Tincture of chestnuts
Tree to 30 m tall, with a broad and dense crown and dark brown bark.The leaves are opposite, petiolate, palmate-complex, medium leaf more than others.Flowers are white, wrong.Corolla 4-5 leaves (the top two - larger and bent).Calyx campanulate, 5-7 stamens, pistil with top trehgnezdnaya ovary.Inflorescence - erect pyramidal panicle.Fruit - round box, seated spines.large, brown seeds.Blossoms in May-June, fruiting in September-October.
in Russia is bred in the south and in the central belt of the European part, the Caucasus and Central Asia as an ornamental culture.
Medical raw material is the bark;in folk medicine - flowers, seeds and peel.
Collect flowers are produced in May and June;bark - in the early spring, the seeds - as they mature.The flowers are used in both fresh and in dried form, the seeds - in the open.
bark branches contain glycosides: esculin, fraksin, tiglic acid, tannins and fatty oil.
flowers found in flavonoids - kvertsitrin, iso-kvertsitrin, quercetin;glyc
The seeds contain flavonoids - spireozid, quercetin, kaempferol, saponin - escin, tannins, starch.
15 fruits ordinary chestnut contains: Ash - 2.93% fat - 60% protein - 12% Starch - 24% sugar as glucose and sucrose - 16%, saponite - 10%including zetsin, protoestsin, baringtogenol;coumarins: esculin, Fra-kin;Flavonoids: spiriozid and triozidy kvartseti-to kaempferol and to - 0.9%;Vitamins B, C, K, carotene, and tannins.
Fruits found malic, citric and lactic acid, lecithin, globulin - Kostadin, lipase, dekotirin.The young unripe fruits rich in vitamin C, calcium and iron.
In nuclei there is a large set of mineral elements: potassium - 12, calcium - 0.9, iron - 0.01 mg Zinc - 0.08, chromium - 0.002, barium - 0.74, selenium - 7.5 Nickel- 0.02, silver - 0.01, iodine - 0.09, boron - 2.0 g / g.
Fruits chestnut focus strong energy that helps a cough: 1 Chestnut attached to the bronchial point between the nipples on the chest (attach adhesive plaster), jam chestnut this area if you want to cough, cough from such exposure speeds (at night should not put pressure on the chestnut).
The main effect of the chestnut is associated with the presence in it of substances that increase the resistance of blood vessels, the capillaries.They prevent the formation of clots in blood vessels, reduce blood viscosity, improve metabolism in tissues and especially cholesterol metabolism, have a tonic effect, help anti-inflammatory processes, the fruits - with sciatica.
In medicine uses the extract of horse chestnut (venostazin), which is used inside the drops for the prevention of thrombosis, hemorrhoids, thrombophlebitis, varicose veins, atherosclerosis.The therapeutic effect is due to the fact that esculin and fraksin contained in the plant close by the nature of the action on the body to bishydroxycoumarin, giving his activity.
In folk medicine, infusion of the flowers and chestnut bark is used to treat gallbladder disease, and inflammatory bowel disease.Decoction of flowers or tincture in vodka take in diseases of the heart;drink with liver disease, leukemia, dyspnea, pulmonary tuberculosis, gastritis, diseases caused by heavy lifting, rheumatism;flower tincture in vodka rubbed at rheumatism;tincture on alcohol - with rheumatism;seeds decoction drink tincture of vodka and tincture on alcohol fresh flowers and leaves are rubbed with rheumatism;decoction of the leaves is drunk in uterine, gemorroynyh bleeding.
in combating sciatica resorted to the following means: conker top to fill the jar, pour vodka, close tightly.
first three days to keep the sun and then push in the room for 40 days.The resulting preparation to rub the sore spots.
the treatment of the joints, gout crushed chestnut fruit mince, make applications with clay for an hour or two, a hot compress.
chestnut Fruits are in a pocket under rheumatism, stretching 2-3 chestnut at leisure.Ties the bandage from chestnuts to the painful area, sleeping on chestnuts with radiculitis (even shriveled old chestnuts willingly give up their healing power).Make a necklace of chestnuts, soak them in a day or two iodine water from the top of the shell of a walnut.After that, they not only made soft for threading a needle on a gypsy harsh thread or copper wire, but change their brown to black.Such beads around his neck (in two lines) helps the thyroid gland, heart to work without violations, since they lie on the venous vessels at the turn of the veins that are directed to the heart.The defeat of the venous system leads to irritability, headache, heart pain, bad mood, and chestnut beads are the prevention of the above diseases.
If you sit on the chestnuts for a short time, especially employees of creative and intellectual work, there is inspiration and labor becomes more productive as chestnuts give their energy to your coccyx or the first chakra.There arises the energy and focus of our body's reserves, and chestnuts of a feed.
the treatment of hemorrhoids is recommended to chew 3 fresh chestnut.If bumps bleeding, you should resort to the use of a bath of broth chestnut branches: 50 grams per 1 liter of water with the addition of grass water pepper.Sit down, preferably in cool water for 5-15 minutes.Cones shrink and will not interfere with bowel movement.It is necessary to apply such a bath after a bowel movement, even if the hemorrhoids are not bleeding.
remedy for rheumatism, for children from 7 to 15 years: 1 cup of chopped fruit, 1 cup of burdock juice, 200 grams of vodka, insist 10 days.The resulting mixture is used to rubbing.Inside are a decoction of the fruit of the chestnut: 1 teaspoon on a large glass of water, boil for 5 minutes.The infusion of the flowers and leaves rubbed into the sore spots.
Fruits of the chestnut is recommended as a diuretic, hemostatic agent for hemoptysis, epistaxis, and a decoction of dried chestnuts - as a diaphoretic.
In folk medicine, the fruit of the horse chestnut is used to treat sciatica.Of these, get effective, widely used in medical practice, drugs.It - Aescusan, venostazin, deskuzan, venochal, eskozulf.
Indications: preparations obtained from chestnut, used in a variety of vascular diseases (varicose veins of the lower leg, hemorrhoids, leg ulcers, inflammation of veins - thrombophlebitis), and for the prevention of blood clots in childbirth and after operations.
Dosage forms (pharmaceutical): pills "esflazid" - taken orally 1 table.2 times a day, or is administered into the rectum 1 suppository 1-2 times a day."Aescusan" are inside of 12-15 drops per day before meals.
From crushed chestnuts ordinary alcoholic infusion prepared similar eskuzanu but somewhat weaker.Sam Aescusan produced in Germany - is a water-alcohol extract of the fruit with the addition of vitamin Bi.This drug is used as a means of antigemorroidalnogo and venous cramps, varicose veins in pregnant women, women in childbirth.Patients with varicose syndrome decrease swelling and inflammation after taking the drug.The positive results in patients with brain edema in appointing chestnut preparations due to its anti-edematous action.
Preparations from the fruit of the horse chestnut reduce blood clotting, strengthens the walls of capillaries and veins, prevent blood clots in the blood vessels and promote the resorption of formed blood clots.In the treatment of thrombophlebitis extract or tincture of the fruits of chestnut in patients with reduced swelling and pain in the affected area, soften and fade clots.A similar effect was also observed with hemorrhoids.
the presence of venous leg ulcers on the basis of varicose veins under the influence of the same ulcer drugs gradually cleared, and accelerates the process of healing.Good results of treatment of horse chestnut marked in hypertensive patients with increased blood clotting.As venotoniziruyuschee and antitrombaticheskoe means in pharmacies selling domestic product - esflazid action similar Aescusan action.Preparations
horse chestnut, unlike most other herbs inhibit clotting make it more fluid and prevent the formation of thrombi.They are used for prevention and treatment of post-operative thromboses, post-traumatic inflammation and edema.
ingestion they have vasotonic, analgesic and anti-sclerotic effect.
Bulgaria chestnut seed extracts prepared, spirtovodnye hoods and ointments.Esculin, isolated from the bark, is used to prepare creams that protect the skin from sunburn.
Traditional medicine uses a decoction of dried nuts chestnut ordinary inflammatory diseases of the upper respiratory tract.2 Grind the fruit edible chestnut and fill a thermos cup of boiling water, to insist 2 hours.Take 2 tablespoons of 5 times a day for chronic diarrhea and kidney disease.
Georgia chestnuts are used as a diuretic.The infusion and decoction of the fruit, leaves and bark are prepared in a ratio of 1:10 and take 2 tablespoons 3-5 times a day.
Abroad in medical practice for diseases of the cardiovascular system is used ve nostazin consisting of an extract of the fruit of the horse chestnut, and vitamin B 1 , and vazotonin containing nuts horse chestnut extract is combined with the preparation of arnica and complex of vitamins of group B.Venostazin antitrombaticheskuyu stimulates activity of blood serum and effective in venous stagnation in pregnancy and childbirth.
Now Reparil drug is manufactured in Germany, which is mainly used abroad as an anti-inflammatory, decongestant and antitrombaticheskogo funds.
as a styptic in uterine, hemorrhoidal bleeding sometimes used roasted and milled horse chestnut seeds or decoctions of bark.
with the best hand proved itself a useful drink made from the fruit of the chestnut, the so-called "Red kvass."Take 20-25 fruit, cut in half every nut, add these halves in a gauze bag with a small load in the form of stone and put the contents of the bag in the 3- or 5-liter jar.Pour nuts, 2.5 liters of cooled boiled water, add 1 cup of sugar, one cup of whey or sour cream.Bag with content should lie at the bottom of the banks, which cover the three layers of cheesecloth and place in a warm and dark place to ferment.In 2 weeks kvass is ready for use.Take 2 cups a day for a month, several times a day.
After kvass is separated, the remaining chestnuts can be a second cover with water, add 1 cup of sugar per 3 liters of water.This "secondary" kvass will be ready the next day.Thus, of brew same chestnuts can be prepared within a few months.But it is better every 2 weeks to add 3-4 new chestnut.
thus obtained is very pleasant to the taste and healthy drink helps cleanse the body of radionuclides and heavy metals, restores the epithelium of the mucous membrane of the stomach and intestines, and provides the body with many mineral elements such as calcium, copper, cobalt and others. You can improve your healthand get rid of the many risk factors for cancer.
The fruit and bark, which comprise phytosterol, resin, tannins and other substances used in diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, particularly chronic diarrhea, mucosal edema, diseases of the kidney.
Like walnut, chestnut, many parts have an effective healing properties - the fruit, peel, bark and flowers.
preventive properties to regulate normal heart rhythm has the following composition: 45 crushed chestnuts used to fill cups of boiling water, boil for 15 minutes.Take 300 ml in the morning and evening.Similar actions have Aescusan 12-15 drops of the drug with the addition of sugar, 3 times a day before meals.
for varicose dermatitis inside prescribed an infusion of seeds, bark and leaves.Locally applied a poultice of fresh leaves and pounded.They lubricate the affected places.Tincture is made from two pieces of fruit and 1 part vodka, insist 15 days.
Pressed from fresh flowers chestnut juice take 25-30 drops 2 times a day for varicose veins, and alcohol tincture - 40 grams of flowers per 1 liter of alcohol - use for rubbing the joints in rheumatoid arthritis.As a styptic tincture used at the rate of 50 grams of flowers per 0.5 liters of vodka 50 per cent for 30-40 drops 3-4 times a day for 3-4 weeks.
In folk medicine, infusion of the bark, flowers, and seeds are used as an antipyretic and binding agent for treatment of various rheumatic diseases, sciatica, as well as bronchial catarrh, varicose veins, diseases of the nasal mucosa, with vascular spasm, gallbladder, chronic digestive disorders, gout, treatment for a long time healing wounds and hemorrhoids.
the treatment of whooping cough in children using the infusion of the leaves 1 tablespoon spoonful of leaves Pour 1 cup boiling water, let it brew.Giving children and 1 tablespoon 3 times a day for two weeks.
in the US and other countries use the chestnut leaves, especially fresh in a tincture with whooping cough.
The leaves of horse chestnut concentrated vitamin C, glycosides, pectin and tannins;flavonoids - kvertsitrin, izokvertsitrin, quercetin, rutin, spireozid, ostralagin;carotenoids - lutein, violoksantin.
leaves in broth - a hemostatic in uterine bleeding (1 tablespoon to 1 cup of broth), drink 1 tablespoon 4-6 times a day.
«If you hurt the feet, it is necessary to walk on the bridge, which are chestnut leaves, and all the troubles will be" - say Corsican old woman, and they know a life firsthand.
2 tablespoons leaves of chestnut ordinary to fill a thermos cup of boiling water, infuse 1 hour, drain.Take 2 tablespoons of 5 times a day with internal bleeding.
1 of the leaves or flowers to fill in 15 parts of warm boiled water, closing and insist 3-4 hours.Drink as tea, 2 cups a day to strengthen the walls of blood vessels and to get rid of varicose veins in the tumor.
When receiving tea from the leaves of the chestnut is necessary to monitor blood pressure condition.Tea or tincture has a calming effect, so it can take a long time.
In scrofulous inflammation of the eyes - 20 grams pour 200 ml boiling water, leave for half an hour and strain.Use as a lotion.
In chronic bronchitis help decoctions of the fruits of horse chestnut 20 grams of chopped chestnut pour 1 cup boiling water, boil, drain.Take 1 tablespoon of the decoction 4-6 times a day.You can receive and tincture - 25 drops 3-4 times a day.
20 grams of flowers and fruits of chestnut pour 200 ml boiling water, leave for half an hour, drain.Take 1 tablespoon 4-6 times a day.Or you can take the tincture in vodka: 20 grams of flowers per 100 ml of vodka.Drink 25 drops 3-4 times daily.
can prepare for the winter chestnut tincture of flowers - 1 part juice to 3 parts of alcohol or vodka.Take during the winter period of 20 drops of 2 times a day, and 40 drops can be divided into 3 doses.It is best used with the addition of honey or jam - for faster absorption.
Hypertension is useful to take the infusion of the flowers of horse chestnut: 50 grams of flowers insist in 0.5 liters of vodka for 7 days, drain, squeeze out the remains.Drink 30 drops of infusion by diluting with water in a ratio of 3-4 × 3-4 times a day for 3 weeks.Keep infusion in a tightly closed container.
If varicose veins on the legs and inflammation of hemorrhoids is recommended to drink the juice from fresh flowers 2 times a day for 25 drops per 1 tablespoon of water.After prolonged use of juice disappear pain and lumps of hemorrhoids.
When inflammation of the liver and kidney useful to take 25 drops of tincture of flowers of a chestnut on a spoonful of water.spoon 3 times a day.