Useful and therapeutic properties of spiny cocklebur

August 12, 2017 17:59 | Drug Plants

This weed is easily recognized by its large trehraz-efficient, sharp as needles, yellowish thorns, sitting at the base of the leaves.The flowers are greenish, inconspicuous, unisexual and monoecious.Tychinkovye flowers sit in a dense globular baskets on the ends of the stems.Pistillate flowers are located in the leaf axils.Stem erect, silnovetvisty, losnyaschgysya at

indoor hairs, 25-60 cm tall.Leaves korotkoche-reshkovye, with three small, bright green above, whitish below.It flowers from July until autumn.When ripe fruit wrap pistillate flowers grows and forms a solid false fruit (Repyakh), covered with hooked spines 8-12 mm long, 4-5 mm wide.Fruits cocklebur firmly attached to the clothes of passers-or animals spread far and wool.

growing in the streets, pastures, weedy places, in crops.

With the purpose of treatment using grass, seeds and roots.Both cocklebur, especially prickly, rich in iodine.

preparations of these plants in traditional medicine have been successfully used to treat thyroid, ta

ke cocklebur with diarrhea (even bloody).


Fresh grass juice in the form of a tincture give urticaria patients: children from 2 to 10 drops depending on the age and individual sensitivity, adults - 15-20 drops per reception.Fresh juice - for tumors of the throat, hives, shingles.

whole plant tincture in vodka drink with goiter, the whole plant brewed as a tea and drink with cancer, a decoction of the root - skin diseases, the whole plant - with hives.

Broth: 1 tablespoon.spoon herbs in a glass of boiling water.Boil for about 10 minutes, use inside 1 glass 3 times a day.If diarrhea and dysentery, even bloody diarrhea, better to take a decoction of the root and seeds.

Outer: skin diseases (eczema, ringworm, scrofulous sores, rashes and fungal) is ground fresh leaves cocklebur (without spikes) and lubricate them affected sites.In winter you can use a decoction of the root or the whole plant.Broth cocklebur wash (the people) after shaving, especially if there are pimples on the face and lichens.Broth from cocklebur causes burning, therefore its application demands some care.