Medicinal properties of houseplants

 The fact that plants produce oxygen and absorb carbon dioxide, we know more of Botany school course, this fully applies to houseplants. Plants in pots also can decorate any room, from the lowly bachelor flats to large office decorated in the modern style. Some people prefer plants with large leaves, rather like trees with spreading crown, someone chooses flowering species, pleasing to the eye throughout the year, people who know the suit on the windowsill real pharmacy. On the healing properties of houseplants and tell today women's magazine JustLady.

Room without plants looks dull and lifeless, which is why a rare hostess decorate the interior of at least two-three flower pots. And the only one with his presence houseplants are not only able to revive the room, but also greatly affect your health.

Thus observed that such plants asgeranium, amaryllis, gipeastrum has an antibacterial effect, that is extremely useful for those who are prone to colds infectious diseases.

Heavy metals from the air takenasparagus and Chlorophytum. Humidify air in a room capable plants with large leaves such asficus, philodendron, dieffenbachia.

There are alsomedical houseplantsFrom which you can prepare medicinal tinctures, decoctions, fresh juice to combat a variety of diseases. It is about them and would like to talk about today.


Medicinal properties of houseplants

About the healing power of this houseplant know, probably all. Of aloe leaves is prepared alcohol tinctures, use fresh juice and water extracts. These funds are used to treat wounds, abrasions, inflammatory skin diseases. Proven ability of the plant to suppress the growth of cancer cells, marked efficacy in the treatment of eye diseases.

Aloe juice is taken orally in diseases of the stomach, joint and headaches, back pain (sciatica), neuralgia. At a cold fresh juice drip into the nose (3 drops in each nostril up to 3 times a day).

Fresh juice (100 ml) was mixed with honey (3 tbsp. L.) And butter (50 g) and taken twice a day on a tablespoon of cough.

1-2 teaspoons of aloe juice for half an hour before a meal can help with chronic constipation bowel (drink up to 3 times a day).

Also sap is used for burns, bruises, sprains, ulcers, reduced immunity and other ailments.


Medicinal properties of houseplants

If you often suffer from toothache, be sure to please create this undemanding plant.
 Mucous substance from the root of the agave well relieves toothache.

Plants are also used in paralysis, osteochondrosis, as an antipyretic, antibacterial, laxative, anti-inflammatory, diuretic.

Agave applied in the form of infusions and decoctions of the leaves, as well as a dry powder of them. Use them, taking in, as well as externally to the friction with pain in the joints, spine, and so on. N. In some diseases is also used fresh juice from the leaves of plants.


Medicinal properties of houseplants

Ficus properties used to treat bronchitis, inflammation of the joints, sciatica, for removing warts and Wen, malignant tumors (mastitis, fibroids).

From the leaves of the plant are prepared decoctions, tinctures, lotions from a slurry, in some cases, take into fresh juice.


Medicinal properties of houseplants

You may be surprised, but this familiar and seemingly useless plant as Tradescantia, also has a healing power. Its leaves are applied to bruises, scratches, minor wounds. Due to its bactericidal, hemostatic and wound-healing properties, it ismedical houseplant contributes to the rapid disposal of minor injuries, reduce the size of bruising and swelling.

Infusions and decoctions of the leaves of Tradescantia are inside the gastro-intestinal infections, is used for enemas.


Medicinal properties of houseplants

Another commonmedical houseplant. Thanks to its unusual flower as well is called the "Knights 'star' (blue passionflower). This plant has about two hundred species, but at home more often bred Passion blue, white and Grandiflora.

Passionflower first assistant for those who suffer from nervous disorders, insomnia, circulatory disorders, headaches and cardiac neurosis.

From the stems and leaves of the plant are preparing soothing teas and extracts that help to cope not only with neurological illnesses, but also with disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, occurring against the backdrop of nervous disorders.


Medicinal properties of houseplants

Truly amazing plant with a wide range of medicinal properties. Sap is instilled with a runny nose, as colds and chronic. Because of its disinfectant properties Kalanchoe juice helps with sinusitis. This is often the only tool which helps to cope with acute and chronic rhinitis in children. The fact that the juice of Kalanchoe irritate and instilled into the nasal passages causes bouts of sneezing, making the nasal passages and sinuses are cleared of bad clusters.

When used in children juice Kalanchoe be diluted with boiled water.

Kalanchoe also has antibacterial, antiviral, wound-healing properties. Thanks to this widely used in folk medicine for the treatment of burns, wounds, frostbite, purulent inflammation, cracked nipples in nursing mothers, acne, age spots, mastitis. Also, the plant is able to remove the pain and stop the bleeding.

In this article are described, not allmedical houseplantsBut only the most common.

Many others are grown specifically for the treatment of (Indian onions, golden mustache), others have useful properties and are used in some diseases, but it is quite toxic and require careful dosing (azalea, Cyclamen).

Using the healing properties of houseplants, remember that they may have contraindications and, like any other drugs, they should not be carried away and break the dosage.

It should also be remembered that to share with you the healing power can only healthy, well-developed plants, so for them should be regularly and properly care, good, most of them are not capricious.

Alexander Panyutin
Women's magazine JustLady

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