Galium verum
 Bedstraw - herbaceous plant reaches 80cm in height with small leaves and flowers collected in the inflorescence. Bedstraw growing in Asia, Europe. Other common names of herbs: madder, syvoroten, yellow clover.

In medicine is used aerial part of the plant, sometimes roots. Gather the herb during its flowering, for which the plant pruned at a distance of 15cm from the ground, tie and dried in limbo, hiding from the sun.

Useful properties bedstraw

Basically bedstraw appreciated for its diuretic effect. The official medicine are allowed to use bedstraw, but as part of various herbal and not in its pure form. Grass bedstraw use more in folk medicine: it can help relieve swelling caused by renal disease. It is also known anti-inflammatory, astringent, regenerating, hemostatic properties of herbs. It is considered a strong antineoplastic agent used to treat and tongue cancer, breast, cervix and skin. It helps bedstraw cure cervical erosion.

Application bedstraw

 Northern bedstraw
 Wet compresses with decoction bedstraw applied to the skin, suffered from sunburn and poorly healing wounds.

Gastritis, hemorrhoids, bleeding from the nose, heavy menstruation, diarrhea, infusion of herbs used endometritis bedstraw or fresh juice of the plant.

It helps to remove the pain of gout plant, rezyah and colic in the stomach, intestines, eliminates bedstraw and headaches.

In epilepsy and childhood convulsions plant acts as an anticonvulsant.

When neurasthenia, hysteria use infusions and decoctions of herbs as a sedative.

Infusion bedstraw drink at a fever, pneumonia, sore throat, cold, cough, tuberculosis, jaundice, liver diseases, rheumatism, scrofula, vomiting, nausea, thyroid disease, including at the nodes, cysts, hyperplasia, goiter.

Outwardly decoction or infusion can be used in conjunctivitis and broth or juice - with eczema. Bedstraw juice and take the inside - it tones and strengthens.

When impotence fresh juice drink two or three p / day for 2-3 spoon, mixing it with water.

To prepare the infusion take two teaspoons of herb cleavers, pour 250ml of cold water, heated to boiling and boil for two minutes, after which the studio and filter. Drink this infusion to 2-3 cups daily.

Atherosclerosis is a means of helping with two tea spoons of dried herbs pour 250ml boiled water, two or three hours under the hood, filter. Drink warm remedy 3-4 p / day for 100 ml before meals.

For bathing, lotions for skin diseases, ulcers and wounds, for douches brewed 4 tablespoons tablespoons herb with flowers in two cups of boiling water.

For the treatment of scrofula, boils, abscesses prepare ointment from bedstraw: 10g chopped dried flowers ground in a mortar, add 100g of unsalted fresh butter.

Sprinkle ulcers can also powder and flowers of cleavers or impose 2-3 p / day slurry of fresh flowers.

For douching and mikroklizm prepare this infusion, one spoon of grass pushing four o'clock in 500ml boiling water. Before the procedure, be sure to strain the infusion.

When strokes helps this infusion on the roots bedstraw: 20g of dried and crushed roots pour 500ml boiling water, 6-8ch insist, filter. Drink 100 ml of tincture two or three p / day.


Due to the pronounced diuretic action bedstraw administered with caution to patients with diabetes.

Due to the strong astringent action application bedstraw prescribed intervals of one or two weeks.

Children and pregnant women receive funds made from grass bedstraw is not recommended.

Since the plant is considered poisonous, should adhere to the dosage prescribed by the doctor.