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Medicinal properties of blossoming lilacs

In the wild, it is found only in mountainousRegions of Eurasia. Namely - in the Western Himalayas, the Balkans and the Carpathians. All the current "lilac wealth" began there. Scientists-botanists describe the lilac as a shrub height of 3-10 meters with fragrant flowers collected in thick pyramidal panicles. Smooth dark green leaves have a slightly cordate shape at the base, and are sharp at the apex. Chemists - as a container farnesol, phenol glycoside, syringin, syringopicrin and essential oil. Scientists also know lilacs as a distant relative of an olive tree and a plant ... poisonous. And the herbalists will say that the lilac is as valuable as it is beautiful.


The medicinal properties of the blossoming lilac can beOnly to surprise and be surprised. The lilac is well studied by our scientists and therefore is a medicinal plant. Although the official medicine does not use lilacs, its popularity among the people does not detract from this. Especially prized is the blossomed lilac color. Inward, the infusion of dried flowers was used, primarily in respiratory diseases accompanied by cough - bronchitis, whooping cough, bronchial asthma, and as a sweatshop. In addition, according to other sources, this same agent can be used to treat kidney stones, and even with epilepsy. Alcohol tinctures of fragrant flowers are used even more actively. As an analgesic and anti-inflammatory agent for rheumatism, neuralgia, polyarthritis. As a remedy for restoring the health of the affected organs, with stomach ulcers and whites. As a disinfectant - with diarrhea. Tincture of lilac was treated even with shortness of breath.

Nuances of treatment

For connoisseurs of "lilac therapy" in someEven the color of fragrant panicles was even more important! Thus, to treat spurs and other diseases called "salt deposition" (that is, for external use), the medicinal properties of the blossoming white lilac were considered much more effective. Her tincture is recommended to rub the sore spots to those who suffer from osteochondrosis. Other parts of the lilac herbalists are also not overlooked. With the help of a "lilac" bast - a fibrous part from inside the cortex - treated with erysipelas. Appreciated also the leaves of the bush, which have a strong bitter taste. They were included in the charges used inside for pulmonary tuberculosis. And externally used as wound-healing agent, with furunculosis, migraine. In addition, in many areas, leaves of lilac in the form of infusion are widely used in malaria.

However, clinical trials Leaf preparations for antimalarial actionPositive results were not given. Perhaps this also undermined the credibility of classical medicine to lilac, as to a recognized medicinal plant. But, as you know, the true treasure sooner or later will find its admirers! So it is possible that we will see in the drugstores a harmonious series of "lilac" medicines. And the fact that the charm of a blossoming lilac is inexpressibly, we know firsthand. Is it possible to pass by the bush of a blossoming lilac and not stop to admire such beauty, and what flavor is around!

Breathe in and admire!
The medicinal properties of the blossoming lilac are very great, and therefore this plant is considered significant in folk medicine.

Properly prepare the infusion and decoction. To make infusion of lilac is not difficult. To make it, you have to warm the raw materials for a couple. We take raw materials and pour it with boiled hot water, and the dishes containing the medicinal herb are placed in another, where boiling water boils. Steam heating time for most plants should not exceed 20 minutes. When preparing the broth from the lilac, dry raw materials are poured with cold raw water and brought to the boiling point on the fire. The boiling time is 15 minutes.

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