Labrador tea marsh. Application

Evergreen shrub height of up to 120 centimeters, but sometimes up to 2 meters. In Russia it grows in the European part, including the Arctic, in Western Siberia, the Far East. In Ukraine it occurs in the Carpathians and the Carpathian Mountains. Blossoms from May to July yellowish-white flowers, and the fruit of the plant represent a box on the drooping leg.

The generic name comes from the Latin word "harm", because of a strong intoxicating smell, and its specific definition from the habitat is a swamp( also a translation of the word from Latin).For medicinal purposes, the herb wild rosemary plant is used for the last two centuries, especially in Sweden and Germany. In Russia it is used since the end of the XIX century.

The medicinal raw material is suitable for Ledum bud, the shoots of which reach up to 10 centimeters in length. The collection takes place during the ripening period, beginning in August and continuing until the end of September. This plant has a low regeneration ability and in the place of cut shoots, biomass is restored only after three years. Store raw materials can be no more than 2-3 years.

The billet harvesting and subsequent drying with packing requires caution, given that this plant is poisonous. Its strong odor causes nausea and a headache with dizziness. Therefore, by harvesting a rosemary rosemary, it should be borne in mind that it is impossible to do this more than 2-3 hours a day using a respirator and mittens. After finishing the work, wash your hands with soap and water.

Only the above-ground part of such a plant as a rosemary swamp is used. Shoots with leaves and flowers contain vitamin C, tannins, arbutin, essential oil, with included in its composition phytoncides, copper, silver, barium, manganese. The plant is considered a diaphoretic, diuretic, tonic and anthelmintic.

In folk medicine, a wild rosemary has been found to be a marshmallow application as a decoction and infusion for the treatment of chronic rheumatism, scrofula, gout, pulmonary tuberculosis, eczema, bronchitis and neurasthenia. The broth is prepared from the calculation of 2 tbsp.spoon of sprigs of lemongrass per liter of boiling water and then insist. Take on a spoon from 3 to 7 times a day. And you need to remember, at one time they drink not more than a spoonful of broth or infusion. As with other agents, dosage is important.

Another rosemary is used to kill insects, they fumigate the rooms and lay its twigs to deter mice. In the Republic of Komi use it as a remedy for alcoholism - add a decoction to the wine. In Bulgaria - as an abortifacient, as well as with cholecystitis and bronchitis. Wide range of its application and in homeopathy, ranging from the treatment of tumors and to arthritis, skin diseases and frostbite.

And Tibetan medicine uses marshmallow marsh. The use of decoction of its flowers is practiced in liver diseases. In Belarus, their water broth has found application in such diseases as enuresis, rickets, rheumatism, rickets, whooping cough, bronchitis, asthma, stomach and heart diseases. The vegetable blossoms in oil are very effective as an analgesic. Used for skin diseases and rheumatism and bruises for rubbing.

Contraindications to the use of the rosemary swamp preparation: its overdose causes excitation and in some cases can depressively act on the central nervous system. Incorrect dosage of the drug may lead to inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract - its mucous membrane. When there is dizziness, slight irritability and increased excitability, it is immediately stopped.

It is necessary to remember, use a rosemary swamp preparation only as directed by a doctor. Any kind of self-treatment has undesirable consequences.