Who will help Angelica?
Angelica belongs to a group of medicinal plants with a large and diverse pharmacological effect. It has anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, diuretic, choleretic, diaphoretic, soothing, antibacterial action.
Angelica preparations are used for a variety of diseases. Respiratory diseases.
Angelica increases the secretion of sputum from the lungs, increases sweating. Essential oil, partially excreted by the bronchial glands, strengthens their secretion and has a bactericidal and bronchodilatory effect on the respiratory tract, increases the separation of sputum.
Therefore, Angelica is used for acute and chronic diseases of the respiratory system — tracheobronchitis, bronchopneumonia, bronchiectasis, bronchial asthma.
Angelica is prescribed for colds — acute respiratory disease, acute respiratory viral infection, influenza.
Angelica has a slight irritant effect on the gastric mucosa, increases the secretion of gastric and pancreatic juice, reduces fermentation processes in the large intestine, promotes liquefaction of bile and faster removal of it from the gallbladder.
In connection with this, Angelica preparations are actively prescribed for chronic gastritis, with a decreased secretory function, chronic pancreatitis, dyskinesia of the gallbladder, chronic cholecystitis, irritable bowel syndrome, which occurs with spasms, flatulence and dysbiosis.
Angelica preparations are used for chronic kidney diseases and lower limb edema associated with kidney and heart disease.
The soothing effect of the roots and rhizomes of Angelica is comparable to the roots Valerian. Therefore, appoint Angelica in functional disorders central nervous system — sleep disturbances, increased irritability, excitability.
Broth: 2 tbsp. Spoons of crushed roots and rhizomes pour 1 liter of water, boil for 30 minutes in an enamel saucepan with the lid closed on low heat, insist 60 minutes. Drink 1/2 cup 4 times a day, in a warm form, regardless of food.
The course of admission: from 2 weeks to 2-3 months or more.
Do not prescribe for a long time angelica preparations for women who have long and profuse menstrual periods.