Tansy - a plant of the family Asteraceae, native to Central, Middle Asia, Europe, the Far East, Siberia, Japan, China, the United States. In the wild form is found in tansy steppes, meadows, roadsides, on the river banks, but recently it began to be cultivated as a medicinal and spice plant.
For therapeutic purposes, use the flower baskets plants, sometimes leaves of tansy. Flowers were collected at the beginning of their occurrence (the end of June, July), air dried, closing the sun at 40 degrees or in the dryer.
Useful properties of tansy
The color of plants contain proteins, carbohydrates, glycosides, alkaloids, bitter, organic acids, tannins, carotene, rutin, vitamin C, minerals, flavonoids, volatile oil.
There are toxic and poisonous properties of tansy, but at therapeutic doses of decoctions of plants flowers have choleretic, diaphoretic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, tonic, anti-tumor effect, tone the muscles the digestive tract, increases the production of gastric juices, increases the amplitude of heart contractions, slows down its rhythm, the pressure is increased.
We know that tansy help of worms: Ascaris and pinworms, heals ulcers, gastrointestinal tract. Preparations based on it can be taken in the liver, constipation, flatulence, stomach cramps, gastritis with low acidity, enterocolitis, nervous disorders, epilepsy, migraine, inflammation of the kidneys, bladder.
Treatment tansy prescribed for gout, rheumatism, pulmonary tuberculosis, colds and fever, malaria, abrasions,
Tansy essential oil has a local irritant effect, stimulates the nervous central system.
The use of tansy: Recipes
The juice from the plant helps with fever, gastrointestinal ulcers, low acidity of gastric juice, rheumatism, nervous diseases, migraine, gout, aching joints, acute respiratory, including the infectious nature of the disease, inflammation of the kidneys, fat, small intestine, bladder, with urolithiasis. Also, the juice is used for heavy menstrual bleeding, menstrual irregularities, insomnia.
From worms tansy take the powder prepared from dried flowers mixed with syrup or honey. Bowels of pinworms and ascarids also help microclysters decoction of the plant. To prepare the decoction of tansy from worms take one spoon of crushed dried flowers of tansy, chamomile, sage, pour 250ml boiling water, bring to a boil again, then cooled to 60 degrees, add a clove of garlic mashed, insist three hours filter. For mikroklizm use 40-60g broth - a single dose. After rectal administration of decoction of tansy 30-40min can not get up and make cleaning procedures better at night. Treatment lasts 5-7 days.
To prepare the broth for internal use take two tablespoons tablespoons dried flowers, pour 500ml boiling water, simmer 10 minutes, 30-60 minutes insist. This broth can be drunk - at 0, 25 cups for 30 minutes before meals three p / day. In the treatment of gastrointestinal ulcers tansy decoction single dosage was increased to 0, 5 cups. Well help bath with a decoction of tansy with scabies, arthritis, gout, wounds and ulcers on the skin. Also baths for skin diseases, boils, ulcerations cancer, rheumatism, gout, joint inflammation can make compresses with a decoction of tansy.
Toxic and tonic properties of tansy can use it for self-abortion: a decoction of the plant provokes contraction of the muscles of the uterus, which can lead to early miscarriage and toxic substances contained in the plant, can lead to fetal death.
Use tansy Abortion official medicine is not recommended because of the high likelihood of an incorrect dosage. If a decoction of tansy is concentrated enough, it may be an incomplete miscarriage, the death of the embryo in the uterus, the decomposition and decay of the remains of the fetus, and as a result, blood poisoning, infection.
The use of tansy to excessive dosage may cause severe bleeding, cardiac arrest. For these reasons, the use of tansy to abortion is very dangerous for the health and lives of women.
Treatment tansy is contraindicated in children, with individual intolerance to it during pregnancy.
The use of tansy because of its toxicity must be carried out under the supervision and prescription.
In case of overdose of broth or juice plants may be an upset stomach, vomiting begin. In large doses, tansy causes seizures, cardiac arrest.