Useful and therapeutic properties of cyanosis azure ( blue )

August 12, 2017 17:59 | Drug Plants

Perennial herb up to 1 m in height.Rhizome short, thick, thin with numerous roots.Stem ribbed, hollow.The leaves are alternate, lower leaves petiolate, upper - sessile, pinnate, naked.The flowers are collected in paniculate inflorescences, right, blue, or purple, with spiky aureole choripetalae.Fruit - the tricuspid, mnogose-myannaya box.Blooms in July-August.

cyanosis azure found in the Southeast, in the more northern areas, often in the deciduous forest zone.It grows on damp meadows, rivers, forest edges, bushes and forest glades, not forming a continuous thickets.

Medical raw material are rhizomes with roots and grass.Collect rhizomes with roots of one, two years old in August and September, quickly washed and always cut lengthwise, and dried in the dryer or in the sun, or in attics.Grass popularly collected during flowering, but it is less valuable.Ready raw material - thick, cut along the rhizome with the roots of gray, in fracture yellowish-white.Shelf life 3 years.

roots and rhizomes contain up

to 20-30% of saponins, essential and fatty oils, resins and unknown substances that act on the nervous system.

cyanosis azure completely replaces senega and ipecac.Due to the large amounts of saponins, it is used as an expectorant, analgesic and sedative.Sedation cyanosis 8-10 times stronger than that of valerian.It was also found her property significantly increase the speed of blood clotting.Cyanosis drug in combination with grass uliginose put into practice for the treatment of gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer.The course of treatment - 3 weeks.Preparations of these plants are used as follows: for 30 minutes before a meal consumed inside the broth Cudweed (South 200 mL) 3 tbsp.spoon 2 hours after a meal - a decoction of the roots of cyanosis (6 g per 200 ml) - 1 tbsp.spoon 3 times a day

.Cudweed in this case added to calm the nervous system.

In folk medicine, cyanosis azure used in respiratory diseases, particularly chronic, root extract acts very effectively especially in the use of drugs just before coughing fit.These drugs act as an expectorant, analgesic and sedative.They are particularly useful in whooping cough and insomnia.The latter speaks about the special properties of the drug from the root cyanosis affect the central nervous system.

Under these diseases in folk medicine cyanosis azure used in the form of decoctions, simple or condensed (instead of the extract), from the root, and sometimes from grass plants, or in a mixture of roots and herbs equally.


Broth: 3, 6 or 8 grams per 200 ml;1 tbsp.spoon 3 times a day after 2 hours after a meal (for the combined treatment of peptic ulcer disease, and as an expectorant - 4-5 times a day) or 3-5 Art.spoons a day.

extract a 25%: 15 drops 3 times a day (expectorant).

homemade extract (m. E. Decoction concentrated to polovinyili to significant thickness), 1 h. Spoon 3 times a day.

Infusion: 3 g of roots and 8 g of herb per 200 ml of boiling water, 1 tbsp.spoon 3-5 times a day.The extract used in diseases of the bronchi and lungs (tuberculosis, acute, chronic bronchitis, lung abscess, pneumonia and lobar pneumonia).