Immortelle useful properties

August 12, 2017 17:50 | Phytotherapy

family Asteraceae (Asteraceae) - Asteraceae

generic name in Greek means "golden flower" because of the color of flower baskets, species determination in Latin - sand - habitat for plants.

small annual plant with a rod, underdeveloped, low-branched root.Aerial parts of whitish hairs pressed.

one stalk, height 10-50 cm, ribbed, branched from the base.Leaves are alternate, linear, tapering to the base, subsessile.

Inflorescence - Single baskets on top of the stem and its branches.Wrap inflorescences of filmy leaflets;exterior - pale, ovate, inner - linear-lanceolate, pink or rose-purple, twice as long as the exterior.

Root flowers sterile, medium - fruit-bearing, tubular, numerous (more than 100).

Fruit - achene with a tuft of 5 unequal lantsetnoshilovidnyh bristles that are slightly shorter than the fruit.Flowers in June-August.The fruits ripen in July-September.

Geographical distribution. grows on sandy soils in dry forests and Pinetum compositum, young pine forests, felling areas, clearings and

burnt areas, found in the steppes, in the foothills.Thickets Helichrysum are in Belarus, the Baltic republics and the Ukraine, the middle and the southern Volga region, Kazakhstan.The main areas are the blanks Belarus and Ukraine.

Indications.Helichrysum Flavonoids increase the secretion of bile, increase the tone of the gall bladder, change the chemical composition of bile, increasing the percentage of bilirubin.Besides all this medication Helichrysum enhance the secretion of gastric and pancreatic juice, slow evacuation function of the stomach, reduce intestinal motility.It is used in diseases of liver and biliary tract: cholecystitis, cholangitis, hepatocholecystitis, hepatitis.This reduces pain, diarrhea disorders disappear, reduced liver size.

Harvesting and storage: Medical raw material is the entire plant, harvested at flowering time and are pulled together by the roots.

Collect baskets before blooming flowers, plucking them one by one, or several, along with a short peduncle, keeping the plant left hand so as not to pull it up by the roots, or cut inflorescences scissors.At the same inflorescence array collection can be carried out 3-4 times per season.8-10 plants per area of ​​15-20 square meters.m allowed to seed reproduction.

Alternation blanks recommended a year.Then the bushes are fully preserved.First billet should be made in the planting of 9-10-year-old pine trees, where in the coming years, leading to the closing of CZK Helichrysum death.

Late gathering flowers easily crumble, raw material loses its biological activity.Rip them with stems no longer than 1 cm. If you can not pluck the assembly plant with roots.Flowers are loosely folded, and no later than 3-4 hours dried in a well ventilated area, lay out a layer of 2-3 cm on paper or cloth.When drying without ventilation flower baskets fall.Store raw materials in a closed container in a cool, dark, well-ventilated area for 3 years.

raw bitter taste.Dried flowers Annual contains flavones.

Ready raw material - Flores Helich-rysi arenarii consists of a single or collected several globular baskets on short, up to 1 cm peduncles woolly-felted, a diameter of about 7 mm.Many lemon-yellow or orange tubular flowers with tufted located on the bare receptacle, surrounded by numerous, loosely pressed leaves involucre.Recent dry, membranous, shiny lemon yellow.The smell is weak, aromatic;taste spicy, slightly bitter.

Art.GF 273 X admits a moisture no more than 12%;Ash not more than 8%;inflorescences with the remnants of the stems longer than 1 cm of not more than 5%;residues baskets (Receptacle with wrapper) no more than 5%;crushed pieces pass through a sieve with a hole diameter of 2 mm, not more than 5%;organic and mineral impurities are not more than 0.5%.

Late collection - during the flowering plants - flowers, after drying, separated from the receptacle, causing the rest of the baskets is becoming more the norm that makes reject raw materials.

to the organic impurities are other non-poisonous plants, accidentally caught in the raw materials, especially flowers Antennaria dioica -. Antena-ria dioica (L.) Gaertn, whose involucre leaves and flowers of white or pink.Collect them instead Helichrysum can only be color-blind - people with impaired color sensation.In practice, this impurity is extremely rare.

chemical composition .Flowers Helichrysum contain flavonoids as glycosides and aglycones (salipurpozid, diglucoside naringenin and kaempferol, glucoside, apigenin, izosalipurpozid and Genins), steroid compounds, colorants phenolic nature, organic acids, coumarin scopoletin, resinous substances, bitterness, etc. Contain essential oils, sterol compound, tannin and bitter substances, vitamins C and K, carotene, phylloquinone, trace elements - iron, copper, chrome.

apply everlasting inflorescences in the form of decoction, collection (tea), tincture, powdered concentrate flamen and liquid extract with cholecystitis, hepatitis, cholangitis as a choleretic agent in medical practice.Helichrysum drugs increase biliary excretion, reduce the concentration of bile acids and bilirubin in the bile, increase the tone of the gall bladder, stimulates the secretory function of the pancreas and stomach, increase diuresis.In patients with reduced nausea, feeling pain in the liver, flatulence, vomiting stops, disappears subikte decimal staining sclera and skin, decreased size of the liver.The improvement observed for the third day.

In folk medicine, a decoction of herbs and immortelle flowers is used to treat various diseases of the liver (as a choleretic), bladder and urinary--conducting paths, as a diuretic, and is used in diseases of the gastrointestinal tract as a sedative (roundworm) andas a hemostatic.

Particularly good effect is the therapeutic treatment in combination with others. Grasses (for example, common toadflax, Field larkspur) kidney disease, liver and bladder.

Everlasting For a man is not toxic.It is used as an infusion, decoction, extract;flamin part of the choleretic fees.Flamen - amorphous yellow powder bitter taste and it alters the composition of bile and regulates the activity of the gastrointestinal tract.It is recommended for the treatment of hepatocholecystitis, cholecystitis and cholangitis.

Formulation: broth immortelle prepared from 10 g of crushed flowers, which is filled with 200 ml of water at room temperature, covered with a lid and heated in a boiling water bath with frequent stirring I for 30 minutes, cooled 10 minutes, filtered, drained and added waterto 200 ml.Take 1 tbsp.l.3-4 times per day 10-15 minutes before meals.

Pharmacy shape: «dry extract of immortelle" - appoint 1 g 3 times daily for 2-3 weeks.Helichrysum drugs are part of the cholagogue collecting: Helichrysum flowers 4 hours, trefoil leaves 3 hours, 2 hours, mint leaves, coriander fruits 2 hours 1 tsp......mixture pour 2 cups boiling water, insist 20 minutes, strain, cool and take in the form of heat for 1/2 cup 3 times a day 30 min before meal.

In folk medicine, herb collected during flowering, drink swelling of legs (edema of cardiac origin).Apply it, like brewing tea.

Infusion: 1 full article.spoon crushed flowers to 0.5 liters of cold boiled water - the daily dose.You can add a spoonful of pure honey.Infuse 8 hours.

Broth: 16 g per 360 ml or 1 tbsp.spoon into two cups of water (pour cold water and boil), insist for 4 hours.Eat a quarter or half a cup, and when thickened broth, then 1 tbsp.spoon three times a day.

extract liquid: 30-40 drops 3 times a day.

dry powder (or powder flowers replacing liquid extract) 1 g or pinch one small three times a day.

mixture Cholagogue: H. arenarium - 4 pieces, red clover - 3 pieces, peppermint (leaf) - 2 parts, Coriander (fruits) - 1 piece.1 tbsp.spoon mixture pour a glass of boiling water, boil for 10 minutes and take half a cup three times a day for half an hour before meals.

Note.In northern areas the people Everlasting applied more widely (!) With jaundice, renal stone disease, pulmonary tuberculosis, kidney disease, stomach, female diseases, bleeding after childbirth, malaria bites by rabid animals, from cataracts in the eyes, bathe childrenin broth with fright.

Required: 1 tbsp.l.Helichrysum flowers, 1 tbsp.l.Watch leaves trifoliate, 1 of camomile, 200ml beer.

Method.1 tbsp.l.mixture, pour a glass of hot beer, and warm in a water bath with a weak beer boil for 10-15 minutes, to insist 30-40 minutes, drain.

application method.Take 1 tbsp.l.infusion 4 times a day for 20 minutes before meals with initial stages of hypertension.

Requires: 30 grams of Helichrysum flowers, 30 g of birch buds, 30 g of crushed rhizome of calamus, 15 g zhostera fruits, 200 ml of beer.

Method.20 g collection pour 200 ml of beer, to withstand a boiling water bath for 15 minutes, cool 45 minutes, strain.

application method.Take 1/3 cup 3 times a day during the initial stages of hypertension.

Prepare a decoction of the flowers of '10 to 250 ml of water and appoint half a cup 2-3 times a day before meals;dry concentrate containing the amount of flavonoids - FLA-min - Flaminum, take 1 tablet 3 times a day for half an hour before a meal with a small amount of warm water or tea choleretic.


2 tbsp.spoon herbs immortelle, 250 ml of water.


Grass pour boiling water, to insist 1 hour.

application method.

Wet gauze in the resulting infusion, applied to the affected parts of the body.