Useful and therapeutic properties woodwax

August 12, 2017 17:59 | Drug Plants

A small shrub with numerous upright trunks.Leaves are alternate, simple, entire.Inflorescence - thick, long brush.The flowers are five-membered, wrong, yellow.Bilabiate Calyx, corolla papilionaceous, stamens 10, all fused into a tube.Pestle one ovary top.Fruit - Bob, naked, slightly curved.It blooms in June and July, the fruit ripens in August and September.

Distributed in the steppe and forest zones in part of European Russia and western Siberia.It grows on forest edges, among the bushes, on water meadows.

Medicinal raw materials are leafy tops of branches with flowers.Harvesting is done during flowering.Raw materials dried in the shade in the air or in a well ventilated area.

main active principles are the ether.tion oil and alkaloids cytisine, metilpitizin, anagen-rin, sidetein;from the flowers of the plant are marked pigments: genistein and luteolin, which have coloring properties.

There are indications that the infusion of green parts woodwax has distinct vasoconstrictor activity, stimulates res

piration and may stimulate thyroid function.

In folk medicine, believe that it is a diuretic and laxative agent at low thyroid function acts like tireodinu.

aqueous infusion or decoction of broom branches appointed interior as a strong diuretic in dropsy

cardiac and renal origin, with the aim of choleretic action is used in liver diseases, including jaundice and accompanied;with rickets, edema (abdomen) and exhaustion.


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

2 Broth: 15 g of dried herbs pour cold water (0.5 L), boil, evaporating the liquid to 1/3;use 2 tablespoons.tablespoons every 2 hours to get the result (the normalization of the functional activity of the intestine or kidneys).Take a decoction is necessary to break through the day.

External infusion or decoction is used for abrasions, herpes, scrofula.

Since the plant has a strong effect and applies to poisonous, then use it with caution and only as directed by a physician.

Infusion: 1 hour or 1 tbsp..spoon grass on 0.5 liters of boiling water, to insist 2 hours, take 1 tbsp.spoon 3 times a day.