Cyanosis blue - a flowering plant from the family sinyuhovyh growing in Western and Eastern Siberia, in moist soils rich in humus, meadows, river banks, among bushes, on glades. Known name of the plant: Greek valerian, St. John's wort blue, azure, or cyanosis azure, dvusil.
In medicine, used the roots of the plants, pick them when the aboveground part of the flower fades - in the fall. Dig roots and cutting off the stalk, washed in cold water, if necessary cut into several parts, air-dried under the sun, or at 50 degrees in the dryer. Store dried roots can be harvested two years.
Useful properties the use of cyanosis blue
The rhizomes, roots of cyanosis blue found a lot of triterpene glycosides, which cause pronounced expectorant properties of the drug, made from cyanosis. In addition, the roots contain potassium, magnesium, copper, manganese, nickel, selenium, iron, calcium, fat and oils, galactose, resinous matter, ash.
It is also noted that the plant has a sedative effect, in which it is much greater than valerian, restores the lipid metabolism, stimulates the adrenal cortex, accelerates blood coagulation, prevents the development of atherosclerosis.
All these features make use of cyanosis blue practice in neurology - for the treatment of disorders of the central nervous system as well as for the treatment of diseases caused by disorders of cholesterol metabolism, for example, heart attack, stroke.
Decoction, infusion of rhizomes and roots of the plant are used in pneumonia, acute or chronic bronchitis, respiratory disease, pulmonary tuberculosis, whooping cough, fever, dysentery, ulcers of the digestive tract.
Poultice with infusion cyanosis blue help for snake bites.
Practice in folk medicine and the use of flowers, stems cyanosis. The infusion of the stalks is used for nervous disorders, dysentery, powder of them - bites rabies infected animal.
There are good reviews of cyanosis blue, the color of which was used to prepare infusions to eliminate cables.
Infusion of roots to cook this way: two tablespoons of raw drug placed in an enamel container, pour 200ml of boiling hot water, heated in a water bath for 15 min, under a cover. Insist and cooled infusion of 45 minutes, then strain, wring out the roots of the digested liquid is poured boiled water to obtain a 200ml infusion. For removing phlegm means after eating 3-5 p / day dining drink a spoonful. When GI ulcers is recommended to drink at the same time infusion cudweed marsh - 3 p / day on a tablespoon.
Instead, the infusion can be boiled decoction of the roots of cyanosis blue: 1-2 tablespoons roots pour 200ml boiling water, boil for another 20 minutes, 10 minutes and allowed to stand, strain, take by spoon 4-5 p / day after meals as well as an infusion.
In epilepsy this infusion helps to cyanosis: 10g roots washed in the powder, pour 70% alcohol, insist two weeks, while every two hours is desirable to shake the container with the infusion. Accepted strained to 15 drops three p / day.
Contraindications cyanosis blue
The main contraindications cyanosis blue are taking drugs based on it on an empty stomach, and hypersensitivity to the plant.
There are reviews of cyanosis blue, at high doses causing diarrhea, shortness of breath, vomiting, headache, so you should stick to the assigned dosing regimen, treatment and under the supervision of a physician. If the regimen has been broken and showed symptoms of overdose should adopt means to maintain cardiac activity. Stomach washed in severe cases of poisoning cyanosis.