters. It has been observed that when applied to skin tincture relieves itching, inflammation arising from different origins dermatoses. Inside infusions and decoctions alpine aster taken in case of problems with the gastrointestinal tract, colds, flu, tuberculosis, scrofula, aching bones, tendons diseases, tuberculosis lymphadenitis.
Application alpine aster
There are several recipes for healing tinctures Astra Alpine:
- one teaspoon of dry medicinal raw material brewed in 200ml boiling water, stand 40 minutes, filter. Drink this infusion in disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, colds and other indications of spoon three times a day before meals.
- one or two tablespoons tablespoons herb asters 3min boiled in 500ml of boiled water, 20 min. Drink the infusion of 100 ml three times a day before meals. Infusion for preparing the same way: the treatment of tuberculosis of the skin, boils, diathesis and other skin inflammations, but make it more complete, brewing three or four tablespoons herb. Receipt of funds throughout the day is recommended to periodically lotion on your skin to improve.
No serious contraindications to the use of alpine asters.
Infusions and decoctions of the grass should not be used only in the identified hypersensitivity to the plant.