Surely many have a perennial and very beautiful plant growing in the garden — echinacea. This flower is the most popular medicinal plant in the world. In this article, we will tell you about the healing properties, applications of this miracle plant and what diseases are treated with echinacea remedies.
From this article you will learn:
Echinacea affects the human immune system and strengthens the body’s defenses.
Echinacea improves immunity, cleanses the entire lymphatic system, blood, liver, fights against viruses, bacteria, fungi. This miracle plant contains many healing elements and substances, the most important of which is betaine, which prevents the symptoms of heart attack and stroke.
This plant is rich in iron, calcium, selenium, silicon, vitamins A, C, E, trace elements: magnesium, manganese, potassium, sodium. It also has anti-allergic, anti-inflammatory, diuretic, antiviral and antibacterial actions.
As well as the beneficial properties of echinacea, they have the ability to heal difficult wounds, ulcers and eczema.
Interesting Echinacea Facts
Medicinal raw materials of the plant — flowers, stems, roots and leaves. Echinacea is used internally (for colds, flu, bladder disease, etc.) and for external use (in the treatment of hives, burns, herpes and other skin diseases).
For example, for the treatment of stomach ulcers, removing stones from the kidneys, it is recommended to take 10% alcohol tincture from the roots orally. With asthma, cough, pneumonia, external rubbing with alcohol tincture in the lungs helps well.
A decoction of echinacea improves appetite, sleep, vision, helps reduce headaches and joint pain.
For medical purposes, the plant is harvested from the age of 2, both flowers and leaves are used (roots and rhizomes are dug in the fall).
Echinacea is an effective remedy that fights many infections and other diseases.
Tea avoids colds and also helps those who suffer from eczema!
Pour 3 flowers or 2 teaspoons of crushed root or leaves with 0.5 liters of boiling water and leave for 40 minutes. Drink 1 cup for prevention and 3 cups at the beginning of colds. Take a month, then take a break for a month.
Leaf alcohol tincture
This tincture will help with prostate adenoma, constipation, stomach ulcers, improves metabolism. Pour the leaves with alcohol or vodka in a ratio of 1:10, leave for 10 days. Take 25–30 drops 3 times a day before meals.
Tincture of rhizomes with roots
Pour the crushed raw materials with 95% alcohol so that it only slightly covers it. Infuse for 2 weeks, then squeeze, strain. Take 25–30 drops 3 times a day 30 minutes before meals. Keep refrigerated.
echinacea headache remedy
Grind the whole echinacea plant into a powder and mix it with honey. For 100 grams of powder, you need 300 grams of honey. Mix the whole mixture well and take with tea 3 times a day.
This remedy will relieve headaches, normalize sleep, calm the nervous system and lower blood pressure.
Echinacea decoction to improve memory and attention
This decoction can not only increase immunity, improve blood composition, but also strengthen memory and attention, relieve stress and increase efficiency.
Chop the echinacea. Pour 1 teaspoon of the powder with 1 cup of boiling water, sweat in a water bath for 15–20 minutes. Then you need the mixture to infuse for 30 minutes and strain.
Take 1/3 cup 3 times a day, before meals. The course is 10 days, a break of 5 days and the course can be repeated.