Use of sea buckthorn have been known since ancient times in Ancient Greece, its leaves and young twigs were used to treat soldiers and horses. But then it gradually forgotten. And only in the last three to four decades buckthorn again became widespread.
Medicinal raw are the fruits, leaves and seeds of plants. The fruits harvested in the period they reach technical maturity. The collection is produced by obsidiane with branches or truncation of the branches immediately after ripening berries. Lounging around the fruit can be produced in winter in areas with sustained frost, without thawing. The best time for gathering berries – morning or evening hours when the air temperature is not below -15°C. In Sunny weather, the berry is better not to collect, since the thawing of shell can be easily separated from the pulp. Frozen fruits, you can save up to half a year.
The use of sea-buckthorn berries contain vitamins b, large amounts of vitamin C. Due to the lack in the fruit of ascorbicacid vitamin C is well preserved and after processing of the fruit. They contain Apple acid, carotene, fatty oil, minerals, iron and other substances. Continue reading
Capulin (lat. Prunus salicifolia) is a small deciduous tree of the Plum kind, belonging to the family Rosaceae. Height reaches 15 meters.
Native plants considered to be Guatemala and Mexico. It is cultivated in many countries in Central America and in Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia and Colombia. In mountainous areas it occurs at altitudes up to 2500 meters above sea level. Grows only in the tropical and subtropical belt, withstands light frosts.
Biological description capulina
Capulina leaves oval-lanceolate, glossy, dark green, darker at the top than the bottom, length 6 to 18 see
Has white flowers, gathered in racemes. Therefore, during the flowering trees are very similar to the cherry, especially as the scent of flowers exactly the same. Tourists from Europe often take capulin blooming for the cherry. Continue reading
Usually any expectant mother, trying not to hurt her baby, avoiding blind application of drugs and chemicals. We all understand that almost any drugs can affect health and proper fetal development. And, of course, consult with doctors about their use in that case, if you are sick.
But, when it comes to the treatment of medicinal herbs, many consider them completely harmless. We often hear these words: “What is a harmless weed”. Here is a profound mistake!
Let’s try to figure out whether weed is so harmless, according to most. As for the application of many medicinal plants there are contraindications. A pregnant woman must be especially cautious about what she takes, because it affects the lives and health of her child.
Herbs contraindicated in pregnancy
Oddly enough, but the list of medicinal plants that disrupt the correct course of pregnancy and can cause abortion (miscarriage) is very extensive. So distribute them by type of impact on a pregnant woman’s body.
Plants that can cause a miscarriage
This is the most dangerous category of medicinal plants for the pregnant woman.They all cause increased tone of the uterus and may cause abortion. Continue reading