Elfwort (Inula helenium).
Medical plants and their uses.
Elecampane — is a perennial herbaceous plant. It belongs to the family Asteraceae.
Nard Blooms from July to September, and the fruits ripen in September-October.
For medical purposes use the roots and rhizomes are dug in spring or autumn, and washed in running water. Large roots are cut into pieces. Within 2-3 days raw podvyalivayut outdoors, and then dried in dryers or under a roof is stored in a paper packages. The smell of the roots of a strong, fragrant, taste bitter, spicy.
The rich nard
Inula contains an essential oil, vitamin E, saponins, gums, mucilages, alkaloids, polysaccharides (inulin), selenium. The plant has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiseptic, expectorant, choleretic, antihelminthic, diuretic and anti-fungal action. Elecampane increases the body’s defenses, normalizes intestinal motility and secretory activity improves digestion, promotes healing of gastric and duodenal ulcers.
elecampane drug increases bile secretion, purify the liver and gallbladder of toxins, toxins, sand, normalize liver, gallbladder, biliary tract and pancreas.
When lung diseases
Because expectorant action nard widely used in acute and chronic lung diseases: traheobronhite, pneumonia, bronchiectasis, as well as respiratory diseases: influenza, acute respiratory viral infection, acute respiratory disease. Especially effective plant in the allocation of large amounts of thick, viscous mucus. Nard is useful as an expectorant in pulmonary tuberculosis.
Ulcers will scar
Elecampane is actively used for irritable bowel syndrome, flowing with cramps and colic in the gut. After eating infusions elecampane root gradually subside inflammation in the intestine and pain. Elecampane is prescribed for stomach ulcers and duodenal ulcers and chronic erosive gastritis, mostly flowing from the elevated secretion. After receiving elecampane drug restored the normal digestive processes, and faster ulcer scars.
Derived from elecampane Alanton also successfully treat stomach ulcer. And the health of patients noticeably improved in the first days after the start of dosing. In most patients, after 4-5 days disappeared or significantly decreased pain in his stomach, appetite improved gradually increased body weight, especially if before it was reduced due to digestive disorders.
After receiving Alanton and decoctions of roots in all patients with gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer quickly zarubtsovyvalis or significantly reduced in size. Alanton Tablets are available in dosage of 0.1 g and are sold in pharmacies.
They are taken by 0.1g three times a day, after meals, for 6-8 weeks.
This is useful nard?
Elecampane is used in rheumatism, diseases of the joints: arthritis, gout, as well as metabolic disorders. Elecampane root decoctions are used in chronic pyelonephritis and chronic cystitis, as well as exacerbation of chronic inflammatory process in the kidneys and bladder.
Elecampane use in the collection of medicinal plants and Phyto for liver and gall bladder: cholelithiasis, chronic cholecystitis, chronic hepatitis and cirrhosis of the liver.
In some skin diseases nard also use: eczema, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, allergic rashes, fungal skin lesions.