European Wild Ginger

Useful properties Clefthoof Europe

 European Wild Ginger
 European Wild Ginger - plant of the family aristolochiaceae with green, shiny leaves on hairy petioles, with the same slightly hairy stems, sharp specific smell. European Wild Ginger Blossoms in April and May flowers bell-like dark brown-red.

Laboratory name of the plant - the rhizome ungulates, popularly also called flower gryzhnika, cleft leaf, ipecac.

The official medicine used for the preparation of medicines for European root ungulates, and folk - and the root and fresh leaves.

Collect wild ginger in ravines and deciduous forests.

The main purpose of the plant - the treatment of the chronic form of alcoholism, which in the late summer and autumn harvested rhizome and root Clefthoof Europe. It is believed that the best use for the treatment of fresh roots and grass. Store raw materials in boxes inside the overlaid paper. If the same storage conditions for the roots to have fresh, they can be dried at a temperature of not more than 35 degrees, but it should be borne in mind that the medicinal properties of the plant are then partly lost.

The rhizomes of the plant found essential oils, alkaloids, azaronovaya acid, bornylacetate, glycosides, coumarin, phytosterols, flavonoids, binders, resins, organic acids, mucus saponin.

Application of the leaves and roots of European ungulates

In the treatment of alcoholism with the help of the European roots of ungulates, there are two approaches: one is used when a person does not recognize his dependence, and the second, when there is a conscious desire to get rid of alcoholism.

For a person to be treated relatives quietly to himself, cook a broth: one tablespoon of dry root Clefthoof Europe and pour water over low heat for 5 minutes boiled. After this, insisting broth one hour filtered, put in the refrigerator. Receipt of funds pour into alcohol a person on the basis of one spoon of broth to 200 ml of vodka. "Crack" is a person vomiting and the treatment itself is built on a whole generation reflex aversion to alcohol, so pour the broth into the alcohol will need a few more times. Experience shows that after 3-4 times the alcohol without adding broth ungulates will also cause vomiting.

If a person is treated consciously, it is desirable that therapy was held under the supervision of a physician. The recipe can be used is the same. You can make such a tool: a tea spoon of ungulates mixed with two tablespoons of green tea walnut hull and one teaspoon of this mixture was poured wine (4 liters), insist 2 weeks, drink 1 glass 1-2 p / day before meals. During the treatment the patient experiences nausea, tightness in the sternum, is in a painful condition, it can periodically start vomiting. All these feelings and make people abandon alcohol.

It is also found that the European Wild Ginger has a bronchodilator and anti-inflammatory, expectorant, so in addition to the treatment of alcoholism plant is used to treat pneumonia, bronchitis, tuberculosis, asthma, colds, diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, bladder and gall bladder, bile ducts. Asarum also helps in neurotic conditions, with increased excitability, migraines, insomnia, headaches. To prepare this infusion or decoction of the plants that are diluted prior to use hot milk or honey.  European Wild Ginger - dry tea beverage

For the preparation of the daily requirement of two teaspoons of tincture Clefthoof European pour 250 ml of boiled water, in a thermos.

Lotions decoction can make eczema that has arisen because of nerves.

It is also observed that not concentrated tincture from the leaves of the European ungulates helps with gynecological diseases, improves the tone of veins and accelerates blood flow, restores normal heart activity.


It is undesirable to be treated independently with European ungulates - the plant is poisonous, and the excess of the permissible dosage can lead to serious disorders of the intestine, stomach, kidney, liver, gall bladder.

In the treatment of alcoholism with the help of ungulates not be given more than two spoonfuls of broth at a time.

Strongly contraindicated teas and tinctures from plants in heart failure.