Knotweed - herb of the family Polygonaceae
 Knotweed - a herb, growing everywhere: in parks, on the streets on roadsides, riverbanks, in the courtyards and gardens. Common names knotweed - ants and grass-bird knotweed.

In grass knotweed contains fiber, binders, calcium, silicon, phosphorus, zinc, manganese, carotene, vitamin E, G, K, flavonoids, glycosides, organic acids, waxes, resins, sugars, ash.

Useful properties knotweed

Interest in medicine stems are plants, harvested when the knotweed blooms. Dry grass is better in the shade, in attics, and store - in paper bags or bags made of natural materials for three years.

Known medicinal properties such knotweed: a diuretic, wound healing, tonic, anti-inflammatory, diaphoretic, antipyretic. The plant helps to remove stones and sand from the gallbladder, kidneys, stimulates metabolism.

Application knotweed

Sporysh prescribed to take with jaundice, which developed due to the formation of gallstones, kidney disease, edema caused by them.

 Botanical illustration knotweed
 Thanks diuretic knotweed except for kidney helps with gout, disorders of salt metabolism, obesity.

To remove the heat applied during the infusion of herbs bronchitis, pleurisy, tuberculosis, pneumonia, bronchial asthma, whooping cough, a fever.

Rinse with warm infusion of herbs useful in inflammation of the mucous membrane in the mouth. Such procedures help to eliminate hoarseness.

It is also known hemostatic property knotweed, helps women with uterine bleeding after abortion or childbirth and heavy menstruation, as well as internal, external bleeding. The broth can also be used with belyah for irrigation.

It helps knotweed infertility is not associated with mental health problems: the plant tend to improve the functioning of the muscles of the uterus, improves the supply of oxygen.

Apply knotweed infertility as follows: a glass of fresh or dried herbs pour a liter of boiling water for 3-5 minutes and drink the strained zaparivayut replacing this infusion of other beverages. Time limits for infertility treatments knotweed No woman can drink the infusion until pregnancies - the grass can cause miscarriage, so this state is considered to be one of the main contraindications knotweed.

Efficiency and alcoholate plant, which is assigned to take for diarrhea, dysentery, gastritis, ulcers and disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, pancreas cancer, diabetes.

External application knotweed effective in healing wounds, contusions, boils, burns, tumors, boils: make lotions, washing trays with broth. On the affected skin can be applied, and fresh grass knotweed.

It helps plant with nervous exhaustion, neurasthenia, weakness, strengthens after a long illness, helps to reduce the pressure, relieves rheumatic cramps and headaches, decoctions of it is useful to drink elderly.

To prepare the broth pour 250ml boiling water one tablespoon of herbs, insist half an hour. They drink a decoction of three p / day spoon.

For alcohol tincture grass 1:10 poured alcohol 70%, 24 hours insist in the warmth after filter. Take 10-20 drops of tincture, 3-4r / day before meals, mixing with water.

Contraindications knotweed

Besides pregnancy, the main contraindications knotweed are low blood pressure, thrombophlebitis. It is undesirable to drink herbal tea for gastritis, ulcers and gastrointestinal acidity of gastric secretion. With care prescribe drugs from the plant in glomerulonephritis.

If you plan to use long knotweed, should be regularly checked blood clotting.