Useful and therapeutic properties of the devil ( ehinopanaks high )

August 12, 2017 17:59 | Drug Plants

Low shrub up to 1m with light gray bark, strongly spiny.Rhizome surface,

thick, long, with a few fine roots.Stalks straight gustoigolchato-subulate, slightly branched.The leaves are alternate, long-petiolate, rounded in shape, with a heart-shaped base, five-semilopastnye, with rare ciliate denticles on the edge of the hollow, dark green and shiny on top, matt, lighter below.Petioles, inflorescence axis and pedicels - with spines.The flowers are greenish, five-membered, small, clustered in the brush of umbrellas;stamens 5, ovary lower.Fruit fleshy 2 seeds.It blooms in June and July, the fruit ripens in August and September.

occurs in the undergrowth coniferous (spruce-fir and spruce) and birch forests, sometimes in open scree and alpine areas.Distributed in the Russian Far East, in the southern part of Primorsky Krai.

Medical raw material are rhizomes with roots.Collect rhizomes produced in the spring or fall.Dug rhizomes shake off the ground, washed in cold water, cut into pieces 10-15 cm long, and d

ried in the shade or in the air dryer.Stored in boxes with a lid.Shelf life up to 3 years.

In its composition roots and rhizomes devil contain saponins, traces of alkaloids and glycosides, essential oil to 1.8%.

Zamaniha has long been known in folk medicine as a tonic.Preparations its stimulating effect on the central nervous system, reduce elevated blood sugar levels in the early stages of diabetes, increase in small doses, on a large decrease blood pressure largely increases diuresis.Of the plants are preparing alcohol tincture, applied it into droplets.The drug has low toxicity but prolonged use can be a manifestation of urticaria and other skin complications.

tincture devil is indicated for the physical and nervous exhaustion, fatigue, reduced Raboteau

capacity, impotence, heart failure, hypotension, in depressive and asthenic conditions, diabetes mellitus I stage.


Tincture: 30 g of crushed root soaked in 100 ml of alcohol, or 200 ml of vodka in a warm dark place for 7-10 days;take 30-40 drops 3 times a day.