Kalanchoe juice, its properties and application
Kalanchoe refers to shrubs with fleshy leaves and intense flowering, where you can see flowers of different colors - red, pink, orange, yellow. This plant has medicinal properties, among which is worth noting antibacterial qualities. The Kalanchoe juice has both bactericidal and bacteriostatic action, it effectively fights with pyogenic microorganisms and shigella.
An important advantage of this juice is its low toxicity. It does not irritate the skin and mucous membranes, contains a large amount of ascorbic acid, flavonoids. In addition, it includes some tannins and microelements.
A number of studies have been carried out during which it was found out that in clinical conditions, the Kalanchoe juice proves effective in the therapy of dysentery, therefore it can be assumed that it can be replaced with antibiotic therapy of this intestinal disease.
It should be noted that the therapeutic effect is only overground parts of the plant - shoots and young leaves of Kalanchoe pinnate, of which juice is produced, which can be purchased at pharmacies. Such a Kalanchoe juice is widely used in the treatment of inflammatory lesions of the eyes and gums. And also for colds and rhinitis, with varicose veins.
You can make the Kalanchoe juice at home. To do this, the leaves of the plant should be placed in the refrigerator for 3-4 days, then finely chopped, wrapped in cheesecloth, hand over with a wooden rolling pin. The resulting juice to stand in the refrigerator for two more days, then dilute with water and vodka in equal proportions. For a gram of juice you need to take 20 grams of vodka with water. Prepared in this way the juice stored in the refrigerator.
Another species of this plant is the Kalanchoe Degremona, it is also often used in homeopathy and is called "indoor ginseng".
It should be noted that, despite the expressed therapeutic properties of Kalanchoe, it can be used for therapeutic purposes only after consulting a doctor. It must be remembered that individual sensitivity can develop.
At the heart of the treatment of Kalanchoe lies its pronounced anti-inflammatory and wound-healing properties. So, Kalanchoe( juice) is effectively used in the treatment of trophic ulcers, pressure sores and burns. It is also used for periodontitis and stomatitis, acute sinusitis, nipple fractures in breastfeeding women, as well as bleeding from wounds, eczema or other skin rashes.
Given the pharmacological properties of this juice, it is also used for wounds that do not heal for a long time, in the complex preparation for suturing, and before skin grafting.
In dental practice it is used for gingivitis, inflammatory-dystrophic forms of periodontitis or aphthous stomatitis. In the field of obstetrics and gynecology - to treat wounds of the perineum and its ruptures during childbirth. When used in dentistry, there is one important feature: you need to warm the juice in a water bath to +37 ° C.
It should be noted that in rare cases, after external application, a burning sensation in the wound area may occur. If this side effect is manifested, then it is recommended to dilute the juice with 2% novocaine.
Since the juice that is sold in pharmacies and is available in ampoules is only for external use in the form of lotions, irrigation or applications, there was no overdose.
There is another form of release - bottles of 20 ml of juice. It is used inside by a teaspoon, while the juice is diluted in half a glass of warm water and taken an hour before or after eating. Duration of treatment is up to 5 weeks. If necessary, repeat the course. Internal reception of the drug is indicated for gastritis, gastroduodenitis, chronic colitis. In this case, you need to strictly comply with the dosage, because otherwise there are heartburn, diarrhea and allergic reactions.