Useful and therapeutic properties of hop ordinary ( wild )

August 12, 2017 17:59 | Drug Plants

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creeper, climbing over others. Plants or items.Perennial roots sheer, simple, giving the suckers.The stems are long, up to 5 meters or more in height, thin, hollow, curly, four-sided, sharp-hooked shittikami.The leaves are opposite, simple, three-pyatilopastnge, ddinnochereshkovye, upper alternate, upwards gradually become whole-extreme, with stipules.Flowers small, unisexual, female - green, with membranous scales leaves, collected in the ears, called cones;the leaves are covered with glands;male - yellowish-green, with membranous perianth and 5 stamens in paniculate inflorescences.Fruits - nuts, cones collected stems yellowish-green, drooping, later, grow brown.Blooms in July-August.

Hops - a fairly common plant in the forest-steppe and steppe regions.Found in damp places, on bushes, willows, along the banks of rivers and ravines.

Medicinal raw materials are stems, buds, or earrings and pieces of iron.Cones were collected in clear weather a few days before fully ripe, when the bracts a

re still tightly closed cone.For dried lumps of iron is sieved through a sieve, passed glands.The smell of dried raw pleasant, slightly bitter taste, with a slimy taste, long-term storage becomes an unpleasant odor and becomes unusable.Shelf life 1 year.In therapeutic application of cones necessary to strictly follow that they were neither perespevshimi (yellow-brown) or immature (bright green).

The cones contain colorants, mucous membranes (gums) of the substance, an alkaloid-homulin and others. The pieces of iron or lottuli-not contained except coloring, bitter, fatty substances resinous substances and organic acids (valeric acid).

infusion of cones has a sedative, anti-inflammatory, diuretic, tonic gastrointestinal kishech

ny tract and improves appetite effect.Appointed as an infusion or as a part of fees in the neuroses (especially in menopause), insomnia, gastritis, as a means of reducing the painful irritation of the bladder with cystitis, as well as a means to weaken the sexual activity.

According to French researchers, the cones have a toning and firming properties.According to its antiseptic properties stronger salicylic acid, which is due to the influence of the lupulin.Can be used in excessive sexual excitability, as a means of strengthening the cardiovascular system, particularly given the weakness of the myocardium, and both increase the appetite.Pillows filled with fresh hop cones, has a strengthening effect, which may even believe very critically minded doctor.

In folk medicine, hops is used as a means of improving digestion, gastritis as a sedative, with cystitis, urethritis, chronic diarrhea, scurvy.As an analgesic and sedative drink a decoction with the inflammation of the bladder, neurasthenia, neuralgia, liver and spleen, inflammation of the kidneys (nephritis), gallbladder (cholecystitis), jaundice and dropsy.Externally - in the form of an aqueous decoction as an anesthetic with radiculitis, as a sedative;to strengthen hair broth wash head;with shingles and bruises - make compresses in the form of lotions.From insomnia have long been used pillows filled cones.When multiple abscesses (due to improper metabolism) preparations of hops into use.

In homeopathy hop cones have sedative, car-diotonicheskim, diuretic and anti-inflammatory properties.Used as an infusion into kidney diseases, renal pelvis and bladder.If dysuria, insomnia, hypertension and atherosclerosis - in the form of baths.


Broth: 10 g per 200 ml;1 tbsp.spoon 3 times a day.

Tincture 25% -I: 40 drops 3 times a day.Powder from cones:. For half teaspoon 3 times a day.

Outer: condensed broth or cream in a ratio of 1: 4.

Infusion: 20 g of cones for 1 liter of boiling water or powder;in the small hours. spoon 3 times a day with water.

ointment of powder cones equally with lanolin or lard - rubbed at pains in the joints as a pain reliever.