Useful and therapeutic properties of bird cherry
tree or shrub with alternate, petiolate, entire leaves with serrated along the edge of the plate.The flowers are white, fragrant, collected in the drooping hand.Calyx and corolla five-membered, stamens many, one pistil.Fruit - black drupe.It flowers in May and June, fruits ripen in August - early September.
Distributed in all areas found in the undergrowth of deciduous moist forests, on bushes, ravines and floodplains of small rivers.
Medicinal raw materials are the fruits, in folk medicine - the fruits, flowers and bark.
bird cherry fruits contain tannins and others. Organic acids (malic, citric), as well as the essential oil of bitter almonds, glycoside amygdalin and others. It should be remembered, that the flowers, leaves and bark of wild cherry contain glycoside amygdalin, the decay of which stands out strongly poisonousfor human substance - hydrogen cyanide.
fruits of bird cherry have a pronounced astringent properties.The medicine used a decoction or infusion of the fruit inside as a binder, p
In folk medicine, infusion of wild cherry fruit is used as a means protivoponosnoe.Infusion of flowers - as a lotion for inflammatory diseases mucous membranes of the eyes (brewed as a tea).Flowers insist on methylated spirits or kerosene used as a rub for rheumatism.The bark from young branches in the form of broth - diaphoretic, and antifebrile protivoponosnoe means;bark, infused vodka - rubbing with radiculitis;decoction of the bark is washed with sore eyes and drink from rheumatism.A decoction of the leaves is used for gastric diseases.In diseases light leaves and flowers are brewed and consumed as a tea.The flowers, leaves and fruits are used for trichomonas coleitis as douching.
berries Broth: 15 g per 200 ml;2 Art.spoon 3-4 times a day.
Infusion of flowers: 1 teaspoon in a glass of cold boiled water, insist 8 hours - with an inflammation of the eye in the form of lotions, etc.
mixture of drugs for stomach:. 3 of the berries of wild cherry and 2 of the blueberries, all crushed and mixed.;1 tbsp.spoon mixture brew 1 cup of boiling water;use 2 tablespoons.spoon 3-4 times a day.
tea from the leaves of wild cherry is recommended for bronchitis and as a gargle for inflammation of the oral mucosa.
Indications: cherry fruit is used as an astringent for diarrhea and infectious nature of other disorders of the stomach and bowel function, as well as an aid in infectious colitis and diarrhea.
Dosage forms: broth cherry fruit - 1 tbsp.l.fruit brew 1 cup of boiling water, boil for 20 minutes, strain.Adults appoint 0.25 cup 2-3 times a day.Infusion of fruit pour 1 cup boiling water, boil for 5 minutes, insist 2 hours. Take of 0.25 cup 2-3 times a day.