Golden mustache (live hair, mustache Far East, home ginseng, callisia fragrans, dihorizandra) - herbaceous plant belonging to the family Commelinaceae.
The plant can reach a height of 2 m, it has a long side shoots (whiskers), which end in the young rosettes. With their help dihorizandra multiplies.
Homeland dihorizandra are subtropical and tropical regions of South America and Mexico. Nowadays the plant is found in the Antilles, in South-East Asia and tropical areas of America.
The history of the application of the golden whiskers
In Russia, the use of the golden whiskers began in the 19th century. First, the plant is used only for decorative purposes. In the mid-20th century, scientists are interested in the healing properties of the golden whiskers.
After a number of studies proved that the plant contains many biologically active substances and shoots produce biologically active energy. The juice of the plant is also very useful, no wonder it is called the "water of life".
Today dihorizandra grown as a therapeutic and ornamental plants in the home, since it is extremely taxing to care for. Treatment can begin the golden mustache, when the side shoots to form at least nine "sustavchikov" violet-brown. Because plants make infusions and decoctions, for medicinal purposes is used the juice of the plant.
Useful properties of the golden whiskers caused by the content of ascorbic acid, flavonoids (quercetin, kaempferol and catechins), steroids, vitamins, tannins, phytosterols, pectins, nicotinic acid and other biologically active substances.
The leaves of the plant contains a plurality of micro and macro - potassium, magnesium, copper, zinc, calcium, cobalt, iron, nickel, strontium, rubidium, bromine, vanadium.
Treatment golden mustache
Thanks to its numerous beneficial properties of the golden mustache is widely used in folk medicine. From the juice of stems and leaves produced tinctures, ointments and oils. For therapeutic purposes, use and mashed fresh leaves, stems and lateral shoots of the plant.
Due to the high content of biologically active substances found application golden mustache in the fight against various infections. It is used to strengthen the immune system and circulatory system, to stimulate the metabolic processes in the body to remove toxins from the body, as well as a painkiller, wound healing and anti-tumor agent.
Treatment golden mustache effective in atherosclerosis, diabetes, leukemia, chronic pancreatitis, osteochondrosis, bronchial asthma, a number of women's and cancer.
External application of the golden whiskers (baths, compresses, lotions and rubbing) is effective in treating skin diseases, burns, trophic ulcers, frostbite, and diseases of the joints.
When a stroke is useful to massage the paralyzed parts of the body with the juice of the plant.
In the care of problem skin the plant also established itself with the best hand.
Contraindications golden mustache
Do not start the use of the golden whiskers without doctor's advice. Contraindications to the gold usu is human tendency to allergic reactions, as it contains substances accumulate in the body, causing allergies. Smokers also contraindicated in people golden mustache, as when combined with nicotine may cause severe allergies.
Golden mustache is contraindicated in diseases of the kidney and prostate adenoma, during pregnancy and childhood, as well as in the case of individual intolerance.
It was observed that the ingestion of infusions and decoctions of plants voice "settles" and restored very difficult.