Angelica (Angélica sylvestris) is a herbaceous biennial or perennial plant belonging to the family Umbelliferae. Root thick, short, stalky, stem erect, fistular, hollow. The leaves are pinnate, to 80 cm long Flower small, white (possibly greenish-yellow or pinkish), consists of a complex of an umbrella. Fruit – dvusemyanka, flattened from the back. wing has marginal ribs. The Angelica has a strong peculiar smell of the rhizomes and stem, the flowering period is from June to August. In early summer, Angelica is used as an edible plant.
Angelica – types and places of growth
Initially, native plants considered to be North of Eurasia. Representatives of this genus are also found in parts of the Northern hemisphere and New Zealand. In Russia dozens of known species of this plant, therefore, in different parts of the country the names can vary. For example, varsenik, Kupari, pismovnik, beams, pipe, dudochka grass, Jagel, digel, digilink, barn, Stolnik, Agil,the sweet trunk, and many others (about 80 species). Ubiquitous in Russia (often in the far East), such species: marsh Angelica, timber, and medicinal. Prefers riverbanks, streams, wet meadows. Continue reading
Traditional medicine with long time uses unique properties of medicinal plants. Many ailments can be cured without resorting to synthetic drugs. Proper healing means taking cooked at home for centuries helped to cope with the health problems our ancestors. Pressing this issue now.
For example, for the treatment of ulcers of the stomach and duodenum is very helpful decoction on the basis of Valerian. Medicinal plant grows in the wild, but some healers have adapted to grow it in home gardens. The plant is unpretentious, can grow on any soil. The process of growing is similar to growing cabbage.
To prepare a decoction for the treatment of ulcers. you need to use the root of Valerian. 0.5 liters of boiled water 2 tablespoons. The root of the plant is crushed, infused about 30 minutes and healthy drink is ready. Take 2 tablespoons before each meal. Treatment of problems associated with breathing is possible if the use for the preparation of decoction of elecampane, licorice and marshmallow.
The same beverage is used in diseases of the liver and biliary tract. Anemia is a serious disease, sometimes the treatment takes a long time. Narodniki has long been used for treatment of this disease is alcohol tincture. It is prepared using the roots of elecampane. You will take a few drops a day. Wiping, baths and compresses of the decoction of the plant is effective for the prevention and treatment of skin diseases. Continue reading
The vegetation of our diverse country — from North to South.The main reason for all this diversity — differences in the temperature of other areas. On the rugged North you can find a carpet of plants with the dominance of mosses, in the Central part of the country, where the climate is more favorable, distributed plants that are related to forests in the southern part — where in the summer months, hot and a little moisture, you may have basically varieties of desert plant species.
About 40 percent of the medical drugs that are used that are drugs of natural origin, obtained almost always from 300 medicinal herbs permitted for use by the Ministry of health of Russia. In our practice applies the most 2500 herbs. Continue reading