Aconite - a plant of the buttercup family. Other names - aconite Jungar, fighter-king grass.
Characteristic properties of aconite due to its chemical composition comprising alkaloids, macro- and trace elements:
- Alkaloids - 0, 3-1, 07% in the stalks, 0, 62-3, 99% in the leaves, 1, 38-4, 56% in flowers;
- Potassium - 16 3 mg / g;
- Calcium - 11 mg / g;
- Magnesium - 2, 7 mg / g;
- Iron - 0, 4 mg / g;
- Magnesium - 73, 3 g / g;
- Copper - 11, 3 g / g;
- Zinc - 58 5 g / g;
- Molybdenum - 0 4 ug / g;
- Chromium - 0 32 g / g;
- Aluminium - 512, 8 mg / g;
- Barium - 54, 88 g / g;
- Vanadium - 1, 04 g / g;
- Selenium - 0 11 g / g;
- Nickel - 4, 0 mg / g;
- Strontium - 280, 8 mg / g;
- Lead - 0, 88;
- Boron - 60 8 g / g;
- Iodine - 0 9 g / g.
Most of the alkaloids contained in the flowers of the plant.
Interest in medicine make the leaves and tubers of aconite, but it is important to remember that they contain a poison, and therefore require particularly careful handling and application strictly on the evidence, without exceeding the dosage.
The use of aconite in homeopathic and traditional medicine has spread through a wide range of useful properties of plants. So, it has analgesic, anti-inflammatory, healing, diuretic, sedative effect.
The official medicine the plant is used in folk - medicinal properties of aconite is used for:
- Mental and nervous disorders;
- Neurology, including trigeminal neuralgia;
- Parkinson's disease;
- Pulmonary tuberculosis;
- Bronchial asthma;
- Sore throat;
- Acute respiratory infections;
- Blurred vision;
- Catching the worms;
- Scarlet fever;
Homeopathy Aconite is used as an anti-inflammatory, analgesic, healing agent, in the form of a tincture of the flowers and leaves of the plant.
The dosage in view of increased toxicity means determines the homeopath after assessing the patient's condition.
Aconite Jungar is contraindicated in children, people with low blood pressure, pregnant women, nursing women.
After topical infusion should be thoroughly wash with soap and water container out of the money and hands, and avoid contact with eyes so as not to cause corneal lesions.
If signs of poisoning aconite should immediately take an emetic, drink a decoction of oak bark, black coffee, wine or vinegar solution and immediately call an ambulance.
Domestic drug from aconite
For cancer treatment alternative medicine recommends tincture of aconite.
To do this, take one teaspoon of the powder from the roots of the plant, pour 500 ml of vodka and insist two weeks in a dark place, shaking every day. Before use, carefully strain the tincture using gauze folded twice.
After this treatment can begin: 1 drop means is mixed with 50 ml of water (single dose) and taken daily before a meal three times a day. Each day is added 1 drop was adjusted to 10 drops per one time, and in such amount three times a day to take another 10 days. Thereafter, the dosage is adjusted and begins to decrease again until receiving one drop three times a day. Thereafter, the treatment is stopped aconite, and again after 1 month are receiving. So spend seven therapeutic courses.
For toothache, headache (including migraine), rheumatism, neuralgia, another tincture prepared: 20 g of aconite root Djungarian pour 500 ml of vodka and maintained weekly.
When migraines and neuralgia infusion begin to take 1 teaspoon, gradually increasing the dosage to 1 spoon. The treatment lasts a month.
To eliminate toothache 1 tablespoon tincture should rub on the cheek on the side where the damaged tooth.
For the treatment of rheumatism, tincture of aconite is rubbed on the sore spot in the night and wrapped in flannel.