There are several dozen species of Wheatgrass. In Asia alone distinguish its 53 species. Especially common couch grass. Common names:
ITEC, ranec, riani ponyri, dander, root-grass, dog-grass, worm-weed. Rhizomes of couch grass is quite widely used for therapeutic purposes in Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome, in medieval folk medicine, and are widely used in modern folk medicine of European countries and in homeopathy.
Avicenna in the "Canon of medicine" wrote about the quack grass: "It is useful in fresh wounds, if you put it to them, especially its root, has the property to heal. It prevents the occurrence of any of the Cathars. Squeezed the juice of it boiled with honey or wine — both taken in equal weight amounts, is an excellent medicine for the eyes. Comprise this medicine (so): take the juice force, half its quantity of myrrh, one — third pepper and one — third of the incense and mix. This is a great medicine that should be stored in the copper box." In folk medicine, couch grass used for cough and as a diuretic, it displays the body of uric acid and is recommended in gout and rheumatism. In some countries, wheat grass is included in the official Arsenal of phototherapy. Wheatgrass is sometimes called dog-grass. Its common to eat dogs and cats, especially those who live in the apartment and wipe vitamins. Such animals, when they reached the thickets of wheat grass, literally, graze in them. It is quite normal, but very carefully find the couch sick animals and not surprising, because in folk medicine it is used in collecting the cleansing blood. Healing and therapeutic properties of Wheatgrass
Medicines of quack grass rhizomes have diuretic, blood-purifying, enveloping, expectorant, diaphoretic and mild laxative properties. Extract of couch grass is to prepare the pills. Rhizomes are part of the children's sedative tea, diuretic tea number 3. There is hardly a malady that has not tried to deal with it. The most important indications for the use of couch grass couch grass rhizomes in traditional medicine:
- lung disease,
- retention of urine,
- diseases of the liver and gall bladder,
- inflammation of the stomach and intestines,
- rheumatism and gout,
- skin rashes,
- complaints associated with menstruation.
In diseases of the bronchi, due to the presence of silicic acid, its effect is similar to the horsetail, and can find application in problems with metabolism, rheumatism and gout.
The main applications of wheat grass — the so-called cleansing of the blood
when increased outflow of water from the body removes toxins that primarily have an impact in reducing skin rashes. Fatigue and state fatigue removable. All the components work together, as vitamins and minerals, saponins and related compounds. Used mainly tea who regularly drink in a few weeks to 1 Cup 2 times a day. THE USE OF COUCH GRASS IN FOLK MEDICINE
Diseases of the skin
15 g rhizomes with roots of couch grass boil for 10min. in a sealed container, to insist 4 hours, strain.
Take 1 tablespoon 3-4 times a day for 2-4 weeks.Diabetes
Couch grass works as a regulator of metabolism.
Folk medicine recommends this recipe: take 4 tablespoons of dry powdered rhizomes of Agropyron repens in 5 cups of water, put on low heat and boil to reduce the volume by one quarter. Then strain and take 1 tbsp 4-5 times a day.Hemorrhoids
Chronic inflammation of the colon, inflammation of the bladder and urinary tract decoction of wheat grass is prescribed for the night in the form of microclysters volume of 30—60g. To prepare the broth 2 tablespoons raw pour 1 Cup hot water, boil for 5-10 minutes, cool, strain and squeeze. Take 1/3 Cup 3 times a day before meals. Instead of broth, you can use the fresh juice of the aerial parts of the plant. For this purpose, the stalks are washed in running water, scalded with boiling water, passed through a meat grinder, diluted with water in ratio of 1:1, press through a thick cloth and boil for 3 minutes, Take 1/3 Cup 3 times a day before meals. Store in the refrigerator for 2 days. Sweating feet
Sweating foot odor and swelling. Good wash your feet with warm water and soap, rinse with cold water. Take straw from barley or oats or wheat or grass quack grass twist between your fingers as they weave baskets. Put on clean socks to sleep through the night. In the morning the straw throw, foot wash, put on clean socks. So to repeat daily at night.
The people believed one of the best remedies. Enough to do this for weeks, and the disease goes on for years. Disappear odor, sweating of the feet, suppuration.Fatigue
Pour 4 tbsp. chopped rhizomes of couch grass 5 cups of boiling water and boil until evaporated, about a quarter of the volume. Take 2 tablespoons 4-5 times a day before meals for 2-3 weeks. Diseases of male (infertility)
Pour two cups of boiling water 2 tablespoons rhizomes of couch grass. Prepare the broth. Take half a Cup 4 times a day before meals. Useful the rhizome of couch grass. Pour 1 tablespoon of wheat grass Cup boiling water, steep 30 minutes, strain and drink it 1 tablespoon. 3 times a day before meals. Arthritis
Pour 4 tablespoons of dry powdered rhizomes of couch grass 5 cups of water, boil to reduce the volume by a quarter. Take 1 tablespoon 4-5 times a day. Gastritis, colitis, enteritis, metabolic disorders,
Take 5 teaspoons of crushed rhizome of Wheatgrass and pour 1 Cup of cold boiled water. Insist 12 hours, drain the remaining mass of rhizomes pour 1 Cup of boiling water, to insist in a warm place 1 hour, drain, mix both of infusion. Take 1/2 Cup 4 times a day before meals. Exudative diathesis
Pour 1 tablespoon chopped dried rhizomes of couch grass 0.5 liters of boiling water. Boil for 15 minutes, to insist, wrapped, for 2 hours, drain. Take 1/2 Cup 3-4 times a day before meals. Constipation
Pour 5 tablespoons of crushed root of Wheatgrass 0.5 liters of boiling water, simmer 15 minutes. Cool, strain and do an enema for chronic constipation. A decoction for the treatment of tuberculosis
Need: 250ml milk, 2 tablespoons dried roots of Wheatgrass (or 1 tbsp fresh).
The method of preparation. The roots of couch grass to dry, pour the hot milk, boil for 5 mins Drain.
The method of application. The tool a little to cool and drink 1 reception. Make up to 3 cups a day with tuberculosis.Pulmonary tuberculosis
Boil in 1 Cup milk for 5 minutes 2 tablespoons dried roots of Wheatgrass (fresh — 1 tbsp), cool slightly and drink for 1 admission. Make up to 3 cups a day.
The same decoction helps and other intractable diseases.Cholecystitis
Take 20 g of rhizomes of couch grass, pour 1.5 cups of boiling water. To insist hours, to filter. Take 1 glass 3 times a day.
The course of treatment is 1 month.Cystitis, urolithiasis, articular rheumatism, gout
Pour 2 tablespoons of chopped Wheatgrass rhizomes 1 Cup of water, boil for 10 minutes in a sealed container, to insist 4 hours, strain. Take 1 tablespoon 3 times a day. Tea blend from acne vulgaris
Wheatgrass 20,0; Viola tricolor 10,0; 10,0 Horsetail; Nettle 10,0.
Two teaspoons with the top of the mixture, pour 1/4 l of boiling water, let stand 10 minutes and then strain. Regularly drinking 1 Cup of tea 3 times a day.Salts in the joints
is Often the cause of pain in the joints is a General slagging of the organism.
How to get clean. Gather in the garden the rhizomes of couch grass, rinse thoroughly. One glass of rhizomes insist 12 hours in a liter of boiled water, add honey to taste and drink half a Cup 3-5 times a day.
Author: Egorov I. V., candidate of biological Sciences
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