Medicinal plants, which since ancient times was used for healing the body, youth and beauty, and is used today in medicine, they can easily grow at home. Focus on a few: parsley, sage, rosemary, thyme, Echinacea, garlic, and Basil. All green medications, can collect by your desire. Plants do not take up much space, even if you have of this place is not much. They can be grown in small containers on the balcony.
You can be creative and give a second life to old worn-out sink or bucket, use them as a container and the plants to be planted in ordinary pots. Weeding and addition of organic additives to the plants every 2-3 weeks will ensure you have a thriving, healthy garden. On the seed packet always contains information about the depth of sowing, the month of the year and the necessary conditions of illumination. If you buy seedlings, consult the dealer. You like to gather fresh green plants that you have grown yourself.
For a long time to freshen breath, you can chew the leaves of fresh parsley. If you cook a bunch of parsley on low heat for 20 minutes (in sealed container), with a large amount of water, you get high-quality diuretic tea, and it's much better tablets.
Two large parsley root, sliced and cooked in the same way with the addition of a handful of corn ryltsev, make a tea strong enough to wash the uric sand from the kidneys and bladder.
Strong tea with sage is a good antiseptic and assistant in diseases of the digestive tract.
Rinsing with sage will help remove the inflammation from the throat, and inhalations with sage will help with the inflammation of the respiratory tract. In the form of compresses with a clean cloth or cotton soaked in tincture of sage, used in trudnozazivate or purulent wounds.
A sprig of rosemary in hot water with lemon and honey will make a nice tea that will cure a headache.
Good for colds, softening and antitussive effect. Rosemary oil has good antiseptic properties, helps in the treatment of acne, eczema and infected wounds, tightens the skin. Rosemary stimulates circulation and warms the body.
Bath with fresh or dried leaves of rosemary will give you pleasant relaxation. Put the herbs in a handkerchief or cheesecloth and put in a very hot bath. When the water has cooled enough, feel free to jump.
Attention! Strict contraindication: do not use rosemary during pregnancy.
A good cure for coughs is an infusion with thyme: 1 gram of dried herb soaked in 600 ml of boiling water. Take 1-2 tablespoons 3-5 times a day.
It has bronchodilator, expectorant, antispasmodic, analgesic and anti-inflammatory action. If you are dealing with the "difficult" patient, as a child, you can put this infusion into the bath.
The use of thyme in the food useful to men as a positive effect on male function.
Echinacea purpurea will grow tall and beautiful, all the parts have antiviral and antimicrobial action. The best option is to dry the leaves and flowers and then place them in a glass and store in a dark place.
When you feel that the cold has knocked at the door, take a teaspoon of dry plants, pour boiling water and cover the Cup. Leave for 15 minutes. Drink 3-5 cups a day of Echinacea, sweetened with honey and flavored with cloves or lemon. This will help to get rid of the virus. Juice from fresh plant speeds healing.
Ordinary bulbs will sprout new shoots and tie with sturdy stems and delicate flowers. Garlic has the ability to lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels to some extent.
But its most famous property is a natural antibiotic. In influenza is recommended grated garlic mixed with honey in proportion 1:1. Take 1 teaspoon daily with warm water.
When inflammation of the oral mucosa or sore throat, make a gargle of infusion of garlic. For cleaning of ear infection using hot oil with garlic. This requires finely chop 3 large cloves of garlic, heat, add 3 tablespoons of olive oil, heat and allow to cool. The victim was dropped 3 drops of warm oil a day. Another old cure for a cold is a few cloves of garlic to eat fresh.
Surprisingly, this is a culinary plant used in medicine. A few fresh Basilica leaves pour vodka just enough to cover the leaves and leave to infuse in a cool dark place for three weeks. Drink a teaspoon every morning to dispel the Blues and heavy thoughts. It will also help to get rid of headaches and improve digestion.