Posts Tagged ‘intestine’

MENYANTHES TRIFOLIATA L BOGBEAN

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

MENYANTHES TRIFOLIATA L

Bogbean, Buckbean

Family: Menyanthaceae

Medical Use: Loss of appetite, fever, gastrointestinal (stomach, intestine), menstrual cycle .

Parts: Leafs. Some records suggest, flowers can be used together.

Side effects:
  • No serious side effect in recommended dose. Can irritate gastrointestinal tract at high dose.

Drug interaction:
  • Can interact with blood thinners (Anticoagulant).

Warnings:
  • Can be bad if having any of dysentery, colitis, diarrhea
  • Can be dangerous if there is risk of bleed.

How to Use:

Internaly: 

Muscle pain, neurotic pain, itch, irritable bowel, intestine inflammation and parasites, sedative, vomit, migraine: Tea: 10-15 piece leaf, smash lightly, add 150ml boiled water, brew 3-5min, drink hot. 2 times a day Neurotic pain, migraine: Essential oil: One spoon oil in a bowl, fullfilled with hot water. Inhale its steam. Also oil can spread between upper lip and nose to inhale

Externaly: 

Neurotic pain, migraine: Essential oil: Simply apply it on areas with pain Antiseptic: Essential oil: 2-3 drops in 100ml water, gargle and rinse with it

Name Mentha considered to came from greek ‘minytho: microbe cleaner’ or indish ‘manta: smash and rub’. Peppermint is a natural hybrid of M. aquatica (watermint) and M. spicata (spearmint, common mint).

Even other varieties have been used to medical purpose, today only M. Piperita and M haplocalyx distinguis as medicine. Peppermint has spread today to all regions of world.

In ancient Egypt some drawings similar to mint have been found, also in some pyramids dry leaf itself, dated to 1000bc. Book named Tang Bencao proves that allready in 7. century in Chine mint has been used to treatments. Also ancient Greek resources refer to the plant as medicine. At 15. century it has begann to grown by English society.

Dry leafs wouldnt effect same way, because they are losing their essential oil by drying period.

Content: Menthol (mostly), menthon (less), menthil acetate, menthofuran, trepenoids, flavonoids (kaempferol, hesperidin, eriocitrin, tannen, resin

MENTHA PIPERITA L PEPPER MINT

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

MENTHA PIPERITA L, M. haplocalyx

Peppermint

Family: Labiatae (Lamiaceae)

Medical use: Muscle pain, neurotic pain, itch, irritable bowel, intestine inflammation and parasites, antiseptic (mouth, throat), sedative, vomit, migraine

Parts: Fresh leaf, oil

Side effects:
  • No side effect by suggested dose and duration
  • Dont use pure mint in long period, it can effect heart negatively. Take a 5 days break when used 5 days. If you should use it longer, prefer to make proper mix to balance it (like fennel)
  • Patients with heart problems should consult a doctor first
  • Can cause muscle irritation, heartburn (depending upon increasing acidity in stomach), inflammation in stomach and intestine, if used in high dose or long duration
Drug interaction:
  • Can extend remove duration of Cyclosporine from body and increase side effects of it
  • Can interact with antifunghal and antibacterial drugs, consult a doctor
  • Can interact with drugs, which changed by liver, consult a doctor

How to Use:

Internaly: 

Muscle pain, neurotic pain, itch, irritable bowel, intestine inflammation and parasites, sedative, vomit, migraine:

Tea: 10-15 piece leaf, smash lightly, add 150ml boiled water, brew 3-5min, drink hot. 2 times a day

Neurotic pain, migraine:

Essential oil: One spoon oil in a bowl, fullfilled with hot water. Inhale its steam. Also oil can spread between upper lip and nose to inhale

Externaly: 

Neurotic pain, migraine:

Essential oil: Simply apply it on areas with pain

Antiseptic:

Essential oil: 2-3 drops in 100ml water, gargle and rinse with it

Name Mentha considered to came from greek ‘minytho: microbe cleaner’ or indish ‘manta: smash and rub’. Peppermint is a natural hybrid of M. aquatica (watermint) and M. spicata (spearmint, common mint).

Even other varieties have been used to medical purpose, today only M. Piperita and M haplocalyx distinguis as medicine. Peppermint has spread today to all regions of world.

In ancient Egypt some drawings similar to mint have been found, also in some pyramids dry leaf itself, dated to 1000bc. Book named Tang Bencao proves that allready in 7. century in Chine mint has been used to treatments. Also ancient Greek resources refer to the plant as medicine. At 15. century it has begann to grown by English society.

Dry leafs wouldnt effect same way, because they are losing their essential oil by drying period.

Content: Menthol (mostly), menthon (less), menthil acetate, menthofuran, trepenoids, flavonoids (kaempferol, hesperidin, eriocitrin, tannen, resin

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn)

Saturday, April 3rd, 2021

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn
!It's highly recommended to consult a doctor for diagnosis beforehand! Better cooperate with a doctor for treatment as well!

Symptoms:

      Ulcerative Coitis: 

  • Abdominal pain and increasing sounds from the abdomen
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Rectal pain
  • Weight loss and anorexia
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Arthralgia and joint swelling
  • Nausea
  • Skin problems
  • Mouth sores
  • Ophthalmia

      Crohn:

  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain
  • In some cases, constipation and flatulence
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Fever
  • Crack formation around the anus
  • Blood and inflammation in stool

Ulcerative Colitis:

  • Although it is not known exactly what causes ulcerative colitis, it is thought to be caused by the immune system seeing healthy tissues as enemies.
  • Genetic factors are also among the causes of ulcerative colitis.

Crohn:

  • The cause of Chron’s disease is not known exactly.
  • One cause of Crohn’s disease may be that the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy cells in the body.
  • Crohn’s disease can sometimes be genetic. Studies have shown that if one of the parents or siblings has this disease, a person is more likely to develop the disease.
  • To smoke
  • Drugs such as aspirin or antibiotics, pain relievers such as ibuprofen and birth control pills
  • An excessively fatty nutritional habit

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ARTEMISIA ABSINTHIUM L WORMWOOD

Thursday, February 25th, 2021

ARTEMISIA ABSINTHIUM L

Wormwood

Wermoud, Wermud, Absinthe

Family: Asteraceae

Medical use: Loss of appetite, indigestion, weak disorders of stomach and intestine, chron (secondary treatment), liver and gall disorders, wounds, bug bite

Parts: Herb with flower (no roots)

Side effect:
  • Asteraceae can effect alergic
  • If you have gallbladder stone, biliary obstruction, ulcer of stomach or intense, dont use
  • Dont use without a doctors consult if you have kidney problems or porfiria (an enzym disorder, which can cause sensitivity to light, therefore a basis for vampire myth)
Drug interactions:
  • Can interact with anticonvulsants
Warnings:
  • Not recommended under 18 age
  • Can effect ability of drive and machine using
  • Dont use longer than 2 weeks
  • If you have gallbladder stone, biliary obstruction, ulcer of stomach or intense, dont use

How to Use:

İnternaly:

Loss of appetite, indigestion, weak disorders of stomach and intestine, chron (secondary treatment), liver and gall disorders:

Tea: 1-1,5g grinded herb, add 150ml boiled water, brew 15-20min, filter. Half hour before dinner, max 3g a day

Juice: Press fresh herb, 5ml, 2 times a day

Tincture (1:5, %70 ethanol): 1g, 3 times a day, half hour before dinners

Externaly:

Wounds, bug bites:

Tea(decoction): 5g grinded herb, add 1lt water, heat untill boiling, reduce heat quite low, brew 30min more on oven, filter. Apply on area with problem

Name Artemisia claimd to came from greek goddess Artemis, or wife of king Mausolus of Caria (Bodrum/Turkey), Artemisia. Its native in Asia and Europa.

Famous spirit named absinthe contains mainly anise, fennel and wormwood. Even so belived hallucinogenic effect of this alcholic drink considered to be related with wormwood, no evidence has been found by researches, that it has any hallucinogenic effect at all. Even so, thujone in this plant is an gama-aminobutyric acid (GABA: a limiter agent, which operates in neural system and brain) inhibitor and in high dose or continiously use by long period would change functions of brain. Maybe those were spirits with high content of wormwood or even another herbs with hallucinogenic effect.

Besides wormwood is a part of vermoth and some beer sorts production.

William Shakespeare has refered to plant by famous theatre game ‘Romeo and Juliette’.

There is many other Artemisia species and they dont have same contents, so they wouldnt to use instead of eachother (A. Vulgaris [common mugwort], A. Abrotanum [southernwood, lad’s love], A. Dranculus [estragon], etc.)

Content: β-pinene, α-thujone, β-thujone, sabinyl acetate, Z-epoxyocimene, chrysanthenol, chrysanthenyl acetate