Useful and therapeutic properties of Chinese magnolia vine ( creeper )

August 12, 2017 17:59 | Drug Plants

Curling woody plant - vine with a powerful rhizome.Stem up to 16 m in length and up to 25 cm thick with dark brown peeling bark.Leaves are simple,

stemmed.The flowers are white, fragrant, single, gay, located on a single individual.Female flowers - with numerous pistils.When ripe, the receptacle is elongated in 25-30 times, and is formed of a single flower hanging brush seated spherical orange-red berries.Flowering in June, fruiting in late August and September.

Far East plant, common in the Ussuri region and Sakhalin.

From drug to use berries and seeds of Schisandra.The berries are harvested in September, during the period of full maturity, cutting off whole fruit brush, and then cutting off the undamaged fruit.Seeds collected previously exempt from the amniotic membrane.Dry in a well-ventilated areas, outdoors or in the dryer.

berries contain large amounts of malic, citric, tartaric acids, tonics substances - skhizand-rin, skhizandrol, sugar, tannin, dyes, essential oils, vitamin C. The seeds are

found fatty oil, essential oil, resin.The ash contains iron, silicon, phosphorus, calcium.Glycosides and alkaloids in lemongrass found.

Lemongrass has a stimulating effect on the central nervous system, it enhances the positive conditioned reflexes, stimulates the reflex excitability, increases the sensitivity of eyes, tones the cardiovascular system, hypotension increases blood pressure, stimulates respiration, promotes more rapid recovery of strength with physical and mental fatigue anda longer preservation of health.In addition, lemongrass excites the motor and secretory functions of the digestive system, tones the uterus and the activity of skeletal muscles, activates the metabolism and regenerative processes and increase the immuno-biological reactions.The muscles under the influence of lemongrass drugs increase,

and glycogen content in the liver is reduced;the amount of lactic acid in the liver increases and decreases in muscle.Broth Schizandra berries slightly stimulates tissue respiration, lowers blood sugar in experimental diabetes, reduces the chloride content in the blood and reserve alkalinity.

In scientific medicine Schizandra is used mainly as a means of toning central nervous system.It is prescribed for physical and mental fatigue, reduced physical and mental performance, hypotension, drowsiness, asthenic and depressive states in mental and nervous patients, with an overall loss of strength due to the chronic infectious diseases and intoxications, with sluggishly granulating wounds and trophic ulcers.

Lemongrass is also used as a stimulant in a number of heart disease functional nature and the weakening of breath, pneumonia with vascular insufficiency.Application of lemongrass to enhance labor and gives positive results.Preparations of Schisandra act on the body slowly (2-10 weeks), but is effective in general fatigue and weakness, increased sleepiness (for pilots, sportsmen, tourists, researchers and others.), As well as dysentery in children.

Application lemongrass drugs to prevent overstimulation of the nervous and cardiovascular systems should be done under the supervision of and on prescription.

toning effect on the body Schisandra has long been known Nanai, on the conviction that a handful of dried berries Schisandra "gives strength to chase the trail of a sable without eating the whole day."

populated areas, where it grows lemongrass, uses the pulp of berries for making jelly and a lemon crust is put in place for the smell in the tea.The seeds are used for anemia, and others. Diseases.

contraindication to the use of lemongrass are insomnia, high blood pressure, nervous excitement, organic diseases of the cardiovascular system.

tolerability of the drug by the body can be installed using a test dose: the result is manifested in 30-40 minutes and lasts 4-6 hours.

Lemongrass does not make any bad effects, if its use is reasonable, it is not only the drugs but also dietary product.


Appointed lemongrass inside in the form of an alcohol tincture, liquid extract, tablets or powder.Drugs are used on an empty stomach or after 4 hours after eating.

seed extract of Schisandra is preparing a 70 ° alcohol (1: 3), 20-30 drops 3 times a day with hypotension.

tincture (alcohol at 96 °)% 25 -I: 20-40 drops 2 times a day on an empty stomach (see above). Pneumonia.

Broth (easy): 20 g per 200 ml;1 tbsp.spoon 2-3 times a day (drink warm) on an empty stomach.

powder (tablets): 0.5 g morning and evening 2 times daily (on an empty stomach or after 4 hours after eating).