How the needles are used in medicine?
“ Niknut silk herbs, smells of a resinous pine … “ These fine lines from Sergey Yesenin`s poem are for certain familiar to much. Walk on a coniferous forest is extraordinary useful to respiratory system. Each of us knows about it since the childhood. The medicine does not stand still, and today the needles are used for production of many medicines.
The pine and fir-tree needles contain vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6, H, E, K, P, PP, aluminum, iron, carotene, cobalt, manganese, copper, phytoncides, essential oil. In addition, the needles are rich with the content of ascorbic acid which it and becomes in the fall even more in the winter, than in the summer.
The needles possess anesthetic, the antiviral, antiseptic, diuretic, sudorific, zhelchegonny, expectorant, all-strengthening action. Their preparations “ hvoinok “ promote immunity increase, rejuvenation of an organism.
From fir-tree needles prepare medicines for treatment warmly - vascular and fungal diseases, diseases of a brain, a scurvy and bronchial asthma. Besides, use of needles intensifies processes of blood formation and a metabolism. Quite often it is applied to treatment of diseases of face skin, production of soap, lotions, toothpaste.
And now we will give several of recipes of traditional medicine .
Needles broth for sight improvement : Fill in 5 tablespoons of the crushed needles of any needles with 2 glasses of boiled water, leave for the night, filter, and drink 1 tablespoon 4 times a day after food.
Tea from branches of a fir-tree or pine is curative at diseases of heart and vessels, it is drunk for removal of radionuclides and for increase of protective properties of an organism after serious illnesses. By the way, it is possible to add favourite herbs to it: heather, mint, St. John`s Wort, leaves of raspberry, blackberry, currant, etc. It is possible to drink such tea at will in any quantities during the day.
The needles of a fir-tree are often applied also as diuretic . For this purpose 1 tablespoon of the crushed needles fill in 250 ml of boiled water, insist within half an hour, filter and drink 1 tablespoon 3 - 4 times a day.
From fir-tree needles prepare remarkable the infusions saturated with vitamins .
for this purpose 100 g of needles needs to fill in 1 l of cold boiled water, to add 3 tablespoons of lemon juice (or lemon acid) and to hold half an hour on small fire. After that to allow to be drawn 3 hours and to filter. To drink 2 times a day after food, on a half-glass.
Broth of coniferous branches perfectly will be suitable for inhalations and rinsings at diseases of a throat and a mouth. They can wash the head: it strengthens structure of hair and adds them gloss.
Of course, coniferous bathtubs well affect a state of health . It is especially good to use them at diseases of joints, radiculitis, diseases of skin and respiratory system, excess weight, nervous overfatigue, concern. Bathtubs with forest aroma perfectly rasslablit tight muscles, will take off fatigue, will fill with new forces, will calm. For preparation of a bathtub it is better to take more coniferous branches: about 1,5 - 2 kg. Dry raw materials fill in 1 l of water, bring to boiling, and insist 20 minutes. Then filter and merge in a ready bathtub. It is ideal to take such baths for the night, within 20 - 30 minutes.
can apply local bathtubs from needles To improvement of blood circulation in legs. At the same time separate containers with hot and cold broth are necessary. To hold - for 20 seconds within 4 - 5 minutes.
By means of branches of a pine and fir-tree it is easy to fill the apartment with forest antimicrobic aroma . They can be put in water or to fill in with boiled water and to leave in open ware. The phytoncides emitted by needles are irreplaceable for disinfection of rooms during flu epidemics.
The needles can be collected by at the end of summer, in the fall on the cut-down wood sites where there is a set of coniferous branches. From the growing trees of a needle separate so that their basis remained on branches. The collected raw materials are stored in linen sacks and wooden boxes, on a balcony or in a deep freeze.