Bogorodskaya grass - a plant, the use of which causes its active use as a medicament.
Bogorodskaya herb thyme is called in Russia, Ukraine - thyme, and yet there is another name of this plant - motherboard. Bogorodskaya grass belongs to the family Labiatae. This is a low shrub with a long rod of tree roots and stems flattened on the ground, covered with hairs. The leaves of the plant are very hard, ovate or linear-oblong. Flowering pink-purple flowers from June to August.
Bogorodskaya grass grows in rocky steppe areas near the low mountains in the dry pine forests. Shrub grows in Central Russia, in the south of Ukraine, the Caucasus, Siberia, Kazakhstan and, sometimes, in the Urals.
The first mention of the grass Bogorodskaya and its application is found in the chronicles of the third millennium BC. The ancient Egyptians are used Bogorodskaya herb as a component in the composition of funds for embalming the Pharaohs and of the ancient Sumerian civilization used the beneficial properties of herbs like Bogorodskaya antiseptic.
Many nations, including our ancestors, the Slavs, gratified the gods, burning grass on the fireplace and fumigating their fragrant smoke. Hence, it is common in everyday life not as a name of a plant Bogorodskaya grass and thyme, in Latin, means sacrifice.
The beneficial properties of herbs Bogorodskaya
This plant has a strong characteristic odor, it has a pleasant aroma and slightly bitter taste. Included in the phenolic compounds, thymol and carvacrol, create the scent.
Useful properties Bogorodskaya grass and use this plant as a medicine due to its rich composition. Thus, a part of the plant consists of the following ingredients:
- Essential oil;
- Ursulovaya acid;
- Oleanovaya acid;
- Glycoside of eugenol;
- folic acid;
List of vitamins as part of the plant is impressive:
- Vitamin A;
- B vitamins (B1, B2, B5, B6, B3);
- Vitamin C.
In addition, as part of this healing herb contains many micro and macro. There are calcium and potassium, magnesium, sodium and phosphorus; manganese, iron and copper, as well as zinc and selenium.
Calorie Bogorodskaya grass is 66 kcal.
Application Bogorodskaya grass
Bogorodskaya herbs (thyme, thyme) has many health benefits:
In principle, all parts of the plant have health benefits, but the most valuable resource is the upper part of a flowering bush, or just the leaves.
In cooking, canning and beverage industries are using dried thyme leaves.
Widespread use of Bogorodskaya grass as a source of essential oils in cosmetology. Useful properties Bogorodskaya grass is used for the production of cosmetics. And, of course, many medicines are produced using Bogorodskaya grass. For example, basic properties useful Bogorodskaya herbs used for manufacturing such as the preparation of the familiar Pertussin.
Useful properties Bogorodskaya grass has been used successfully in the treatment of respiratory diseases of man. The grass is used for inhalation. When SARS and pain in the nose and throat doctors recommend doing rinse infusion of thyme. But the useful properties of Bogorodsk grass, concentrated in plant extracts, provide an excellent effect in the fight against herpes and other skin diseases.
Substantial benefits Bogorodskaya grass has when used to restore sexual function. It is this plant is an excellent way to prevent prostatitis and impotence in men. In this case, the plant oil used externally, and inside - the infusion.
Another useful feature is the grass Bogorodskaya its impact on emotional and mental health. Useful substances of this plant nervous system tone. So, the grass is useful for fatigue, nervous depression, as well as mental fatigue and nervous exhaustion. Plant extracts quickly eliminates the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome, stimulates the brain and improves memory. Drink decoction of thyme is recommended for headaches, regardless of its source.
Traditional medicine has long applied the useful properties Bogorodskaya herbs (thyme or creeping thyme), especially analgesic properties of this plant in the treatment of many diseases, such as:
Application Bogorodskaya herb for these purposes comes as baths and compresses.
Very efficient use of Bogorodsk grass with its useful properties such as in health disorders:
- Digestive disorders;
- Any wounds and ulcers.
In addition, important mineral properties Bogorodskaya herb are its blood purifier, anthelmintic and diuretic effects. These properties are used extensively in the treatment of metabolic disorders, the treatment of the effects of intoxication. Very good thyme helps in the treatment of alcohol dependence.
In cosmetology useful properties Bogorodskaya herbs used for the treatment and prevention of excessive oily skin, acne, and also to prevent sagging. The antioxidant properties of plants are often used to combat cellulite. Besides, thyme helps fight overweight and obesity is prevention.
Contraindications and harm from the use of herbs Bogorodskaya
Absolute contraindications to the use of Bogorodsk grass, in any form, are the following conditions:
- Pregnancy and breast-feeding the child;
- Stomach ulcers;
- Ulcer 12 duodenal ulcer.