Useful and therapeutic properties of Polygonum pochechuynogo ( gemorroynogo grass, grass pochechuynogo )
Annual herb with a taproot.Stem erect, slightly branched, at the bottom of a slightly ascending, 20-50 cm tall;leaves
3-10 cm long, lanceolate, sessile, naked, on top with or without brown spots them.stipules fused into a tube to form bells, close fitting to the stem, prizhatovolosistye, along the upper edge with long cilia.Brushes inflorescences terminal, dense, thick, 2-3 cm long;perianth pyatichlen-tion, simple, corolla, pink, rarely whitish, without glands;stamens six, one pistil with top unilocular ovary and 2-3 bars.Fruit - egg-shaped nuts on both sides plano or almost triangular, black, shiny, prisoners in the remaining perianth.It flowers from July until autumn.
is found in damp places, gardens, fields and riverbanks.
Medical raw material is the aboveground part - grass collected during flowering.Dried grass in the shade or in the dryer.Store raw materials in a well-ventilated area.
In the grass contains tannins, malic acid, acetic acid, gallic acid, essential oils;pectin, flavonoids;giperoz
In scientific medicine is used as a gentle laxative for atonic and spastic constipation, hemorrhoids as a hemostatic when and uterine bleeding.Infusion and liquid extract have a diuretic, a pronounced hemostatic properties, mainly in uterine bleeding and gemorroynyh.This application is supported by the experience, which found that of the grasses pochechuynoy drugs increase the clotting of blood, tone of the uterus and intestines, narrows blood vessels, but without increasing blood pressure, increase the activity of the heart.
Infusions pochechuynoy herbs contraindicated in acute inflammation of the kidneys, but useful renal disease patients, accompanied by constipation.
In folk medicine pochechuynaya grass applied more widely, for example: water decoction of how krovoostanav
Lebanon remedy for colds, sexually transmitted diseases, and in all the above cases, moreover, used the infusion or powder from bedbugs, topically for wound healing,headache fresh grass is applied to the back of the head, pour juice (powder fall asleep) sores.
Broth: 1 part herb to 20 parts boiling water (or 10-15 pieces), infuse for 20-30 minutes;take 1 tbsp.spoon 3 times a day.The broth used externally by the people as a yellow card for tumors and headaches, as well as herpes and rashes.