Useful and therapeutic properties of Antennaria dioica

August 12, 2017 17:59 | Drug Plants

Perennial Belarusian or serovatoopushen-ing plant 10-30 cm tall.Stem simple.The leaves are alternate, entire, green;radical - wide, at base cordate or reniform;stem - narrow scaly.The flowers are small, clustered in a few baskets at the top of the stems, wrap imbricate, multi-row, with red, pink or white leaves.Baskets are assembled in umbellate inflorescences.The plant is dicotyledonous.Male and female plants occur together.Blossoms in May-June.

From drug to use grass and flower baskets, collected during flowering.Flower baskets are collected when they are not fully blossomed.Keep in mind that small, too soon collected baskets and baskets, later collected with flowers crumbling, unfit for use.Drying is carried out in well-ventilated areas, attics, etc.

chemical composition of feline paws studied..;they contain tannins, resin, saponin, vitamin K and phytosterol.

By its property to give the blood's ability to clot and stop the bleeding cat's paw

surpasses adrenaline (hormone animals) and calcium chl


infusion of 5% (and sometimes more dense) is taken orally, it helps with bleeding: from the wounds, lung (coughing up blood), gastric, intestinal, nasal, uterine, and hemorrhoidal.

Used grass cat paws mainly as a hemostatic agent in various bleedings.The dosage can be varied in view of the non-poisonous plants.

In folk medicine, the cat's paw used successfully more widely.No wonder the people believe it, "forty illness."A decoction or powder from the herb cat's paws - especially for postpartum hemorrhage, as well as bloody vomiting, pulmonary tuberculosis, convulsions as a sedative, hypertension, diseases of the female;wash decoction of herbs with jaundice;when diathesis, childhood eczema, lupus and watered broth bathe children in the broth.


When the gastric and intestinal bleeding are encouraged to nominate inside infusions prepared from the rate of 1: 200 or 1: 100 1 st.spoon every 10-30 minutes until the bleeding stops.When hemoptysis and uterine bleeding: 10-20 g per 200 ml;1 tbsp.spoon every 30 minutes or 1 hour until the bleeding stops.When bleeding gums and nosebleeds, and bleeding hemorrhoids appoint sterile infusion in the form of lotions or tampons to stop bleeding.

Baskets cat paws have a choleretic effect and used in the form of decoction (1: 20-1: 50) as a choleretic in hepatitis and cholecystitis, is the same as everlasting (Everlasting) is sandy, so it is sometimes added to the latter.

Infusion: 10 g per 200 ml;1 tbsp.spoon every hour - hour and a half - styptic.

infusion or decoction: 8 g per 200 ml 1 tbsp.spoon 3 times a day - choleretic.

powder from this plant use in a dose of 1-3 g (on the tip of a pen knife) every hour, until the bleeding stops.