Useful and therapeutic properties zheltushnik

August 12, 2017 17:59 | Drug Plants

zheltushnik grayish - biennial herbaceous plant up to 80 cm tall.Taproot small.Stems are erect, mild.linear leaves with small teeth or entire, are short.The flowers are yellow in rare hands.Fruits - pods are 4-10 mm long, thin, four-sided, column shorter than the width of the pod.The whole plant is gray with a strong pubescence of pressed hairs.Blossoms in May-August.

grows absently across the steppes, stony slopes, among bushes, in the pine forests on the chalk hills of the Volga region, the Caucasus.

Along with zheltushnik grayish grass can be used zheltushnik Marshall and zheltushnik lion-Coyne;both types are more common in the forest-steppe areas along the bushes, edges (the first), grassy slopes, river valleys and littered places (second) in the Volgograd, Orel, Tula, Tambov region, the Chuvash Autonomous Republic.

Medical raw material is a herb, it is better only the upper part of it, without serious lower stems, collected during budding and flowering.Dried grass in the shade, in attics, under a

tin roof or in a dryer at a temperature of about 50 degrees.Shelf life of raw materials 6 months.

The grass zheltushnik contains cardiac glycosides, which are similar to the effect of the action strofantinu.

zheltushnik used drugs as a means of emergency in the disorder of the cardiovascular system.zheltushnik drugs help to normalize the function of the neuromuscular apparatus of the heart, hemodynamics.zheltushnik drugs in the body is not godfather-liruyutsya, but due to high biological activity require the appointment of caution.Are stored under lock and key (List A) and protected from light.

juice from fresh herbs zheltushnik is part of the widely used drug for heart disease - kardiovalena.

In folk medicine, it is used as a decoction and tincture as a diuretic, expectorant, lung disease, dropsy and as a sedative for heart disease.


Decoction: 2 teaspoons per cup of boiling water.for 1 hour to use. spoon three times a day.

tincture or extract (ie, thickened broth..) Of 20%: 10 drops 3 times a day - at sharp organic changes of heart and blood vessels, acute myocarditis, endocarditis, severe atherosclerosis.