Posts Tagged ‘eczema’


Thursday, April 8th, 2021


(European) Goldenrod, Woundwort

Family: Asteraceae

Medical use: İnflamation by uriner system, diuretic, protective against uriner and kidney diseases, albuminuria (removing albumin protein in ure as an kidney problem), anuria and oliguria (lack of ure), cystitis, aphtha, eczema

Parts: Herb, execpt root

Side effect:

  • No side effect in recommended dose. Rarely can cause some alergic effects.

Drug interactions:

  • Can cause too much loss of water when used with diuretic drugs


  • Not use under 12 age
  • Asteraceae sorts can be alergic
  • If any oedema due to heart or kidney disease, dont use.

How to Use:


İnflamation by uriner system, diuretic, protective against uriner and kidney diseases, cystitis:

Tea: 3-4g grinded herb, add 150 ml boiled water, brew 10-15min, filter. Max 4 times a day.

Tea: 2 turkish tea spoon of herb, add 200ml water, heat untill boiling, brew 2-3min and filter. 3 times a day.

Powder of dry leaf and flower: 6-12g a day, splited in 3 portion

Tincture (1:5, %45 ethanol): 0,5-2ml a day, spileted in 3 portion

Eczema, albuminuria:

8g grinded dry herb, add 200ml water, boil 5min than brew 10min, filter. 2 times a day.

anuria and oliguria:

6 turkish tea spoon of grinded dry herb, add 400ml of water in room temperature. Let brew 8hours. Split in 2-3 and get through in one day. Should be prepared by night for next day.



25g grinded dry herb, add 500ml water, boil 10min, let brew 8-10hours, filter. Gargle with it, prepare daily

Word ‘virga’ means in latin ‘wand’, and ‘aureus’ means golden.

Kazakh’s are using traditionaly its tea to treat pain by kidneys and seeds of some varietys of plant have been used by native Americans as antivenom by snake bites.

Its known as the reason of an over-alergic reaction by pollenation time but its probably derived from pollens of Ambrosia sp, which release its pollens at same time of year; because the pollens of goldenrod dont spread with wind they too heavy and sticky to fly, they are moving with bugs..

Its considered traditional as a symbol of good luck and fortune

Content: phenolic compounds are considered to be most valuable. Flavonoids (hyperoside, rutin, and astragalin), polyphenolic acids (rosmarinic and chlorogenic). Rutin was the main compound in the flavonoid fraction. rosmarinic acid was higher than the content of chlorogenic acid


Saturday, March 6th, 2021




Family: Compositae (south and east European Asteraceae)

Medical use: Upper respiratory tract diseases, gas and spasm in gastrointestinal system, sedative, ulcer, stomach inflammation, antiseptic, eczema, psora (psoriasis), hemorrhoid, wounds in mouth and throat

Parts: Flower

Side effect:
  • Can make hay fever worse, if you have it, be carefull against all kind of flower pollens
  • In high dose or too long using can cause dizziness, vomit or nerveous
  • Effects as weak blood thinner, if you use another drug for that, be carefull and consult a doctor first
Drug interactions:
  • Can interact with sedatives, blood thinners and aspirin (addetive)
  • Can interact with NSAID painkillers like ibuprofen, naproxen, etc. Consult a doctor first if you use any
  • Cures with it should take not longer than 3-4 weeks. There should be min a month period without using between cures

How to Use:


Upper respiratory tract diseases, gas and spasm in gastrointestinal system, sedative, ulcer, stomach inflammation:

Tea: 2,5g grinded flower, add 150ml boiled water, brew 15-20min, filter. 3 times a day

Liquid extract(1:1, %45 ethanol): 1-4ml a day


Eczema, psora (psoriasis), antiseptic:

Tea: 10g grinded flower, add 100ml boiled water, brew 15-20min and filter. Compress on problematic area

Mouth-throat clean:

Tea: 2,5g grinded flower, add 150ml boiled water, brew 15-20min than filter. Gargle 5-6 times a day with it


Tea: 50g grinded flower, add 10lt boiled water, brew 10-15min, filter. Pour it in a washbowl and sit in it after it gets cold

Growns in Europa and Asia, brought to America and Australia too. Its used to treat many diseases since ancient times. Arabians have utilized it as a complete medicine in 10. century. İbn-i Sina has used it for eye-problems. Angle-saxons belive in tradition that camomile is one of the 9 secret herbs, given by God to humankind.

Clinical researches prove that this plant activates the immune-system. Camomile shortens the healing duration of infections. Wounded lizards lie down on this flowers to get better.

Content: bioaktive phenolic asids (coumarins [herniarin, umbelliferone, etc], chlorogenic and caffeic asids (phenilpropanoide), apigenin, apigenine-7-O-glukosit, luteolin and luteolin-7-O-glukosit, quercetin and rutin, naringenin, bisabolol, bisabolol oxide, aminoasids, chamuzelen, kadinen, cholin, farnesene, farnesol, geraniol, salicylic asid