Useful and therapeutic properties of sedum ( hare cabbage)

August 12, 2017 17:59 | Drug Plants

perennial small plant 5-10 cm high, with a weak neutolschennymi fleshy roots, weak prostrate or ascending stems.The leaves are small, succulent, ovate or rounded, sessile, cherepcha-tosblizhennye or apart.The flowers are dark, with sharp petals, collected in inflorescence spreading.It blooms from June to September.

Sedum - a fairly common plant in all areas.It occurs on dry sandy places, dry slopes, glades, on stony and calcareous soils.

Medical raw material is a herb collected during the flowering and dried in the shade or in air dryers.Also used the juice of fresh herbs - which is very poisonous.Grass

stonecrops contains organic acids (lactic, oxalic, malic, succinic, ascorbic, tannic et al.), And also some sweeteners (sedogeptoza) and flavones sedamin alkaloid.

Local Action stonecrop is sometimes annoying character resorptive effect is accompanied by vasoconstriction, increased bowel motility, there are also indications of the stimulating effect on the body.

established that ingestion stonecrop

drugs have a stimulating effect and stimulates respiration and increases the blood pressure, causing a narrowing of the blood vessels.Infusion of herbs recommended in various diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, as a laxative, tonic, in dropsy, and malaria.The diuretic effect is due to flavonoids.In epilepsy take powder of dried leaves (about 1 g - pinch - sugar three times a day for 3 months).When bruises apply ointment of herbs, cooked with lard (internal fat).Juice grass treated with contaminated wounds, a poultice of herbs are considered to be a means for information, warts and corns.Svezheistolchennuyu grass is applied to cancerous tumors.

In folk medicine, sedum brewed as a tea and drink at pains the heart, stomach, liver disease, catarrh of the upper respiratory tract, furunkeleze, diathesis;of acrid stonecrop use drugs for epilepsy, jaundice, anemia, childhood eczema, skin tuberculosis in children;eat grass (preferably powdered herbs) with bread in malaria;ointment, made from fresh herbs with pork fat, used for bone fractures, herpes;the same with the addition of camphor ointment is used in various types of tumors;juice smeared with freckles;drink a decoction for malaria, an ointment of the herb is applied to corns, warts, wounds and ulcers.

is used in homeopathy.


Broth 1: 3 g per 200 ml;half a cup 3 times a day from malaria in between bouts of illness.

Broth 2: 20 g per 200 ml;1 tbsp.spoon 3 times a day with reduced blood pressure.

Ointment can make or condensed broth or powder herbs: 1 part herb powder to 4 parts base (vaseline or butter).

In the Bulgarian folk medicine stonecrop is used as a painkiller and sedative hemorrhoids at

irritation and itching anus in.this area, as well as scurvy, atherosclerosis, epilepsy, mush of grass - for poultices for tumors.

For external use can sometimes cause irritation - it is necessary to take this into account!