Healing Briar: useful properties and contraindications
Cinnamon rose, otherwise called "wild rose", is a bush about 2 meters high. Flowers can be white or pink, and the fruits are smooth, dark red. This plant blooms in late spring-early summer. Fruits ripen to the beginning of autumn. In nature, there are about 50 species of dog rose, but the useful properties of all are the same, therefore, in medicine they are used for the same purposes.
It is impossible to overestimate the positive effect on the body that has a dog rose. Useful properties and contraindications to it can be found even in ancient books about healing. Then our ancestors did not know medicine, but they already used the gifts of nature. How to make a dogrose, our grandmothers know. For sure, many remember the unforgettable aroma of tea from its fruits. This unique plant has anti-inflammatory, choleretic, antimicrobial, fortifying and vitamin action. The hips are a real salvation for people suffering from a lack of vitamins and low immunity. Thanks to a whole complex of useful substances, simple tea from them becomes a real healing drink. It gives strength and helps the body to fight infections.
Rosehip, useful properties and contraindications of which are known to any modern doctor, contains such useful substances as rutin, carotene( increases the resistance of the body), vitamin E and, of course, C, which is responsible for the redox processes in the body.
However, one should be careful when applying any plant. Even if it is as harmless as a dogrose. Useful properties and contraindications - this is the first thing you need to know about the plant before drinking decoctions or infusions. Rosehip can not be used with stomach ulcer, thrombophlebitis, thrombosis and increased blood pressure. When a stroke, it can only be used in conjunction with other herbs.
In other diseases, rose hips are used as infusions, syrups, powders and extracts. Below is a list of diseases in which doctors recommend using them as an auxiliary:
- stones in the liver;
- infectious diseases;
- kidney stone disease;
- reduced gastric secretion;
- uterine bleeding;
- for wound healing.
Chinese healers use not only the hips, but also the roots, from which a special remedy is made. It improves digestion and eliminates worms. In domestic medicine, these fruits are used most often as a restorative aid that helps to transfer the autumn and spring changes in the body. In most cases, this is a simple decoction of dogrose, which is not contraindicated.
Rosehip oil is also widely used in medicine for a variety of skin conditions. These are nipple cracking in nursing mothers, bedsores, trophic ulcers, simple abrasions. And with ulcerative colitis often used enemas with the oil of this plant.
Significant improvements in the body condition are observed in people who regularly take rosehips. Useful properties and contraindications to this plant can be clarified by the attending physician, since allergies or intol- dual intolerance are possible. And, of course, in everything you need to know the measure, since the abuse of any decoction can bring on new health problems.