The healing properties of the aspen tree, the practical application of aspen bark in medicine
Tree for centuries was allocatedA person with mythical properties, remember at least an aspen stake, which was considered an excellent remedy for various evil spirits. In the people the plant is called the whisper-tree, shaking due to the fact that the leaves of the beautiful forest man are constantly in motion, fluctuate. It is believed that it was he who was hanged by Judas Iscariot, because another well-known name - Judo gentian.
The healing properties of aspen in general, useful elements of the cortex, interesting facts
An interesting fact, noticed by the residents of the districts,Close to forests. It is worth it to fall down as forest inhabitants eat the bark. Why is this happening? After all, it does not taste good, but rather, on the contrary, it has a bitter taste. The riddle is solved quite simply, the content of useful elements in it is at a very high level. Sucrose, fructose, a large number of easily assimilated carbohydrates, tannins, enzymes and amino acids. All this cocktail is a valuable source of healthy nutrients, so necessary for any living organism.
Modern medicine studied the composition of the bark, kidneys and leaves of the tree, revealing, among other things, fatty acids of the highest category, used in cosmetology and food industry.
Interestingly, the first tablets of aspirin andAntibiotics were obtained as a result of the use of substances contained in aspen, and beeswax, according to the scientists, is nothing else than the enzyme-modified glue bees isolated from aspen buds.
Use of aspen bark, application in practice
The bark of the tree remains the most useful part. It is thanks to her medicinal properties of aspen became widely known to cosmetologists, doctors and traditional medicine.
Medicines in the form of tablets, infusions, ointments,Made on the basis of substances of bark of aspen have an excellent analgesic effect, treat diseases of the stomach, increase the production of gastric juice and have a beneficial effect on the entire digestive system of man, promote the healing of wounds and bruises, relieve inflammation, treat problems with urination, diabetes.
Recipes for home use of useful properties of the aspen bark
It is possible, without resorting to outside help, to prevent and treat certain types of diseases with the help of decoction of the aspen bark.
Recipe 1. In joint diseases and pancreatitis
One glass of chopped and dried bark of a treePour 2-3 cups of boiling water and cook for 30 minutes over low heat. After - remove the dishes, cover the broth with a towel and let it brew for 5-6 hours in a place inaccessible to the sun.
One hour before a meal, take 3-4 tablespoons of broth 3 times a day for 8 weeks, then take a break for 3-4 weeks and continue taking the tincture.
Recipe 2. Against heat, inflammation, bronchitis
¼ cup chopped aspen bark mixed with the same number of buds and leaves, filling the gallons of water. Boil over low heat for one hour, after which drain.
Drink a spoon an hour before meals 2-3 times a day. Use only for medicinal purposes, prevention is inappropriate.
It deserves special attention that tinctures,ointments made on the basis of the medicinal properties of the aspen bark have no contraindications. The exception is, perhaps, individual intolerances, which can result in an allergic reaction, but no more. Nevertheless, consult a doctor before starting self-medication.