The plant belongs to the family Pedicularis Norichkovyh growing in Europe, Siberia, North America and Mongolia.
The most famous of all Mytnikov - Pedicularis marsh, it is most often used for medicinal purposes, and is also called a crummy grass Vovchok, gnidnoy grass vshivitsey, grass Ivan zmeintsem, kamelnoy grass, herringbone, feverish grass.
It biennial plant, with reddish stems, reaching 30-60 cm in height. Flowers at Mytnikov marsh appear in June-July, at which time you need to harvest the leaves and stems for use in the future for treatment.
Dry grass Mytnikov in a well-ventilated, or at 40-50 degrees in the dryer. Keep dry medicinal raw materials needed in a well-sealed boxes (or other container) in a dry place.
Useful properties Mytnikov marsh
It is noted that, despite its virulence - in the roots and leaves of the plant are found poisonous glycosides Pedicularis marsh has a diuretic, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anesthetic, hemostatic, detoxification effect.
Mytnikov infusion can be used in case of poisoning with meat - it absorbs and removes toxins. For the preparation of infusions needed one tea spoon of crushed stems, leaves, pour 250ml boiling water Mytnikov, insist hour, drain. Take tincture 3-4 p / day dining spoon.
To stop uterine bleeding or heavy menstrual bleeding two spoons of tea herbs pour 250ml boiling water, four hours stand and filter. Drink tincture 5-10 drops 3p / day.
For the treatment of diarrhea are preparing a tincture: take 4 tablespoons tablespoons dry grass marsh Mytnikov, pour a liter of boiling water, 2-3ch insist, filter. Drink infusion as 3-4 p / day dining spoon.
Well eliminates migraine headaches a normal broth 2 tablespoons tablespoons dry grass pour two liters of water, boil on low heat until there is a liter of liquid. After that, the broth studio, filter and drink a glass of three p / day.
Apply infusions and decoctions Mytnikov marsh can be externally: it helps to remove dandruff and lice.
For an infusion take 4 tablespoons tablespoons herb Mytnikov, pour a liter of boiling water, stand 2-3 hours, filter.
To treat dandruff this infusion rubbed into the scalp, rinse them after washing the hair, as long as the scalp is cleansed of the fungus.
If you want to get rid of lice, infusion moisten the hair roots are wrapped his head with a cloth and plastic, leave for an hour. After that you need to comb out the dead insects from hair and wash your hair with regular shampoo.
The use of other types of medical Mytnikov
Also known as marsh Mytnikov Pedicularis spiked growing in the Amur and Primorye. In medicine, its flowers are used as a diuretic.
Mytnyk beautiful grows in Primorye, its western areas. To remove the heat treatment of neurasthenia also use flowers of the plant.
Mytnyk whorled growing in the Amur region, Primorye, Kamchatka, Okhotsk coast, the northern Kuril Islands used in pulmonary tuberculosis, pneumonia, nephritis, and as a means of stopping the bleeding.
For the treatment of neurasthenia, and the heat is used to remove the striped Pedicularis that grows near the Middle and Upper Amur.
A good remedy for diarrhea is considered Pedicularis inverted, which is collected on the Okhotsk coast, Primorye, Kamchatka, the Amur region, the Kuril Islands, Sakhalin.
Not recommended herbal teas and tinctures from Mytnikov inside yourself, because the plant is poisonous.
Do not take drugs from Mytnikov pregnant women - it causes uterine contractions and improves its tone.