Useful and therapeutic properties Clefthoof European

August 12, 2017 17:59 | Drug Plants

Perennial herb to 10 cm tall, short prizhatovolosistoe, with a peculiar odor.Rhizome creeping, branched.Leaves wintering, rounded kidney-shaped, dark green, shiny, leathery, 5-8 cm wide.Flowers are one on top of the shoots, axillary on drooping stalks.Perianth simple, bell-shaped, greenish-purple, tripartite.Stamens 12 with an elongated styloid process to the courier.Pestle with lower ovary, 6 bars, fused at the base into a grooved column, extended to the top of a six-stigma.Fruit - shestignezdnaya box with the remains of dried perianth at apex.Seeds gray-brown, melkomorschinistye.Flowers in May, fruits ripen in June.

widespread in the Central zone of the European part of Russia and Western Siberia, and in the South East in the forest-steppe areas.It is found in deciduous and mixed forests, especially in the understory of hazel.

Medical raw material are the rhizome and roots soon after flowering and fruit ripening - in July;leaves - in July and August.Dried material collected in the shadows in the air.

All parts of the plant contain essential oil, which is composed of volatile toxic substances -. Aza-ron, diozaron, azarilovy aldehyde, pinene, eugenol, etc., in addition, the plant contains glycosides - alkaloid aza-rin, tannins, starch, mucilage, organic acids and resin.

In medicine, before the opening of ipecac roots kopytnja used as an emetic and expectorant in the form of an aqueous infusion and powder, but not broth, as the active principle volatile.Powder for vomiting allowed to breathe before the action.The experiment also found vasoconstrictor and strengthens heart contractions action plant.

In folk medicine, is known from experience that wild ginger is emetic, expectorant, anthelmintic,

regulating functional activity of the stomach, anti-inflammatory, partly heart, diuretic and anti-alcoholic vehicle.It is also used in jaundice, dropsy, alcoholism (drinking bout).Infusion of leaves is proposed as the heart, and the infusion of the rhizome as an expectorant.Tincture of fresh leaves of ungulates is part of the preparation "Akofit number 1", used in radiculitis, ischialgia, lumbago, and others. Neuralgia.Studies have shown that the glycoside contained in the leaves, increases heart rate, asarone and exciting acts on the heart and has an emetic effect.

tincture in vodka drink with pulmonary tuberculosis, nervous agitation, migraine, fever, malaria.

decoction of the root of ungulates on the water or goat milk is often used to improve digestion in dyspepsia, gastritis, enteritis, liver disease and jaundice.

To combat the jaundice is best to mix with wild ginger H. arenarium equally (1 tbsp. Spoonful of mixture into a glass of boiling water, 1 tbsp. Spoon 3 times a day).

ungulates Broth is recommended for heart disease as a sedative, especially useful for weak children and convulsions in children.

Broth: 1/2 teaspoon in a glass of milk, use 1/2 tsp 1 times a day...

1 tbsp.spoon broth ungulates, mixed with a glass of vodka, can cause a person suffering from alcoholism, aversion to alcohol.

drug, used as an expectorant in bronchitis, made from a mixture of herbs: ungulates, leaves and grass Boudreau cocklebur equally (to inhale) or drink.

Outwardly decoction of the root is used as ungulates lotion from a headache, applying a cloth soaked in broth to the head.A decoction of the leaves is also used as a lotion with eye diseases.

Leaves fresh milled and applied to abscesses.

herbal vinegar rubbed the places affected by scabies.

Powder ungulates, taken orally at a dose of not more than 0.5 grams, you can call (when necessary), vomiting, such as in cases of poisoning by poisonous mushrooms, etc.


Broth: 1 g per 200 ml..1 tbsp.spoon 3 times a day (heart).

root decoction 2 grams per 200 ml or 1/2 teaspoon per cup of boiling water.1 tbsp.spoon 3-4 times a day (expectorant).

decoction of leaves: 1 g per 100 ml or 1/5 teaspoon per cup..

mixture: root ungulates Boudreau leaves and cocklebur grass mix, boil 3 tablespoons.Spoon the mixture into 3 cups boiling water;drink half a cup 5-6 times a day.

most effective tincture (20% th, 20 drops).

decoction of the rhizome: 5 grams of root per cup of boiling water (for alcoholics);1 tbsp.spoon broth quietly poured into a glass of vodka.