Medicinal soap: description, photo, application in folk medicine
In folk medicine, many herbs are used. To useful plants is the soap and medicinal. What kind of grass is it, what diseases help the means on its basis? To begin with it is necessary to understand what the plant looks like and what properties it possesses.
What is this grass?
A medicinal herb is a herbaceous plant. Refers to the clove genus. This plant has a fairly powerful root system, which is strengthened in the soil by long, spreading roots. They are characterized by a brownish-red shade.
The stems of the soap house are bare and straight. It is on them that the leaves settle, which gradually narrow to the base. They have opposite and very short cuttings. As for the inflorescence, it is the panicle. In the soap-house they are pale pink or completely white. As a fruit, the plant ripens a box full of seeds. The flowering period is from June to November.
There is a soap, the photo of which is presented below, in Central and Southern Europe, in Western Siberia, and also in the Caucasus. The plant usually grows near dwelling houses, on forest fringes, in meadows, fields and valleys, and along river banks.
Composition of the plant
The root of the soap dish is used in folk medicine, as well as in everyday life. At the moment, there are 9 species of this plant. The soap dish can be wild, as well as cultivated. The root of this plant has medicinal qualities. Usually it is used for the preparation of medicines. Red soap root has in its composition vitamins D, C, B and A, saponazids, saponins triterpene. In some cases, the surface part of the soap box is also used. As for the green part of the plant, they contain ascorbic acid, glycoside, saponarine and saponaroside.
Some components perfectly foam. Because of this, the soap roots are called soap. They are often used for washing woolen products, as well as for bathing animals. In addition, the soap has a choleretic, diuretic and diaphoretic effect. It can also be used for constipation as a laxative.
Application in medicine
How is a soap dish applied in medicine? The photo of this plant allows you to accurately represent its appearance and not make mistakes when collecting. However, it is better not to risk and buy grass in the pharmacy. What are the properties of this plant?
As a part of the soap, there is a lot of ascorbic acid, as well as saponins and glycosides. Due to these components, the products based on this plant are often used for severe cough and bronchitis. In addition, the soap drug has a laxative and diuretic effect. It is often added to various charges designed to purify the blood. Often, grass is used to prepare sweatshops.
The plant is suitable for the therapy of certain diseases of the respiratory tract, jaundice, metabolic disorders and joint pain. Usually the soap is used in the form of broths and infusions, which are prepared quite easily. The drug from the roots is used to treat diseases of the liver and spleen.
As for the method of application, herb medicinal herb is used to make lotions, ointments, powder and bath solution. Such drugs are used to treat skin rashes, dermatitis, furunculosis, eczema and scabies. Also, preparations based on this plant can be used by those who can not overcome the squamous lichen.
Decoction from the roots of the plant
This drug is used for certain liver diseases, as well as for eczema. The decoction from the roots of the soap dish is very easy. To do this, take 10 grams of prepared raw materials, grind the roots and pour boiling water. This amount of plant requires 250 milliliters of fluid. Boil the product on fire for five minutes after boiling. Ready to boil the roots is worth a strain.
To use such a drug from a soap we recommend up to three times a day for 100 milliliters. The broth can be used for angina instead of a solution for rinsing the throat.
Tea from the soap drug
To prepare such a product, it will take only a teaspoon of raw material. For this you can use not only the roots of the soap, but also the grass. This amount of the plant should be filled with one glass of boiling water. In this form, the remedy should stand for three hours. After the drug is infused, it is necessary to pour in it more water, preferably boiled, to get the original volume.
Take this tea should be a few glasses a day for a strong cough. Also in the resulting drug you can add chamomile broth. The ready-made solution can be used for wraps and compresses.
Drug for bloating and nausea
The soap drug is often used to combat bloating and nausea. To prepare the drug, you need a mixture of herbs. The collection includes 5 grams of soap roots, 10 grams of St. John's wort and 3 grams of celandine. All components should be ground and mixed. A tablespoon of the resulting mass should be brewed with a glass of boiling water. The remedy should stand for about half an hour. After this, the drug should be filtered.
It is recommended that no more than three glasses be taken within 24 hours. Such a collection of herbs helps to cope with cholelithiasis.
Infusion of the soap drug
In nontraditional medicine, the roots of the soap drug are used to make a preparation that will get rid of increased gas production. Broths and tinctures from this plant can cure gout and rheumatism. In addition, preparations of a similar plan are used to combat some skin ailments: furunculosis, scaly lichen, eczema and so on.
To prepare the present from these diseases, you need a teaspoon of roots of medicinal herbs, previously shredded, boil with a glass of boiling water. This drug should be infused for 4 hours. It is recommended to use the finished formula no more than three times during the day, preferably before meals. Dosage should not exceed 2 tablespoons.