Lily martagon - a perennial bulbous plant of the lily family, reaches a height of 1 meter, blooms in summer (June - July), the flowers are white or pink. Each year, leaves, stems die back, and the bulb remains alive. The plant is widespread in Asia and Europe. Chemical components lily Kudrevatykh poorly understood, in the bulbs contain some alkaloids, vitamins, boron, iron, sugar. The stems, leaves and flowers contains flavonoids and saponins, tannins, ascorbic acid.
Medicinal properties of the lily martagon
For the production of medicinal plants used by all parts of the plant - bulbs, stems, leaves and flowers. Preparations based on lily Kudrevatykh possess sedative and an analgesic (painkiller) action, as they are used for internal bleeding. The juice of this plant is used as a wound-healing agent.
The use of traditional medicine
Lilium Martagon has long been used in folk medicine in many countries (Mongolia, Yakutia, Tibet, China).
The juice of this plant is used for healing wounds and trophic ulcers. Inside juice used for the treatment of gastric ulcers and erosions. Leaves lily Kudrevatykh applied to the burned area to reduce inflammation and swelling.
With nervous disorders, depression, fatigue, dental pain and loss of appetite recommended intake of infusion lily bulbs Kudrevatykh. To prepare it, you need a bulb of the plant (weighing approximately 15g), it is poured boiling water and infuse for 15 minutes. Then infusion filter and take 3 times a day for 1 tablespoon.
The infusion of the flowers of lily Kudrevatykh used for diseases of the gallbladder (chronic cholecystitis, dyskinesia).
The infusion of the flowers and leaves of the plant used as a sedative and in diseases of the nervous system, and as an analgesic for pain of different origin (toothache, menstrual pain). Tincture of lily Kudrevatykh made as follows: flowers (leaves) are filled with vodka, put in a bowl of dark glass and left in a cool place for 42 days. Thereafter, the infusion is filtered and diluted with boiled water in a ratio of 1: 3. Alcohol tincture is also used in diseases of the cardio - vascular system, eyestrain, blurred vision, jaundice.
Application lily Kudrevatykh in cosmetology
Lilium Martagon is used as a cosmetic. A decoction of the bulb of the plant (at the rate of 1 onion 250 ml of milk) used for inflammatory diseases of the skin (abrasions, streptococcal). Also from the broth bulbs can make a mask for the face, mixing it with honey and mustard flour (all parts in equal proportions). This mask is very good to cope with skin pigmentation and freckles.
Juice lily martagon and the infusion of its leaves can be used in lotions, creams and masks homemade.
For dry and aging skin of lilies made a special mask based on oil extraction from the flowers. To do this, the flowers of this plant are placed in a bowl of impervious glass, pour olive (or peach) butter, and within 2 weeks insists. Then the oil is filtered hood and mixed with lemon juice, honey and egg yolk. The mask is applied on the face for 20-30 minutes and then washed off with warm water. Using this recipe allows you to make facial skin elasticity and radiant.
Lilium Martagon has a specific heavy scent that is poorly tolerated by some people and causes dizziness.