astringent

GARDEN BURNET. SCARY NAME OF A USEFUL PLANT.

GARDEN BURNET. SCARY NAME OF A USEFUL PLANT. />
Garden Burnet is a perennial herbaceous plant that can reach 20-100 cm in height. The rhizome of the plant is thick, ligneous, horizontal, reaches up to 12 cm in length. The stem is hollow, ribbed, smooth, up-straight, branched in the upper part. The basal leaves are rather large. The stem leaves are sessile. read more

EYEBRIGHT: CONSOLATION FOR THE EYES

EYEBRIGHT: CONSOLATION FOR THE EYES />
The plant has a taproot capable of going deep into the soil. Haustoria often develop on the roots, with the help of which the herb attaches to the donor plant and nourishes. If Eyebright grows among the grasses or other useful plants, it can grow at the expense of them, but it will gradually dry out the “donors”. read more

WITCH HAZEL. VALUE OF THE MAGIC NUT

WITCH HAZEL. VALUE OF THE MAGIC NUT />
Hamamelis virginiana has such popular names as "Witch Hazel" and "Witch Nut." The reason for this is its late flowering, unusual for other plants. The prevalence of the “Witch Nut” was much wider: in the Paleo-and Neogene periods of the Cenozoic era, Witch Hazel grew throughout Europe and North America. read more

GET A HEALTHY BODY WITH GINKGO BILOBA

GET A HEALTHY BODY WITH GINKGO BILOBA />
Ginkgo Biloba prevents the formation of thrombi, increases the elasticity of the walls of blood vessels, prevents heart attack and stroke, boosts immunity, improves cerebral and peripheral blood circulation due to increased blood flow and antioxidant activity, increases concentration of attention, reduces absent-mindedness, relieves fatigue, reduces the risk of heart disease, slows down the aging process, improves the function of vision. read more

PHENOMENAL STRENGTH OF GENTIANAE

PHENOMENAL STRENGTH OF GENTIANAE />
Tincture of Gentianae Macrophyllae root is recommended to use as a means for improving digestion, and as a remedy for potency. In Tibetan medicine, this plant is used for gastritis and gastrointestinal diseases, and also as an antipyretic agent. In addition, tincture from roots and rhizomes is taken when having fever, dysentery, female diseases, stomach and intestinal colic, as well as with diarrhea, before and after childbirth. read more

RELIABLE REPUTATION OF TORMENTILLA

RELIABLE REPUTATION OF TORMENTILLA />
Potentilla erecta is a perennial herb, 15 to 50 cm height. Rhizome is cylindrical, woody, short, almost horizontal, unevenly thickened, curved or straight. Stem is erect, branching on top. Leaves are alternate, have a wedge-oblong shape, serrate; basal leaves are trifoliate or fivefold on long petioles; stem leaves are trifoliate, sessile. Flowers are solitary, small, 1.5-2.5 cm in diameter; axillary or apical on thin, rather long pedicels, with four golden-yellow petals. read more

MEDICINAL USES OF ANGELICA

MEDICINAL USES OF ANGELICA />
Decoction of the rhizome is used for flatulence, gastrointestinal diseases, hypoacid gastritis, biliary dyskinesia, colds, bronchitis, laryngitis, pneumonia, as a diuretic, bactericidal and expectorant. Tincture is used to increase appetite and improve digestion, enhance motor and secretory bowel function. The extract is used as an antispasmodic and sedative for spasms of organs with smooth muscles. read more