Lilac - Olive shrub of the genus, which grows wild in south-eastern Europe, in Asia, cultivated as an ornamental plant and for use in home medicine.
Endowed with healing properties of flowers, bark and buds of lilac bush. Flowers are collected together with the branches where the buds are tied. Dry them are advised to contact in bunches, and in the shade. Collect the leaves of lilac in dry weather in June and July, dried them, as well as flowers, or under a canopy at 40-60 degrees in special kilns.
The bark for medicinal purposes only cut young lilac bushes, sometimes its procurement carried out simultaneously with leaves.
Keep medicinal raw materials lilac only two years in wooden boxes or sealed bags made of natural fabrics.
Useful properties of lilac
Tools made from leaves, flowers, bark lilac bush has antimicrobial, antidiabetic, analgesic, diaphoretic, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, diuretic effect.
Anticonvulsant effect has tea purple flowers, prepared as follows: 1stolovuyu spoonful of dried flowers pour 250 ml of boiling water, insist 20 minutes, filter. This tea helps with epilepsy lilac, drinking it can be several years.
When diarrhea is preparing means: a tablespoon of lilac flowers pour 250 ml of boiling water, 60 min. insist, strain, take 3-4r / day spoon or 30 drops 4p / day.
Well removes the headache of migraine ointment of lilac flowers with two tablespoons of raw material is ground with two tablespoons of butter and rub into the attack forehead and temples.
The same ointment on the lilac can be lubricated in their aching joints inflammations and injuries. In these diseases is recommended to drink the infusion of the flowers of lilac up to 4 times a day for 1 st tablespoon. Gadgets from the same infusion helps with bruises, rheumatism of the joints - change the bandage 4-5 p / day.
When bronchial asthma, tuberculosis, pneumonia well removes heat infusion of the flowers and buds of lilac, two kidneys and a spoon of flowers pour 250 ml of boiling water, stand an hour, strain. Drink warm infusion is recommended 3-4 p / day for 250ml.
Cystitis infusion on lilac flowers can take 30 drops 3p / day, and tincture of the leaves - 20 drops three p / day before meals.
Rinse flower tincture can make laryngitis: insist on vodka 100g 50g colors for a week. The resulting alcohol tincture is diluted with water before rinsing with boiled 1:10.
The infusion of lilac also helps with impotence: two spoons of fresh flowers (or one teaspoon dry) pour 500 ml of boiling water, a half hour stand, filter. Means you need to drink 3 p / day after meal 1/3 cup. Prepare the infusion of lilac once for two days, in the cold store.
When inflammation of the kidney helps the infusion of the leaves Lilac bush with two tablespoons of dried and crushed leaves is filled with hot water (250ml), heated to a boil, remove and insist 2-3 hours in the heat. Before use, the infusion of lilac filter, squeeze. Drink it put 4 / day before meals for spoon for 2 weeks. After 2-3 months you can take a course again, if necessary.
Buds of lilac useful in diabetes. Collect them in early spring, when they begin to swell. The broth is prepared as follows: 20 g of crushed dried kidney lilac pour 250ml of hot water, boil for 15 minutes, strain and add water to 250ml boiled. Drink decoction of diabetics recommend a tablespoon 3p / day.
In the description of lilac indicated also that the treatment can be applied not only dried leaves. Well heal wounds fester fresh leaves of bushes, and prior to overlaying useful to wash the wound infusion of the leaves.
In addition, festering sores heals and washed thoroughly lilac bark: the plague to begin steamed and then draped bark, fix bandage. Change the bandage on the first day of treatment, 4 / day, and then only one p / day.
Contraindications to the use of lilac
Lilac flowers are poisonous, so you should pre-treatment to receive qualified medical advice and do not abuse the tincture of flowers.