In childhood the best and most common ways of application of medicinal plants are enteral, external, inhalation.
The intake for children differs little from that in adults, but has its own characteristics. The optimal dosage forms — preparations (teas), tinctures and decoctions. The use of plants in the form of tea has more preventive than therapeutic orientation.
In the preparation of medicinal herbs for ingestion, it is advisable to pre-grind them to a powder, passing the plants through a meat grinder or the grinder. The particles should not be very small (1-3 mm in diameter). It should be remembered that in the preparation of powder appears the dust of plants, which can cause irritation of the mucous membranes of the nasopharynx, or the eye in children who are prone to allergies. Therefore, processing plants must be carried out in the absence of children and it is good to ventilate the room. Because crushed plant in 1.5—2 months start to lose their therapeutic properties, they do not try to make in large quantities. Store the powder necessary in a sealed jar in the refrigerator and before use to mix. When using the plant powder is the most effective and simple way to prepare yavlyaetsyato for 3 minutes with the subsequent insisting in heat within 2 hours.
Gargling and mouth in children of middle and older ages do not usually cause any difficulties. Children aged 3-4 years are also easily trained to this process, but the procedure should be carried out only in the presence of adults. Children under the age of 3 years instead of gargling it is possible to give to drink warm decoction or infusion in small SIPS or bury them in the nose (for 8-10 drops) so that they go down your throat. Effective only frequent rinsing (at least 5-6 times a day), and in acute periods every 1.5—2 hours.
In addition to aquatic forms, for the treatment of the nasopharynx medicinal plants can be used in the form of oil extracts or emulsions of an aqueous extract of herbs with vegetable oils, preferably olive, corn or sunflower refined light. Them buried in the nose or use to lubricate the mucous membrane of the nasopharynx. Continue reading
Oman high according to ancient Slavic legends, has nine magical force that appears in the folk names of plants. But there is also another version of the origin of names associated with the Latin word Helios which means sun.
Bright, Golden-yellow petals create a sun-like inflorescence of Oman, which resembles a large star, which contributes to life on our planet.
The long-term grassy plant in height about two meters. The leaves are grayish below. lower leaves without petioles, sessile. Golden yellow flowers are collected in inflorescence-basket. Blooms of Oman in July – September. In this period it is well visited by bees, you can collect two hundred or three hundred pounds of honey from one hectare of scrubland or industrial plantations of Oman high.
In Ancient Greece about the medicinal use recalled Hippocrates. The great physician of the Arab East Abu Ali Ibn Sina, or which was known in Europe as Avicenna appreciated this plant and its medicinal properties, well-used them in their practice. Continue reading
The scientific name of the genus comes from the Greek words korios — bug and anison, anise. Local names: Calandra, cilantro, bug-infested, Calandra to help regain a loss kinji.
Herbaceous plant height of about 50 centimeters. Basal leaves on long petioles. Lower cauline ones short — petiolate, upper — sessile, vaginal. The flowers are white or pale pink, collected in small umbrellas. Petals directed from the center of the umbrella have a length of 5-6 mm, directed inwards – 1-3 mm.
Cilantro was brought from southern Europe and Asia Minor. Widely grown in Ukraine, in Central black earth region and South-Eastern regions of European Russia, in the North Caucasus. In wild form it is found in the Crimea, Central Asia, the Caucasus and South of European part of Russia.
The plant likes light, fertile soils with neutral or slightly acid reaction. On marshy, sour, clay soils that easily form a crust, does not grow well. Plants need moisture at different periods of growth and development varies. At the beginning of the growing season when the leaf surface is small, it requires a little moisture, but during the formation of the stem, in the period of intensive growth of vegetative mass and formation of the reproductive organs and this need is greatly increased. The greatest sensitivity to the lack of vlahov soil during the flowering period. Less is required at the time of ripening, when the umbrellas and the fruit has formed and natural drying of the plants. But an excess of moisture during the growing period is harmful to growth and development of coriander. Continue reading