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Plants - a good replacement for tablets

For the removal of migraines, doctors prescribeAntispasmodic, sedative and analgesic drugs, but a modest pyrethrum feminine, which is still called maiden chamomile (its flowers look very much like a small daisy), it is also able to relieve spasms, has a soothing and analgesic effect. This plant from the family of sunflowers has long been used to treat female ailments and associated migraines. It contains chemicals known as parthenolides (by the way, parthenos means "girl" in Greek), preventing the formation of the hormone serotonin. This hormone is the main culprit in the narrowing of the arteries that occurs with migraine. For the prevention of migraine it is recommended to eat one or three small leaves of pyrethrum daily, they should be freshly picked. An experiment was conducted in which 270 people with migraines were given pyrethrum daily. Within two to three days more than seventy percent of the subjects felt much better. Their healing properties are preserved after drying. Often, sublimated capsules are preferred, since fresh leaves have a bitter taste. For effectiveness, it is sufficient to consume 250 mg per day.

Cress salad can be used to reduceCough reflex, and in particular, for catarrh of the upper respiratory tract. In addition to the high content of vitamin C and the mass of other useful elements (potassium, iodine, iron), its tasty leaves are rich in a unique substance - phenylethyl isothiocyanate, which blocks the activity of cancer cells. A standard daily serving of 80 grams of fresh leaves in salads will be enough to effectively counteract the oncological changes in cells. Even two teaspoons of chopped fresh watercress leaves on a glass of boiling water can actively participate in this fight for health.

Everyone knows a radish, both wild andCultural, perfectly lowers the pressure. She succeeds due to the presence in her leaves of potassium, which dilates the blood vessels and raises the level of nitric oxide. Korean researchers, working with rats, already in the third week of experiments using radish reduced systolic blood pressure from 214 to 166 mm Hg. The study used powdered dry leaves, but the leaves can be eaten and raw, as well as the roots themselves. A handful of radishes provides the body with 135 mg of potassium. In total, an adult needs 3,500 mg of potassium per day. To achieve the effect of lowering blood pressure, it is recommended that leaf extract should be consumed within five weeks at a rate of 90 mg per 1 kg of body weight per day.

Melissa or lemon balm - a plant with smallWhite flowers and leaves, which have a pleasant smell of lemon. Leaves are used in salads or added to tea brew. Melissa has an antispasmodic effect on the muscles in the digestive system. Therefore, with disorders of the stomach, digestion, including in irritable bowel syndrome, lemon balm works as an antispasmodic drug. Scientists from the University of Maryland recommend drinking tea with melissa four times a day, and if the melissa in the tincture, then you can up to 60 drops daily. This is good for digestion.

Tea with melissa, of course, is tasty and useful. But hardly anyone will like to burn themselves with nettles, to relieve the pain in the joints. Studies show that the effect of nettle burns is achieved through stimulation of the sensory nerves, resulting in a moderate pain that facilitates more severe pain. The feeling of a burn is caused by the action of formic acid, which is contained in the nettle hairs. Nettle can alleviate the pain of osteoarthritis, if every day nettles touch the base of the thumb and hand and suffer only 30 seconds. Scientists from the universities of Exeter and Plymouth for a week could reduce the suffering of patients with arthritis, putting on their hands fresh or dry leaves and stems of nettle. But the result was the best from fresh leaves.
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