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MATRICARIA CHAMOMILLA L CHAMOMILE

Saturday, March 6th, 2021

MATRICARIA CHAMOMILLA L

Chamomile

Camomile

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
Warnings:
  • 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:

Internaly: 

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

Externaly: 

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

Hemorrhoid:

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

HELICHRYSUM ARENARIUM EVERLASTING FLOWER

Sunday, February 28th, 2021

HELICHRYSUM ARENARIUM, H. plicatum (gnaphalium)

Everlasting Flower

(Sandy, common) everlasting flower, Immortelle

Family: Asteraceae

Medical use: anti-inflammatory, apetite-stimulant, gall and ure remover, arthritis, gout (podagra), inflammation by gall bladder, oedema, rheumatism, hemorrhoid

Parts: Buds of flowers

Side effect:

  • No side effect by low dose. But if you have a blockage by biliary tract or gallbladder stone, dont use.

Drug interactions:

  • No interaction reported as far.

Warnings:

  • Asteraceae members can be alergic for some persons
  • If you have a blockage by biliary tract or gallbladder stone, dont use
  • Dont use longer than two weeks

How to Use:

Internaly: 

anti-inflammatory, apetite-stimulant, gall and ure remover, arthritis, gout (podagra), inflammation by gall bladder, oedema, rheumatism:

Tea: 1,5g flower bud, add 150ml water in room temperature, let brew 8hours, filter. 2-3 times a day (can prepared at once and spilited in doses)

Tea: 1,5g flower or bud, add 150ml boiled water, brew 5min and filter. 2-3 times a day, fresh brewd.

Tea(decoction): 1,5 g grinded flower or bud, add 150ml of water, heat until boiling, reduce heat thoroughly, keep boiling 30min more in low temperature, filter. 2-3 times a day, fresh brewd, 30min before eating.

Tea: 3g flower or bud, add 150 ml boiled water, brew 15min, filter. 2-3 times a day, fresh brewd, 30min before eating.

Externaly:

Hemorrhoid:

Tea(decoction): 1,5 g grinded flower or bud, add 150ml of water, heat until boiling, reduce heat thoroughly, keep boiling 30min more in low temperature, filter. Wash hemorrhoid area with fresh prepared tea, 3-4 times a day.

The name helichrysum comes fraom latin helisso (spinn, roll up) and chrysos (gold, golden). The name of variety, arenarium means sand, because of it growns better in sandy ground. Also its called in some records with another name, which is gnaphalium.

Its native all around the mediterranian.

First writings about medical use of everlasting flower is to be find by book named Materi Medica, which has written by Dioscorides in 40-90ac. In that book its considered a drug to treat kidneys, liver, sciatica and hernia. Some other resources tells that it is a good tadalafil (booster for sexuall ability).

Everlasting flower is a rich pigment resource, it can used to coloring cloth.

A tincture named Essentia Stoechados Citrinae, produced from everlasting flower, was used commonly by 1600-1700ac.

Content: Flowers are the rich source of phenolic compounds including flavonoids, chalcones, phenolic acids, phthalides, coumarins, and pyrones, sterols (β-sitosterol, β-sitosterol-glucoside, stigmasterol, and stigmasterol-glucoside), kaempferol-3-glycoside, naringenin-5-glycoside and apigenin, arenarine