Echinacea-tincture: reviews and indications for use
Echinacea-tincture, reviews of which say thatthis is a fairly effective drug, due to its properties to the same-named perennial plant. It comes from the east of the USA. It is high (up to 120 cm) and a beautiful plant. Its inflorescences are purple-violet large baskets. It is believed that it heals not the consequences, but the causes of the diseases of echinacea-tincture. Experts' reviews have fixed the glory of the "blood purifier" about this plant. It is easily propagated by seeds, for cultivation it does not require serious time and material costs.
For medical purposes, almost allparts of the plant: stems, leaves, root system, flowers. Prepare raw materials in periods when it has as many useful substances as possible. The root system in the middle of autumn, the grass - during flowering. Dry the raw material at a temperature of 40-45 degrees. The main form of the drug from this plant is echinacea-tincture. There are also positive reviews about broths, oils, ointments, creams, extracts. Prepare them both from above-ground parts, and from roots.
Of course, with all its useful properties, thisthe plant is obliged to the substances contained in it. A cooked echinacea-tincture, reviews of which indicate that this is the best drug, properly provides their entry into the human body. This plant contains polysaccharides, essential oils, resins, organic acids, inulin, vitamins A, C, E, essential oils, betaine. There are in the Echinacea manganese, magnesium, sodium, potassium, glucose. Not the last place is occupied by natural antioxidants echinolone and echinocin, phenolcarboxylic acids, tannins. There is a lot of iron, calcium, silicon, selenium in it.
Since it is a very effective medicineechinacea-tincture, the price of it is not significant. At the same time, it is really low, if compared with chemical preparations having similar properties. Moreover, you can buy it at any pharmacy. As a rule, in medicine, a ten percent tincture of Echinacea purpurea on alcohol is used, made from roots and aboveground parts of the plant.
With the help of it you can treat a stomach ulcer, stones inkidney, prostate adenoma, inflammation of the genitourinary sphere, constipation, female inflammatory diseases, vasospasms, gastritis. Tincture improves and normalizes metabolic processes in the human body. As an external agent, it can be used for bronchial asthma, rubbing your back under the shoulder blades for a week.
You can prepare the tincture yourself. The first recipe: dry or fresh leaves should be filled with vodka or alcohol in the proportion of one to ten, it will be ready in a week and a half. The second option is a preparation from raw roots and flowers. To do this, they are poured into a ratio of one to four 70% alcohol and insist a month.
Using preparations based on echinacea,it is necessary to observe a number of rules, since they have several contraindications. In particular, it is recommended to apply the tincture continuously not longer than a month. Large doses can cause insomnia, increased excitability, vomiting, nausea, kidney and bowel disorders. It is undesirable to give tincture to people until they reach the age of twenty. In a number of patients, echinacea may be allergic. It is not recommended to use these drugs for breastfeeding and pregnant women.