Useful and therapeutic properties of wild rosemary marsh ( Bohun , klopovnika )

August 12, 2017 17:59 | Drug Plants

evergreen shrub, reaches a height of one and a half meters.Leaves below ryzhevatovoylochnye, dark-green, alternate, linear-lanceolate with short-wrapped edges down.The flowers are collected in umbellate visor, white or pink, with a strong aromatic smell stupefying capable in hot weather cause headaches.Fruit - an oblong box with five doors, cracked when ripe from the ground and throws himself from oblong seeds brownish-golden color.Blossoms in May-June.

growing rosemary in the tundra and forest zones of Russia.It occurs mainly in swampy forests on sphagnum bogs and peat bogs, sometimes forming extensive thickets solid.

Medical raw material are the leaves and young twigs of grass.Collect raw materials in August and September.Dry in oven at 50 degrees.

In all parts of the plant, except the root, contains essential oils (in leaves - to 7.5%, in the branches of - up to 1.5%, flowers - 2.3%, the fruit - up to 0.17%)which causes the pungent smell of wild rosemary.

In medical practice, the infusion of rosem

ary leaves or grass (1:10 or 1:15) administered orally as an expectorant in acute and chronic bronchitis, bronchial asthma, as well as in spastic conditions of the intestine.There are indications that the infusion of the leaves when ingested has obscheuspokaivayuschee and narcotic effect.

For internal use of wild rosemary preparations have to be careful and avoid receiving a single dose

more than 0.5 g or more of the powder 1 tbsp.spoon into the broth, as the plant is poisonous and can cause inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract.

In folk medicine, rosemary is used for colds, whooping cough, scrofula, asthma, rheumatism, gout, weeping eczema, and as a diaphoretic, diuretic and sedative.Apply water decoction of the flowers when they cough, whooping cough, bronchitis, pulmonary tuberculosis, rickets, diarrhea, with a weak bladder;rheumatism drinking water decoction and tincture rubbed colors on vodka, the same tincture rubbed severe bruises, pain in the chest and cough, with scrofula, of tangles;drink from infertility, breathlessness in infectious diseases, neurasthenia.

On narcotic properties of wild rosemary marsh can be judged by the fact that earlier in the beer this grass put in beer and vodka for more drunkenness and intoxication drinking.


Broth: 10 g per 200 ml;take 1 tbsp.spoon 3-4 times a day.

mixture 1: rosemary - 10 g (2 tsp.);marshmallow root drug - 25 g (five spoonfuls h.);mix, boil in 1 liter of boiling water and infuse for 10-15 minutes;take 1 tbsp.spoon every two hours at dysentery.

mixture of 2: Rhododendron - 10 parts marshmallow root - 20 pieces, mother and stepmother - 20 pieces;2 h. Spoon of this mixture brew in a cup of boiling water, leave for 20 minutes, strain and drink half a cup 3-4 times a day (expectorant).

mixture of 3: herbs rosemary marsh - 25 grams of nettle and small - 15 g boil in 1 liter of boiling water;Take half a cup 5-6 times a day for colds, rheumatism (except rubbing) and bronchial asthma, coughing.After two weeks of treatment, the patients cured of asthma completely.

Ointment from bone pain, scabies and lice: Leaves of wild rosemary marsh - 150 g;white hellebore root - 150 g;

pork fat - 500 g All of this mix, put in the oven overnight, then strain.

powder by moths and bugs: pound grass marsh rosemary in a mortar until it turns into flour, sifted through a fine sieve.Sprigs of rosemary placed to deter mice.