Posts Tagged ‘Respiratory system’


Sunday, February 28th, 2021



Horseheal, Elfdock

Family: Asteraceae

Medical use: General sitimulant, sedative, remover, respiratory system, gastrointestinal system, light kidney disorders, skin rash (exanthema), anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, wormer (kills intestine worms)

Parts: Roots and rhizome, leaf

Side effect:
  • Asteraceae can cause alergic reaction for some people
  • Can cause skin rash by some people
  • Causes poisining symptoms like diarrhea, vomit, spasm, etc in high dose. Even if some treatments in high dose and short duration (like 2 days), it isnt recommended because of toxicity
  • Can interact with blood preasure and suger, use carefully
Drug interactions:
  • Effects kind of sedative and somnolent (sleepy), if you use any sedative, antidepressant drugs or sleeping pills, consult a doctor.
  • ATTENTION: dont confuse with sorts of Aristolochia (birthwort, pipevine, Dutchman’s pipe: it has a traditional use in chines medicine but aristolichic acid in it shows high toxicity, can damage kidneys and cause canser)

How to Use:


General sitimulant, sedative, remover, respiratory system, gastrointestinal system, light kidney disorders, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, wormer (kills intestine worms):

Tea: 2g grinded root, add 150ml boiled water, brew 5min, filter. Max 4g a day

Tea: 0,5-1g grinded root, add 150ml of boiled water, brew 15-20min, filter. Max 1g a day.

Skin rash:

30-40g dusted root, add 500ml water, boil untill water goes down to half. 1 spoon, 2-4 times a day. Can be sweetend with honey.

General sitimulant, sedative, remover, protective for0 respiratory and gastrointestinal system:

Wine: Put 50-60g of fine grinded root into 1lt good wine. Let brew 8-10days, filter. Can be sweetend with honey or sirup. 1/3 cup before eat


Skin rash:

Tea: 25g grinded root, add 250ml water, boil 10min. Spread 2 times a day on skin

Name ‘Helenium’ comes from ‘helios: sun’ or name of Helen of Troy. This plant is secret for Celt culture, its a part of symbolism, in which elfs and fairys an important part are. Some Absinthe reciepes inculedes elecampane, besides wormwood.

It growns in euroasian warm areas naturally, but its growed in America too.

Wine with elecampane is used in old ages to heal every kind of illness. Alantolactone in roots has been isolated as wormer in Europa.

Contet: kaempherol (helenin), alntolactone (wormer terpene), (polysaccaride) inülin, phenolic asids (caffeic, chlorogenic, dicaffeoyl quinic, hydroxibenzoic), flavonoids (epicatechin, catechin gallate, ferulic acid-4-O-glucoside, dihydroquercetin pentosyl rutinoside, kaempherol-7-O-dipentoside, quercetin-3-O-β-glucopyranoside), fructose, pectine, resine.


Sunday, February 28th, 2021



Red Sorrel, Roselle

Family: Malvaceae

Medical use: Respiratory system (throat, lungs), cold, imune system, diuretic, loss of apetit

Parts: Flower

Side effects:
  • No side effect expected in low dose.
Drug interactions:
  • Hibiscus may interfere with the effectiveness of some anti-malaria drugs. It can also interact with diabetes and high blood pressure drugs.

How to Use:


Respiratory system (throat, lungs), cold, imune system, diuretic, loss of apetit

Tea(infusion): 1,5g fine grinded dry flower, add 150ml boiled water, brew for 15-20min, than filter. Drink 1-3 times daily fresh brewd.

A close variety, H.Esculentes is the most growed for it fruit, named okra/gombo/lady-finger. Its proven that hibiscus farmed in Egypt by 12. Dynasty.

In Ottoman Empire a guild named ‘bamya (hibiscus fruit) ocağı’ has served as generaly farmers for palace.

Good resource for protocatechuic acid, so it is a potential antioxide and antitumor. The flavonoids in it can act as weak antidepressant and sedative. Can help by reducing bad cholosterol or organize blood suger. Also it can used to flavor another tea.

In mostly tropic afrikan regions red parts of the flowers is used to make a drink and marmelade.

Content: Hibiscus is rich in organic acids including citric, malic, tartaric and allo-hydroxycitric acids. The plant is known for having beta carotene, protein, vitamin C and total sugar. Its having various medically useful material called photochemical, is known for its nutritional and medicinal properties