Sea buckthorn benefits and harms.
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.
Benefit to the organism is achieved in the treatment of sea buckthorn. In medicine for treating beriberi used sea buckthorn juice, at least – different tinctures and aqueous extracts, syrup and butter.Used in folk medicine and other plant parts. Prepurchase from the leaves to treat rheumatism.
Of special value is sea buckthorn oil content in the fruit pulp reaches 8-9 per cent. In the official Pharmacopoeia it is used to treat burns, bedsores, frostbite, senile cataracts, gastritis, diabetes, anemia, hypertension, various ulcers, atherosclerosis.
At external disease, the affected area cleaned, pipette sea buckthorn oil, then placing gauze bandage. Dressings changed every day. In the treatment of ulcers before applying sea buckthorn oil, they are best washed with a solution of penicillin. Gastric ulcer oil is taken orally to 1 teaspoon 2-3 times a day.
At home the fruit after juicing, grinding and drying infused sunflower oil in a warm place for two weeks, strain. In this case, the obtained oily liquid with a high content of sunflower oil and a lower content of biologically active substances.
Sea buckthorn oil is of better quality it is easy to cook by yourself. For this purpose, from the first berries wring out the juice manually. The remaining cake is dried in an oven at a temperature not exceeding 100°C, placing it in a sieve or on the grill, covered with gauze. Oven dried berries contain large amounts of oil. The dried cake was pulverized using a coffee grinder. Then it is desirable to separate the seeds by sifting them through the sieve. A third of the crushed mass is placed in a glass or enameled pots, primed with an equal volume of sunflower refined oil and a tight-fitting lid. This mixture was kept in a dark warm (50-60°C) place for 2-3 days, at least twice a day mix. The oil is then squeezed from the meal and they pour the next portion of the meal, and pour fresh oil. Triple extraction with three portions of meal is sufficient for obtaining sea buckthorn oil of satisfactory quality. Side effects sea buckthorn oil does not cause.
Anemia and depletion of sea-buckthorn fruits are used as food in any form. The leaves and young twigs brewed and drink as tea. When sinusitis sterile sea buckthorn oil injected with 4-5 ml of the maxillary sinus. With stomatitis, periodontal disease and glossitis brewed tea with the leaves of sea buckthorn: 5 g of raw pour 1 Cup of boiling water. When spring conjunctivitis, radiation injury and burns eye injuries and corneal ulcers helps sea buckthorn oil as compresses.
Sea-buckthorn berries and useful for women’s diseases.
In gynecological practice is used sea buckthorn oil daily for tampons when cervical erosion, colpitis. It is noticed that fresh sea buckthorn berries help in the treatment of infertility in men and women.
In cancer of the stomach and esophagus, it is useful to eat 1 tablespoon of sea-buckthorn fruits 3-4 times a day. In cancer of the stomach and esophagus and externally for radiation injury of the skin it is recommended to take sea buckthorn oil 1 teaspoon 2-3 times a day.
Gout helps infusion of leaves of sea buckthorn. It is prepared as follows: 1 tablespoon dried minced raw pour 1 Cup boiling water and insist for half an hour. Take in filtered form 1/2 Cup 3 times a day.
In diseases of joints and rheumatism, you can take a decoction or tea made from the leaves of sea buckthorn. Broth recipe: 1 tablespoon dried minced raw boiled for 10 minutes in 1 Cup of water, strain and bring the volume to initial boiled water. Take 1/2 Cup 2 times a day. Tea take 5 grams of raw materials to 1 Cup of boiling water.
Sea buckthorn harm.
Fresh fruits and sea-buckthorn juice can harm the gastritis with hyperacidity and peptic ulcer. Patients suffering from urolithiasis with urate stones origin, preparations of sea buckthorn is absolutely contraindicated.