Ramson - herb of the onion family with oblong, light green, succulent leaves and garlic flavor. Called wild garlic even wild garlic, onions chenzeli or bearish. It grows in shady forests, wet areas foothills, meadows forest and subalpine zones, often near swamps throughout most of Europe, the Caucasus, Central and North Asia, Turkey, North America.
Use garlic - its bulbs, leaves and stems. It contains carbohydrates, proteins, small amounts of fats, organic acids, fiber, vitamins A, C, B, essential oils, carotene, flavonoids, citric acid, phosphorus, manganese, copper, sulfur, magnesium, potassium. Caloric content garlic - 36 calories.
The beneficial properties of garlic and its application
There are such healing properties of wild garlic - it promotes secretion of digestive glands develop and improve intestinal motility, normalizes metabolism, prevents the accumulation of cholesterol, lowers blood pressure, reduces inflammation, helps to remove parasites, fungus and cure scurvy, stimulates the heart.
All these properties of wild garlic used in atherosclerosis, various infectious intestinal diseases, fever, rheumatism, sciatica, otitis.
In order to relieve rheumatic pains, can be made from fresh young leaves of wild garlic mush: chop them, mash, add a little vegetable oil, then wrapped in gauze, apply to the affected area for one or one and a half hours.
Effectively relieves rheumatic pains and fever resolves on leaves of wild garlic tincture: it is necessary to take 10-20g garlic, brew them in 250ml boiling water. When a fever drink the infusion, and he rubbed at rheumatism painful joints.
It helps to relieve joint pain and infusion in the bulbs: one tea spoon of crushed bulblets pour water (about a half cup), insist hour. This infusion doing rubbing in rheumatism, gout.
If this leaves of wild garlic on alcohol, you can use this tool externally in the form of lotions and rubbing with bronchitis, sciatica, or taken orally - to treat coughs.
Raw leek with regular use helps in diseases of the thyroid gland, including in hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism in the prevention of typhoid, cholera.
To prevent the development of inflammatory processes in the mouth enough to chew a raw plant leaf 2-3 minutes - pathogens are killed because they contain leeks phytoncides.
Ready alcohol and water extract of the plant is used as a diuretic and blood pressure lowering agents. It is also noted that these drugs slow the heart rate and increase the number of heartbeats.
For the treatment of the common cold onion garlic pounded, wrapped in cheesecloth and put in the nose.
For the treatment of purulent otitis media in children used the juice of fresh garlic - two p / day buried in the ear 6 drops of juice. After 15 minutes, be sure to dry the ear swab of cotton wool.
Known use of garlic for eczema that plagues the skin of the palms and hands: for treatment, a mixture of 1/3 cup powdered garlic, one spoon of apple cider vinegar, 1/3 spoon of sea buckthorn oil. All these ingredients are thoroughly mixed and lubricated with this tool arm overnight. For greater effect after treatment arms they need to put cellophane and cotton gloves. Treatment usually lasts 2-3 weeks
Ramson strongly recommend eating in the early spring, when it matures, as After this first winter greens, helps to cope with deficiency diseases. It is also known that plants can be dried and - the useful properties leek on drying loses.
Contraindications to the use of garlic
In order to be the benefits of garlic, it can not be abused - you can eat in a day not more than 15-20 leaves, otherwise may appear headache, diarrhea, insomnia, aggravated ulcers, broken heart activity.
Leek is contraindicated in those who found inflammation of the intestines, stomach, pancreas (pancreatitis), gallbladder (cholecystitis) or hepatitis. Not recommended for pregnant women to eat it.