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SANGUISORBA OFFICINALIS L GREATER BURNET

Thursday, April 8th, 2021

SANGUISORBA OFFICINALIS L

Greater Burnet

Family: Rosaceae

Medical Use: Heal and prevent bleeding, antinflammatory, gastrointestinal (stomach), wound healer

Parts: Herb, roots

Side effect:

  • No serious side effect in recommended dose. May cause some stomach problems in high dose

How to Use:

Internaly: 

Heal and prevent bleeding, antiinflamatory, gastrointestinal (stomach):

Tea(infusion): 3g fine grinded dry herb, add 150ml boiled water, brew for 5min, heat again till boiling, remove from heat than brew another 10min. Filter. Drink 2-3 times daily fresh brewd.

Juice: Juice of herb and root should be consumed fresh. 3 times a day, half türkish tea spoon

gastrointestinal (chron, cholite, diarrhea, etc):

Tea(infusion): 3g fine grinded dry herb, add 300ml water in room temperature, brew 8hours. 3 times 1/3 porsion a day.

Name of herb comes from latine ‘sanguis: blood’ and ‘sorbere: absorb’. In middle age records the herb refered to be useful against bleeding, called bibernella or pimpinella can be greater burnet. In traditional Chinese medicin it is called Di Yu and used for same aims.

Fresh herb can be crushed and used as direct wound and burnt. Young shoots can be added to salats and soup

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

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

Stomach Disorders

Friday, March 5th, 2021

Herbal Recipes for stomach disorders

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

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Stomach Ulcer

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021

Stomach Ulcer

Ulcer
!It's highly recommended to consult a doctor for diagnosis beforehand! Better cooperate with a doctor for treatment as well!

Symptoms:

  • Burning and pain in the stomach
  • Nausea
  • Relief that comes with vomiting
  • Lack of appetite
  • Weight loss
  • Bloating and gas pain
  • Frequent hunger
  • Stomach pain after eating
  • Indigestion problem
  • The most important underlying cause of the disease is chronic gastritis.
  • Unbalanced and unhealthy diet
  • Excessive consumption of tea or coffee
  • Excessive salt consumption
  • Use of hot spices
  • Less chewing on food
  • Being hungry for a long time
  • Over stuffing the stomach
  • Insomnia
  • Tiredness
  • Restlessness
  • Not paying attention to food hygiene
  • Genetic factors
  • Stress

These Herbs can maybe help to cure your problem :

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

Gastritis

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021

Gastritis

Acut Gastritis, Chronic Gastiritis
!It's highly recommended to consult a doctor for diagnosis beforehand! Better cooperate with a doctor for treatment as well!

Symptoms:

  • Back pain
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Lack of appetite
  • Continuous burping
  • A feeling of fullness in the abdomen
  • Bloating
  • Vomiting with bloody or like coffee grounds
  • Blood or black stools
  • Heartburn
  • Mild symptoms such as bloating, feeling of fullness and burping are seen by chronic gastritis.
  • Smoking
  • Excessive alcohol consumption
  • Long-term use of drugs such as aspirin and ibuprofen, known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
  • Physical stress: If the person has a serious illness, major operations, serious injuries and burns
  • Mental stress
  • Various bacteria, viruses or fungi infections
  • Food allergies
  • Radiation therapy
  • Advanced age
  • Food poisoning

These Herbs can maybe help to cure your problem :

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Acid Reflux

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021

Acid Reflux

Hearthburn
!It's highly recommended to consult a doctor for diagnosis beforehand! Better cooperate with a doctor for treatment as well!

Symptoms:

  • Heartburn – burning
  • Upward movement of gastric juice
  • Burning in the chest
  • Return of the food eaten to the mouth
  • Weight loss
  • Bitter ‐ sour liquid coming into the mouth
  • Bad breath
  • Bloating ‐ belching
  • Chronic pharyngitis
  • Chronic sinusitis
  • Allergic asthma
  • Tooth decay
  • Nicotine (all products containing cigarettes, cigars, tobacco)
  • Excessive alcohol consumption
  • Fried or fatty foods
  • Caffeine (coffee, tea, cola, chocolate)
  • Acidic fruits and juices
  • Peppermint foods can be a trigger, as peppermint can ease the passage of stomach acid into the esophagus by causing the muscle between the stomach and esophagus to relax.
  • Hormonal changes during pregnancy and generally overweight can trigger the disease due to the application of pressure to the lid between the stomach and esophagus.
  • Stomach hernia
  • Certain medications

These Herbs can maybe help to cure your problem :

These Recipes can maybe help to cure your problem :

JUNIPERUS COMMINUS L JUNIPER

Sunday, February 28th, 2021

JUNIPERUS COMMINUS L

Juniper, Juniper Tree

Familya: Cupressaceae

Medical Use: Infection (urinariy system), gastrointestinal (stomach, gas), acne

Parts: Dry grinded fruits, young shoots

Side effects:
  • Dont use longer than 4 weeks.
  • Using for long time or in high dose can cause serious problems by kidneys and urinary system.
  • Dont use if you have any kidney disorder.
  • Only use under complete doctor control if you have diabetes (and variety) or low level of potassium.
Drug interaction:
  • Diuretic and diabetic drugs. Causes loss of water.
Warnings:
  • Drink more water when using, specially with tincture and other extract.
  • Dont use longer than 4 weeks

How to Use:

Internaly: 

gastrointestinal (stomach, gas):

Tea(infusion): 2-3g fine grinded dry fruit, add 150ml boiled water, brew for 15-20min, than filter. Drink 2-3 times daily fresh brewd.

Tinctur(1:5, %45 etanol): 3 times a day, 1-2 ml every dose.

Infection (urinariy system):

Grind fruit fine. Start with swilling down five fruits, increase amount every day by one till 15. Than decrease same way till 5 (21days).

Externaly: 

Acne:

Shiver 25g young shoots of tree. Boil 15min. Swab skinn twice a day with it.

The first record of using it is dated to 1550bc. Also an ancient Egypten text speaks of it as teniafuge medicine and a seramonial incense. Refered to Kreober, the name juniperus comes from latin ‘junior: young’ and ‘pario:giving birth/blue?’, because young fruits keeps growing when old ones still on tree.

Its used for long years to produce Gin and other alcoholic drinks.

Might be used by a couple of Native American communitys as a nutrition resource.

Belived in some communitys to be a talisman against bad force.

Content: α-cadinol, α-pinene, β-myrcene, α-humulene, epi-α-bisabolol, germacrene D , spathulenol and germacrene B

Functional Dyspepsia

Thursday, February 25th, 2021

Functional Dyspepsia

Indigestion

Digestive disorder

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

Symptoms:

  • Night cramps
  • Localized burning in the upper middle of the abdomen
  • Getting worse with eating
  • Heartburn
  • Pyrosis (burning sensation in the chest and upper stomach)
  • Nausea
  • Bloating
  • Early satiety
  • Abnormal sensitivity (pain, heat, etc.)
  • Change in enteric motor function (Enteric nervous system is the nervous system that starts from the mouth and extends to the intestines.)
  • Delayed gastric emptying (it takes longer time for the contents of the stomach to transfer to the small intestine)
  • Hypersensitivity to air-induced stomach bloating
  • Inadequate compliance of the stomach after meals
  • Helicobacter Pylori (a type of bacteria that accumulates under the stomach lining)
  • Duodenum hypersensitivity to acids and foods
  • Central nervous system disorder
  • Food is difficult to digest
  • Gluten sensitivity
  • Nicotine consumption

These Herbs can maybe help to cure your problem :

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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