Useful and therapeutic properties of the agave American

August 12, 2017 17:59 | Drug Plants

tropical plant (birthplace - South America).In our country, it distributed as an indoor ornamental plant that is similar in part to the aloe, or agave, but leaves her wider size of half a palm.Agave does not stem from the root, rising above the fleshy leaves subulate, as it happens sometimes aloe.

With the purpose of treatment used leaves and fresh juice plants.Usually agave lives 15-20 years.The leaves should be used for the treatment of the plants are at least the age of three.

American Agave has almost the same chemical and pharmacological properties, as well as aloe vera, but it has not specifically been studied, and for therapeutic purposes it is used only by the people.Use agave

for topical use (for wounds, abscesses etc.) And oral (in diseases of the stomach, liver, lung, etc.).Preparations of this plant have disinfectant, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antipyretic and expectorant.

leaves for external application used in fresh form, splitting sheet and applying it to the affected area cut side

.Particularly good effect is obtained by using agave with abscesses and sciatica (sciatica).

In people with very sensitive skin, a strong burning sensation, but be afraid of such a reaction should not be at overlaying the affected area, and prolonged holding agave: side effects and complications of this does not happen, and those who patiently will transfer this unpleasant feeling, get a positive is necessary from time to time to reduce irritation of the skin to the affected area to apply a thin layer of fresh cheese.

When internal diseases agave is used mostly in the form of infusion on the water fresh crushed leaves, and only when the liver and jaundice - in the form of powder.A mixture of fresh juice of the agave American Honey administered orally in pulmonary tuberculosis and protracted persistent bronchitis.


Applying infusion or decoction for stomach diseases (especially for dyspepsia), it is better to combine them with wormwood broth (10 g per 150 ml) in a concentration of one part wormwood into five parts agave.

Prepare this therapeutic mixture as follows: 1 g or 20 drops of tincture of wormwood (. Or 1 table spoon of broth), take 5 g or 1 teaspoon agave juice, diluted in 0.5 liters of boiled water..receiving Dose: 1 tbsp.spoon 3 times a day.

powder is made from dismembered, air-dried sheet, powdered and sieved.Store in a dry place.Take 0.2-0.5 g (take the tip of a pen knife) 3 times a day.

Fresh juice from the agave plant (combined with wormwood) used instead of infusion or decoction 20 drops of water on a spoon, which is especially recommended for dropsy and starting to normalize functional activity of the stomach and intestines.