Volodushka: medicinal properties and contraindications

Despite the development of science and inventionvarious drugs and methods of treatment, traditional medicine, which was practiced by people in ancient times, is relevant to this day. Because the properties of plants and the reaction of the human body to them have not changed. When there were no possible pharmacies, hospitals and affordable medicines, people were treated with what was at hand or advised by the medicine men, medicinal herbs. These people knew their properties, and what diseases they can cure. Now very few people know what kind of plant it is - the volostushka, and what she has medicinal properties, and also what has contraindications. In this article you will get detailed information about this useful and amazing plant, at the same time you will learn the folk recipes for preparing infusions, tested not by one generation.

The volostushka has wide, but thin leaves

Volodushka description

To get started, we'll get to know more about the volostushka. Volodyushka - a plant that reaches a height of up to one and a halfmeters, having empty from within the stems, thick strong roots of white color. The volostushka has wide, but thin leaves at the base, and also small flowers of yellow color, consisting of several small umbrellas, which form an inflorescence. This perennial plant blooms in the summer, somewhere in the first two months of the year. From the end of July to September, the fruits of the volostus ripen.

Many kinds of volostushki exist in nature. But not all are used in folk medicine. The most common types of pharmacists and traditional healers are parasol multi-strand, Chinese and golden. For the preparation of infusions and broths, usually,used flowers, leaves, stems. Because the upper part contains more vitamins and useful elements than the root. They are collected at a time when they begin to bloom and open, that is, in June and July. The upper part is collected by gently cutting them so as not to damage the root. However, the roots are also useful and they are also used as a medicine. Volodyushki often grow in meadows, forest edges, sometimes found in cottages and gardens. Cut off parts of the plant must be dried well in a dark room. Start drying should be immediately after harvesting, so that the plant does not lose useful properties.

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Now let's see how parasol possesses medicinal properties. A golden chest improves the functioning of the liver andThe gallbladder, having a choleretic effect, strengthens the capillaries. For people with digestive system problems, with frequent headaches or frequent dizziness, it is necessary to take infusions from the roots of the volostushki. Also, infusion from the roots clears the body of toxins, has a curative effect on the capillaries, heals wounds and can act as a laxative. Broth from the stems of the volostushki perfectly removes the heat, heals the cold, colds. Decoction and infusion of leaves and flowers removes physical fatigue, increases the activity of the brain, calms the nerves, relieves headaches, replenishes the body with vitamins. Also with the help of infusion of flowers, leaves or stems can be treated various gynecological diseases, impotence.

Another species of the cell is the Chinese volostushka,in addition to these therapeutic properties can treat malaria and tropical fever. Dried particles of this plant can be brewed and drunk instead of tea to fight illnesses. They are very useful if you suddenly manage to go on vacation to tropical countries. Chinese volostushka can even successfully help fight cirrhosis of the liver.


Volodyushka contraindicated to people with a stomach ulcer and those who have allergies to it. For people with allergies, you should consult a doctor to determine the dose of use.

The golden chest improves the functioning of the liver and gallbladder

Folk methods of preparing infusions from the volostushki for the prevention of certain diseases:

  1. Against impotence: dry crushed grass pour boiling water 250 ml and stir. Keep in a dry place for several hours. For three weeks three times a day to drink on an empty stomach for 100 ml.
  2. Against migraine: in 250 ml of water put a dry herb or root (2 teaspoons) and simmer for about half an hour at low heat. Then you need to cool and strain. Drink a day 3 times 20 minutes before eating.
  3. Against the flu, pressure, nerves: grind the dry grass (50 grams), then pour vodka (500 ml). Hold for 10 days in a dark place. Drink on an empty stomach for 30 drops a day 3 times.
  4. Against hepatitis: dry powdered grass (3 teaspoons) pour boiling water (250 ml) and keep in a dark place for 5 hours. Drink on an empty stomach for a month for 70 ml per day.

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